Help please - KDE GUI won't display
I did a dist-upgrade this morning, and now my initial KDE screen comes up
with an OK background but a black box where the user login should be. I can
figure out where the text input boxes are for logging, but when I log in the
desktop shows my wallpaper with some icons scattered around and that's it.
Nothing happen if I click on icons, or rt-click, or left-click.
I'm using 'unstable' on a IBM Thinkpad T20. The new KDE worked fine 'til
today. A big guess is that when a config screen came up saying something
like "if you want better rendering on your display, click yes" I selected
yes and caused all this - but I can't find where to undo that selection.
I've reinstalled KDE (3.1), KDM, xserver* and reconfig'd just about every
package. No luck. Now I'm saving my files to try and reinstall OS.
Is there a log of what was done in the latest dist-upgrade so that I can see
what was upgraded this morning? In all the reinstalling, I did an apt-get
clean so I don't have cached packages. Probably dumb, but I'm getting a
Please help with any info you can.