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Re: [K12OSN] a single user's hosed desktop



Maybe try deleting the ".kde" directory from her home directory (after
making a backup of course).  KDE should recreate it from defaults the
next time she logs in.

David Whitmer

On 6/8/07, Huck <dhuckaby paasda org> wrote:
or you just backup the DATA that she needs...and delete the use and
recreate the user.

then restore the DATA

--Huck

Carl Keil wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> I have one user who's "desktop" settings are completely hosed.  Her
> applications menus are gone, some of her applications won't launch when
> they will for other users, even her terminal (which only I use in her
> account, for troubleshooting) is acting really strange.  I can't
> describe the terminal problems too well.  Strange characters when I
> type, can't backspace, can't copy and/or paste., etc.  She's my one user
> who insists on using KDE btw.
> My question, is there anyway to wholesale restore her defaults?  This
> person is the main user of the thin clients, she has a ton of work,
> bookmarks, etc.  I can't lose any of that stuff.  I do have backups in
> case something goes wrong.  I'm thinking of just creating a new user
> account for her and moving her files over, but it will be hard to get
> all her preferences, etc.
>
> This is K12LTSP 5, in a household environment.
>
> Thanks for any ideas.
>
> ck
>
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