tag 573080 moreinfo thanks On Sunday 20 February 2011 13:42:44 Joel Sparks wrote: > Package: kdm > Version: 4:4.4.5-7 > Severity: normal > > I tried kubuntu and had this same problem. I found help on a wiki and the > solution was to run this command. #kwriteconfig --file kwinrc --group > Compositing --key Enabled --type bool False. After running the command, > the problem was gone. I did not like kubuntu and decided to go back to > debian. I downloaded the netinstall .iso for debian 6 and when the install > was complete, I had the problem with the login. Here are some details. I > type in my username and then my p-word. Then the box pops up and I see the > little picture of a harddrive, then the next picture is so dim that I > cannot see what it is and then kdm goes back to the login screen. My box > has a VIA board with onboard video. This sounds like a video card problem. it may be that kwin is attemting to init some mode not supported by your video card, a bug in the driver... Have you tried with the command you mention above? What have you achieved? Kinds regards, Lisandro. -- Wiki participants are, by nature, a pedantic, ornery, and unreasonable bunch. So there's a camaraderie here we seldom see outside of our professional contacts. http://www.c2.com/cgi/wiki?WhyWikiWorks Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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