Re: Upgrade woody-->sarge, KDE stops working
I had the exact same problem ... except I use kdm. You must have
a lot more patience than myself. It only took me a few hours
before I decided to just back up all of my data and re-install
With a fresh install, KDE works just fine.
On 6/25/05, Hendrik Boom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 05:21:01PM -0700, Mark Fletcher wrote:
> Got a problem with KDE after upgrading woody to sarge.
> I am running the i386 distribution. For historical
> reasons I will get around to sorting out one of these
> days, I run gdm then select a KDE session at login.
> My X server has obviously survived the upgrade as gdm
> starts OK on boot and presents me with the usual login
> screen. Even my custom ModeLine settings for my
> display survived; my XF86Config-4 file is exactly the
> same as the backup copy I took before upgrading.
> However on login, the X server appears to shut down
> (and gdm promptly re-starts it) -- so I log in and
> after some flashing of screens for a second or two I
> find myself back at the login screen again.
Very similar problems here: after the upgrade, I use
xdm to log in. My window manager is icewm. But the
same problem. It flashes screens for a maybe five or ten
seconds (I have a slow machine) and I'm back at the
login screen again. So the problem may bot depend on
gdm and kde specifically, at least if I have the same
problem instead of just the same symptom.
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