How to make KDE3 run? How make .kde directory accessible?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Sun Feb 7 19:39:32 PST 2010

On 2010-02-07 14:15 , Marko Käning wrote:
> I installed KDE via MacPorts, which seems to have succeeded, but now
> I don't know HOW TO actually RUN it and other applications in that
> environment (like kmymoney - which compiled and installed
> successfully already before I got KDE installed).
> Also MacPorts installed a .kde directory in my users directory, but
> with ownership of the root-user! That means, I cannot access it at
> all. Funnily enough my administrator user (who is NOT root, but has
> full admin permissions) CAN NOT change the ownership of said .kde
> diretory to the unprivileged user... What can be done about this?

Was this really being installed by the port in the installation process?
Please check with 'port provides' if this path is really part of the
port in question.

 $ port provides ~/.kde/some_file

Alternatively, grep 'port contents' for this path.

 $ port contents <portname> |grep '\.kde3'


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