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Old 05-30-2010, 05:56 PM   #1
jtb360
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Unhappy dcopserver


I recently (like yesterday) decided to put linux on my laptop because I'm annoyed with windows. However after formatting my hard drive I seem to have an error message at the same point in windows xp and linux when attempting to log on. I have abandoned windows completely and intend to only run Linux on my laptop however after I type my password the following message pops up:

There was an error setting up inter-process communications for KDE. The message returned by the system was:

Could not read network connection list.
/home/jtb360/.DCOPserver_Josh Laptop__0

Please check that the "dcopserver" program is running!

I have attempted to delete the only dcopserver file I can find and ran some suggested commands at the command prompt (I haven't used one since Windows 3.1) to remove an ICE file in hopes that it would recreate the file and run properly after reboot and neither effort prevailed. I would appreciate any help... My next step is dropping it from escalating heights until it either works or dies.
 
Old 05-30-2010, 06:08 PM   #2
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Could you give us an idea of what you ran? Dcopserver is part of KDE. KDE is a desktop environment, and is the thing that makes your programs look uniform, and gives you the task bars and stuff. (Thats a basic over view for reference).

What does
Code:
locate dcopserver
return?

Have you a link for the commands you put in?
 
Old 05-31-2010, 09:42 AM   #3
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I believe I'm just running KDE. I installed it and when it rebooted the first time and asked me to log on it started showing the error message immediately after logging on. I haven't even had time to look around my desktop. The following commands were used:
$ cd /home/mythtv
$ rm .ICEauthority*
$ rm .DCOPserver*
# reboot

with the exception of the first line. I changed that directory to where I found the dcopserver and being as I deleted it I can't remember the directory they were in.

and locate dcopserver returns:
locate : warning: '/var/cache/locate/locatedb' is more than 8 days old
 
  


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