Re: crashes and hangs in KDE 3.4
> Did you try using KDE 3.4 with a freshly created KDE configuration
> (move .kde directory out of the way and let it create a new one)? What
> Debian version do you use? I use mostly Sarge with some parts of Sid.
Yes, indeed. I always do that with a new point release of KDE: move
.kde out of the way, start fresh, and then start customizing. And I do
customize a lot; I change a lot of settings in the Control Center. My
login hang started during that process-- at some point I couldn't
reliably log in again. This was before I configured any applications;
just Control Center settings. I isolated a few that seemed to cause the
trouble (e.g. turning off certain system sounds, setting up a kwallet),
but it's not convincing; I think it's some interaction that causes the
This is one of the frustrating things about it. Start clean, and you
should get a clean result.
I'm using the latest Debian packages from alioth. My system is also
Sarge with some Sid.
> I dont want to go back to KDE 3.3. I like 3.4 quite much. It crashes less
> than KDE 3.3. The Kontact crash-on-exit behaviour that I had with 3.3 is
> completely gone now for example.
Well I'm glad to hear it, and it does seem that most other users aren't
having all of the problems that I am.