"Could not start kdeinit. Check your installation and try again."
Hello. I have KDE 3.2, under Debian testing/unstable. I wiped clean my
previous installation of KDE 3.1 (apt-get --purge, rm -rf /etc/kde3) and
reinstalled from the .deb's at download.kde.org.
Whenever any user logs into a session from kdm, a window pops up that
Could not start kdeinit. Check your installation and try again.
Another user reported on comp.windows.x.kde today that he sees the
following error message:
kdeinit: relocation error: /usr/lib/libqt-mt.so.3: undefined symbol:
startkde: Could not start kdeinit. Check your installation.
I haven't seen this, but it's consistent with the error messages on my
I filed a bug report about this at KDE:
http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=74154. They instantly replied that
"this is an installation problem. Contact debian-kde or the package
Any help would be appreciated.