Okay, I was thinking maybe KDE didn't kill the process
all the way and was restarting it every time KDE
started up. KDE's done that to me with some other
Try this to see if it's running:
ps -u username | grep kdesu
where username is your linux username.
Maybe you should check that when KDE starts up, if
it is running then that could be your problem, otherwise
the problem is something else.