Re: "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.
> You do realize, don't you, that you installed woody backports of KDE 3.2
> which were built with gcc 2.95, and so are incompatible with your qt and
> all other c++ packages from testing/unstable.
> This might be the cause of your problems.
Thank you. I removed the packages for stable, and installed the packages
for unstable. Most (though not quite all) of my KDE problems have been
solved, including the dreaded "Could not start kdeinit."
I just love my new KDE desktop.