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Old 08-20-2008, 03:50 PM   #1
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Arrow KDE 4.1.0 'Could not start kstartupconfig4. Check your installation'


Hello everyone.

I have just installed the KDE 4.1.0 packages on top of my Slackware Linux v12.1 (which had KDE 3.5). The update was successful, but when I try to run x (i.e. 'startx'), I get the following error: 'Could not start kstartupconfig4. Check your installation'

Could anyone suggest how I can fix it? thank you in advance
 
Old 08-21-2008, 01:59 AM   #2
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Please, could anyone hint towards a solution?
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:09 AM   #3
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Have you upgraded also qt from 3 to 4 ?
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:26 AM   #4
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No, but I don't want it anymore. is there a way to UNINSTALL X and REINStALL a fresh copy?
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:27 AM   #5
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I've never seen that error message under KDE but I have seen it under KDE 3. The circumstances where when a user's home directory failed to mount from a remote server so the user was trying to log in without a home directory. Is your home directory writeable by you? Is there space on the partition your home directory is on?
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:31 AM   #6
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Yes there is. My /usr is writeable and there is enough space on the hard drive
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:34 AM   #7
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How is /usr relevant? It shouldn't be writeable by anyone by root. Unless you have some unusual set up home directories live in /home
 
Old 08-21-2008, 11:38 AM   #8
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oops, sorry, I meant the home directory. /root and everything is writeable, 100%. sorry, it was a typo

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Old 10-06-2009, 04:51 AM   #9
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when i try to login to the linux suse11.1 server by using tightVNC from windows xp client, i get the following error: 'Could not start kstartupconfig4. Check your installation'

Could anyone suggest how I can fix it? thank you in advance
 
Old 10-06-2009, 04:56 AM   #10
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Don't resurrect long since dead threads for your own purposes, start your own.
 
Old 10-06-2009, 04:59 AM   #11
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start my own ?!! please explain
 
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