Worth trying, pardon my rash advice, I'm Canadian, we're no different than Americans, always looking for a quick fix, only takes an hour to reinstall,
. Does SUSE use an extended rpm package manager? like Mandriva has URPM and Fedora YUM, would be best to use that sort of feature to take care of dependencies.
There may also be a KDE bug in the works which is why I mention talking to KDE team.