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I've been using Slackware 10.0 for a few months with no problems at all. Last night when I logged out of my KDE session, I got an error message in the Shell that said the X server took too long to close so it would be terminated. Then another message saying it couldn't be terminated. The shell was locked up so I switched to another TTY using ctrl-alt-F4 (etc...) and my keyboard was not responding at the login prompt so I shutdown and went to bed.
I woke up this morning and the machine booted up fine but when I started X and KDE loaded up I noticed that it had picked up a different colour scheme to the one that I had set. It's also reset itself to using single-click selection (I had double click enabled). So I figured KDE might have just reset its configuration... no big deal.
I then started up opera and its lost all my settings there as well. All my bookmarks are gone and its gone back to a default configuration as well. Eclipse IDE doesn't want to start & nor does Open Office because they're having trouble locating required resources.
I guess looking at some logs would be a good place to start but I'm not sure which ones or where they're located. Any advice?