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Re: Complete KDE crash (since last upadate)

On Wednesday 23 May 2007 13:12, kristian.mailinglists@ewetel.net wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a big problem sincen the update on Monday evening, 21.5.
> I use an aspire laptop with sid and kernel 2.6.20.
> When I tried to login at kdm after the update, after giving the user
> and pass, the kde welcome-screen comes up. The start window with the
> symbols showing what  loads at the moment stopped at the second one (I
> think "devices") for 30 seconds. After that I got my backround image
> (without desktop icons) and a grey bottom-bar (where normally the
> kde-taskbar is) and a moveable mouse cursor. Nothing more! No
> interaction possible. I installed fvwm to use my programs.
> I tried it several times, sometimes it hangs completely at the second
> symbol, blinking but nothing more.
> Is the reason a broken KDE, I have no explanation.
> The /var/log/kdm.log gave no help.
> Thanks,
> Kristian

I would suggest creating a new user on your system, and then logging in as 
that new user. If everything works, you should be able to 'reset' your kde 
settings by renaming your ~/.kde/ directory.

Good luck,

Anson Gardner

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