LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-31-2004, 01:06 AM   #1
jk21
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: 15
KDE crash with Debian


Hey everybody! I am a bit new to linux. I just downloaded Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 r2, but I've been having a problem. When I try to log in, if I choose KDE or Gnome, it starts to go, then sends me back to the login screen. I don't have any idea how to troubleshoot this type of problem, and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 
Old 08-31-2004, 02:01 AM   #2
Tamsco
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: 1st Brillouin Zone
Distribution: Gentoo (not ricer Gentoo)
Posts: 165

Rep: Reputation: 30
I had a similar problem with Fedora. I got this annoying window that said my session lasted less than 10 seconds.

In my case however, I was able to log in as root , and I found that it worked great for user accounts created after the program was installed.

you can give it a shot, but fedora stuff tends to be modified from the original.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 04:14 AM   #3
comprookie2000
Gentoo Developer
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Fort Lauderdale FL.
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,291
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 56
If you can't find a easy fix try apt-get update then apt-get install x-window-system,hope this helps.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 04:42 AM   #4
Demonbane
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Sydney, Australia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 1,796

Rep: Reputation: 47
are you trying to login the GUI as root?
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:30 PM   #5
jk21
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 26

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
OK everybody - thx anyway, but I think Debian is a little over my head. In addition, I believe the CD I installed it from was corrupted. I just zapped it, and I will try Redhat next. I posted to the forum first, then realized what happened. I think KDE was not booting because some critical components were missing (I was able to get into Gnome, but it wouldn't run KDE components from it). Again, thanks anyway, but I'm going to try another system. BTW, the support here is great. I'll be back to search or post if I've got other problems
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
kde kicker crash while exiting kde but why? towsonu2003 Linux - Software 6 10-04-2005 10:08 PM
Debian KDE crash JJX Debian 1 06-08-2005 12:09 PM
kde 3.4 on suse 9.3, kde crash when using xine oily_rags SUSE / openSUSE 1 05-16-2005 09:26 PM
kde crash, then other crash, now weird problems true_atlantis Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 04-28-2004 12:01 AM
KDE 3.1.3 in Slack9 with AntiAliasing kde crash cHarOn99 Slackware 2 08-31-2003 08:06 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:22 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration