desktop problem

Jonathan Engwall engwalljonathanthereal at
Tue Feb 19 15:45:49 PST 2019

Downloading 5.4.1 now hoping for better results.
Any advice, suggestion, inquiry is welcome.
Jonathan Engwall

On Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 2:06 PM Jonathan Engwall <
engwalljonathanthereal at wrote:

> Also you should know that I am using it on virtualbox.
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 1:52 PM Jonathan Engwall <
> engwalljonathanthereal at wrote:
>> I have spent all day working on this, since 8 a.m. it is now 1:45. X11
>> and DBUS did not configure properly. Mkdesktop is the pkg I used to build
>> KDE and now, because /var/run/dbus is literaly not there I cannot log in.
>> I need to bypass the desktop to get console access. I have used the live
>> image several times and made changes which ultimately have not produced
>> results.
>> I have changed the entry for tty8, I have written an .xinitrc, I have
>> changed the .login and .login-config both to BAK.login. And I get nowhere.
>> At this point I want to remove KDE, but I can't. Using the live image as
>> root does not allow me to remove any packages.
>> How can I get around the desktop login?
>> Jonathan Engwall
>> Also I have noticed that /etc/X11/ is empty
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