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Re: Anti-aliasing problems prevent KDE startup

On Tuesday 10 July 2001 00:53, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying out the kde2.2beta1 in unstable and it seems all great
> and fun excluding the anti-aliasing issue.

Install anti-aliasing-howto and read the docs of the package.
> When I turn on anti-aliasing the next time I login the KDE will think
> it has started successfully leaving me with a gray blank screen. It
> looks like it's kwin that crashes (from what I saw when I started kde2
> from an xterm), but I can't be sure. I guess the unresolved symbols
> in kdelibs have already been reported but for the record:
> The antialiasing issue renders the system useless, and I didn't really
> understand the reason of the freeze until I turned it off in the new
> configuration wizard that greets you retrying everything. You
> think your computer is fast and turn all the fancy effects on leaving
> you with a too plain desktop. :P

Better to experiment with AA like this

	QT_XFT=true Your_prefered_kde_app_here

If it works switch it on globally.
> And I haven't been able to find a log of kde error messages when I
> login from kdm. What am I missing? A warning/error log would be
> useful.

Check ~/.xsession-errors.

> Thanks,
> -- 
> Eray Ozkural (exa) <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr>
> Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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