The installation just hanged during boot. What should I do?
Kwort use linux 3.19.2 so you can try any option in the kernel. Normally,
nomodeset fix the problem
Ok, I've installed Kwort, what should I do now?
First, login as root, then add a new user with:
useradd -m -g users -G audio,video,cdrom,floppy,dialout,wheel -s /bin/bash newuser
Then you should try if Xorg (try the
startx command) works as expected for you. If not should configure your X settings with:
A new file will be created, test is with:
X -config ./xorg.conf.new
Then, copy that file to
/etc/X11 with the name
Now you can login with your new created user and start the graphical environment with the following command:
My user can't play any sound file... What should I do?
Surely your user isn't in the audio group. Check it with the command:
id -n -G
If that's OK, then maybe you have to configure your soundcard, try it with:
Where can I configure my network? Which file?
Just edit and put your configuration as needed /etc/rc.d/net. See the System Configuration in order to understand what /etc/rc.d/net should be
How can I manage my packages with Kwort?
Kpkg is the packet manager from Kwort. Read the full documentation here: Package System
X resolution in qemu/kvm, doesn't get any higher than 800x600, how can I fix it?
Yes, edit your xorg.conf (it should be in /etc/X11/xorg.conf) and set in the Monitor settings the HorizSync and VertRefresh. So your Monitor section should look something like this:
Section "Monitor" Identifier "Monitor0" VendorName "Monitor Vendor" ModelName "Monitor Model" VertRefresh 43-60 HorizSync 28-64 EndSection
I go into X, but my mouse and/or keyboard isn't working. How can I fix it?
Since Kwort doesn't use PolicyKit/uinputd/hal, just add the following to your xorg.conf file:
Section "ServerFlags" Option "AutoAddDevices" "False" EndSection
What should I do with the kdb file?
The kdb file stands for Kwort database, and you can install it with kpkg in this way:
kpkg instkdb europa.kdb
I heard that I can use CRUX ports with Kwort. Is that true? If that's so, then how can I do it?
CRUX ports are a really nice piece of software. You can even integrate that port system in any Linux distribution with just a few modifications. I made those modification in the crux port system for Kwort so that, the port system is fully integrated with Kwort's package system, that way, you can really enjoy it. Go to the package_more/ports directory of the ISO and install the packages in there:
# If the ISO is mounted in /mnt/cdrom kpkg install /mnt/cdrom/packages_more/ports/*.tar.xz
Just bear in mind that ports can be found in
/usr/src/ports, unlike CRUX where ports are in
I encourage you to read the CRUX Port's documentation
Is it there something like a "service" command for Kwort?
Since Kwort 4.2, the service command is already included in the rc package, otherwise, you can download it from here