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Re: KDE dies



On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 18:36, Edwin Humphries wrote:
> My new fedora installation (fully updated) seems to be subject to KDE 
> dying - nothing I can do seems to resurrect it, and whilst I know 
> there is a way to open a new tty shell f4rom within an X application, 
> I can't seem to find it.
> 
> What's worse, when it happens, it seems to kill the USB system: when 
> loading into Windows, it can't find the USB mouse attached, and seems 
> to require making a change to the USB settings in the BIOS.
> 
> Weird!
> 
> Edwin Humphries,
> Ironstone Technology Pty Ltd
> edwin ironstone com au
> www.ironstone.com.au
> Phone: 02 4233 2285
> Fax: 02 4233 2299
> Mobile: 0419 233 051
You will need to give much more information than that.
(Sort of like calling the doctor and only saying 'I'm sick'.)
Why don't you do this;
1) from the Grub boot screen edit the kernel line by 
  A) adding a 3 to the kernel line to boot into "terminal mode".
2) As root run the command startkde and note what fails.
3) Post that information.

-- 
jludwig <wralphie comcast net>



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