Re: Lost keyboard in KDE 3.5.10 on Lenny.
On Friday 01 October 2010 02:03:26 Lisi wrote:
> On Friday 01 October 2010 08:17:41 Camaleón wrote:
> > > > Years ago, when I was using KDE3, cleaning the KDE user temp. folder
> > > > helped a lot for solving this kind of (weird) problems...
> > >
> > > Worth a try. Thanks. I'll report back.
> > Okay :-)
> No luck - there weren't many temp files left after all the reboots I have
> been having to do.
> I found via Google the suggestion of changing to a different DE, so I
> downloaded xfce. The keyboard works in xfce, so I have a stop-gap solution
> for now.
> Thanks for all your help. I'll report back to the list what the result was
> when I tried Klistvud's suggestion. It sounds feasible and likely to be
> effective - but tedious!
KDE barfs sometimes like this. You don't have to do anything to the user, just
rename your .kde dir to .kde.bk. Log out and back in. Copy files from .kde.bk