Re: Lost keyboard in KDE 3.5.10 on Lenny.
On Friday 01 October 2010 11:13:30 Greg Madden wrote:
> 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!
> > Lisi
> 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 to .kde.