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Re: what happened to KDE?

> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2004 17:40:34 -0400
> From: Chris Metzler <cmetzler@speakeasy.net>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: what happened to KDE?
> On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 21:32:37 UTC
> Tom Kuiper <tbhk@dsnra.jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > I few hours ago I upgraded the "unstable" version (2.4.20 kernel) with
> > 'dselect' and found that a KDE log-in session was no longer an option.
> I don't know what you mean by "no longer an option."  You tried to start
> up KDE but it crashed?  Your display manager no longer gives you a KDE
> choice in some menu?  KDE was de-installed?

Aplogies for my vagueness.  What I meant was that KDE is no longer listed
as a session option in gdm log-in window. 

When I accepted the default recommended upgrades, many (but not all) kde
packages were removed.
> > I've tried to force it back in but all that did was mess up Gnome a
> > little. For example, the upper task bar is gone and the lower is empty. 
> > I can probably fix that, but I really want KDE back.  Does anyone have
> > any suggestions?
> I don't know what you mean by "force it back".  You tried to re-install
> KDE by hand?  You tried to create a new menu entry in a display manager
> for KDE?  

I used dselect to select the missing KDE packages.  Creating a menu entry
requires an appropriate entry in /etc/gdm/Sessions for kde, but there isn't
one anymore.



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