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Old 12-23-2007, 11:01 AM   #1
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Thumbs down Log in ERROR "kdeinit can't start"


i cant login my system anymore , because KDEINIT doesnt work
, just after astablishing "internal networking" or something like that
it prompts some old box saying i should change the settings ...

! But i cant login to change them

- i use pclinuxos with kde ...
 
Old 12-23-2007, 11:43 AM   #2
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please help . i dont want to reinstall linux for the 18th time
 
Old 12-23-2007, 03:53 PM   #3
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how can i run programs from localhost ?
 
Old 12-23-2007, 06:16 PM   #4
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Localhost is the machine your on, or 127.0.0.1. If you do CTRL+ALT+F1, you'll get a terminal. You can log in as root, and read '/var/log/syslog', try 'dmesg | less', read '/var/log/Xorg.0.log' using nano, and you should be able to figure it out. It is probably that 'kded' dies, so if you clear '/tmp', 'ls /tmp | xargs rm -rf', then 'ps aux | grep 'X'', and kill <pid>(the number in front of the listing returned by ps aux | grep 'X') Then 'ps aux | grep 'gdm'' or 'kdm', and kill those too. Now, type 'gdm', or 'kdm', and X should fire up. And don't just turn off the machine in the middle of an X session, repeatedly. You can always get a terminal, and type 'reboot' if X freezes. Be warned, linux can take several minutes to unfreeze, which seems like an eternity, and now you know how to kill a process, so if anything freezes, do 'ps aux | less', look for the process, and quit 'less' with 'q', and type 'kill <pid>'.
 
Old 12-24-2007, 04:05 AM   #5
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