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Old 05-27-2011, 11:07 PM   #1
CollieJim
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Distribution: Gentoo, Kubuntu
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KDE 4.6.2 problem - scrambled desktop


I have just upgraded from KDE 4.4.5 to 4.6.2, and have a serious problem.

I have 3 accounts on the computer, one created after the upgrade. The first, which I use daily, works fine other than having to restore desktop #1 from scratch (the other 3 were untouched) and restore some of my settings.

The other 2 accounts get scrambled desktops. When starting, KDE displays a box in the center of the screen and icons fade in, starting with a disk drive icon and ending with a larger K over a gear. After the disk icon fades in and the others are still blurry, the screen goes black and then the K/gear appears in a small blue rectangle. The panel appears at the top but is not usable, and bottom of the screen as a black bar and usable. If I click on the lower left corner where the launcher button should be, the window that appears is blank or may have one or two items displayed, and a grey bar with dots and streaks appears under the panel at the top. If I move the cursor over the menu window some of the entries appear briefly, but not always the same ones. If I do it enough I see the one I want.

If I use a keyboard shortcut to exit, the confirmation box appears, but is usually empty. It works however. I just tried again to make sure I had a current .xsession-errors file and the confirmation box and count-down box appeared good but on a black background.

I have re-installed dbus, p7zip, and consolekit. No change. Here is my .xsession-error:
Code:
startkde: Starting up...
Connecting to deprecated signal QDBusConnectionInterface::serviceOwnerChanged(QString,QString,QString)
kbuildsycoca4 running...
kbuildsycoca4(4106) KConfigGroup::readXdgListEntry: List entry Actions in "ServiceMenus/p7zip_compress.desktop" is not compliant with XDG standard (missing trailing semicolon). 
kbuildsycoca4(4106)/kdecore (services) KServicePrivate::init: The desktop entry file  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_compress2.desktop"  has Type= "Application"  but no Exec line 

kbuildsycoca4(4106) KBuildServiceFactory::createEntry: Invalid Service :  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_compress2.desktop" 
kbuildsycoca4(4106)/kdecore (services) KServicePrivate::init: The desktop entry file  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_test.desktop"  has Type= "Application"  but no Exec line 

kbuildsycoca4(4106) KBuildServiceFactory::createEntry: Invalid Service :  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_test.desktop" 
kbuildsycoca4(4106)/kdecore (services) KServicePrivate::init: The desktop entry file  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_extract_subdir.desktop"  has Type= "Application"  but no Exec line 

kbuildsycoca4(4106) KBuildServiceFactory::createEntry: Invalid Service :  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_extract_subdir.desktop" 
kbuildsycoca4(4106)/kdecore (services) KServicePrivate::init: The desktop entry file  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_extract_to.desktop"  has Type= "Application"  but no Exec line 

kbuildsycoca4(4106) KBuildServiceFactory::createEntry: Invalid Service :  "ServiceMenus/p7zip_extract_to.desktop" 
kded(4105)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
Object::connect: No such signal QDBusAbstractInterface::Changed()
Invalid D-BUS member name 'idle-hint' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'is-local' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'x11-display-device' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'x11-display' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'display-device' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'remote-host-name' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'session-type' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
Invalid D-BUS member name 'unix-user' found in interface 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Session' while parsing introspection
QDBusConnection: name 'org.kde.kglobalaccel' had owner '' but we thought it was ':1.5'
OpenGL vendor string:                   VMware, Inc.
OpenGL renderer string:                 Gallium 0.4 on softpipe
OpenGL version string:                  2.1 Mesa 7.10.2
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20
Driver:                                 Unknown
GPU class:                              Unknown
OpenGL version:                         2.1
GLSL version:                           1.20
Mesa version:                           7.10.2
X server version:                       1.9.5
Linux kernel version:                   2.6.37
Direct rendering:                       yes
Requires strict binding:                yes
GLSL shaders:                           yes
Texture NPOT support:                   yes
failed to create drawable
kwin(4116): glCheckFramebufferStatus failed:  "GL_NO_ERROR" 
QDBusObjectPath: invalid path ""
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
Object::connect: No such signal KWindowSystem::windowChanged(WId,unsigned long*)
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(-5, -3) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(-5, -3) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(-5, -3) 
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
link XMLID_34_ hasn't been detected!
link XMLID_34_ hasn't been detected!
link XMLID_36_ hasn't been detected!
plasma-desktop(4123)/libplasma Plasma::FrameSvg::resizeFrame: Invalid size QSizeF(0, 0) 
Object::connect: No such signal QDBusAbstractInterface::Changed()
Object::connect: No such slot AbstractItemView::iconSettingsChanged()
Invalid D-BUS interface name 'org.kde.plasma-desktop.PlasmaApp' found while parsing introspection
E: main.c: Daemon startup failed.
E: main.c: Daemon startup failed.
New PolkitAgentListener  0x90fe250 
Adding new listener  PolkitQt1::Agent::Listener(0x914c988) for  0x90fe250 
plasma-desktop(4123)/plasma StatusNotifierItemSource::refreshCallback: DBusMenu disabled for this application 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/printer-applet-kde", line 60, in <module>
    import cups
ImportError: No module named cups
added device  default id 0 
added device  pulse id 1 
added device  alsa id 2 
added device  aout_file id 3 
added device  dummy id 4 
setVolume Volume changed to -  100  From  50 
setSource 
setSource yeap, 'tis a local file or url "file" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "BufferingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
loadMediaInternal "file:///usr/share/sounds/KDE-Sys-Log-In-Short.ogg" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "BufferingState" 
play 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
updateVolume Volume changed to -  50  From  50 
setVolume Volume changed to -  100  From  50 
setSource 
setSource yeap, 'tis a local file or url "file" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "BufferingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
loadMediaInternal "file:///usr/share/sounds/KDE-Sys-App-Message.ogg" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "BufferingState" 
play 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
updateVolume Volume changed to -  50  From  50 
krunner(4148)/libplasma Plasma::Package::isValid: Could not find required file mainscript 
updateDuration Length changing from  -1  to  8276 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
updateDuration Length changing from  -1  to  1299 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
[0x9954c24] main audio output error: Potential ALSA version problem
[0x9954c24] main audio output error: VLC failed to initialize your sound output device (if any).
Please update alsa-lib to version 1.0.23-2-g8d80d5f or higher to try to fix this issue.
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
setNextSource 
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
setNextSource 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Major opcode: 20 (X_GetProperty)
  Resource id:  0xc0001a
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Major opcode: 20 (X_GetProperty)
  Resource id:  0xc0001a
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Major opcode: 20 (X_GetProperty)
  Resource id:  0xc0001a
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Major opcode: 20 (X_GetProperty)
  Resource id:  0xc0001a
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method LauncherApplet::toolTipHidden()
klauncher(4103)/kio (KLauncher): SlavePool: No communication with slave. 

klauncher(4103)/kio (KLauncher): SlavePool: No communication with slave. 

klauncher(4103)/kio (KLauncher): SlavePool: No communication with slave. 

klauncher(4103)/kio (KLauncher): SlavePool: No communication with slave. 

QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method LauncherApplet::toolTipHidden()
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method Pager::toolTipAboutToShow()
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method Pager::toolTipHidden()
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method LauncherApplet::toolTipHidden()
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method LauncherApplet::toolTipHidden()
QMetaObject::invokeMethod: No such method LauncherApplet::toolTipHidden()
kwin(4116): glCheckFramebufferStatus failed:  "GL_NO_ERROR" 
klipper(4156)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
setVolume Volume changed to -  100  From  50 
setSource 
setSource yeap, 'tis a local file or url "file" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "BufferingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
loadMediaInternal "file:///usr/share/sounds/KDE-Sys-Log-Out.ogg" 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "BufferingState" 
play 
QPainter::begin: Paint device returned engine == 0, type: 2
QPainter::setCompositionMode: Painter not active
QPainter::end: Painter not active, aborted
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "StoppedState" 
updateVolume Volume changed to -  50  From  50 
updateDuration Length changing from  -1  to  2069 
stateChangedInternal newState: "PlayingState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:4154:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib conf.c:4633:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm.c:2211:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
setNextSource 
stateChangedInternal newState: "StoppedState" previousState: "PlayingState" 
krunner(4148)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:

(process:4161): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_unref: assertion `G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed
Destroying listener
Removing listener  PolkitQt1::Agent::Listener(0x914c988) 
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdc1')
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdb1')
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdb2')
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdc1')
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdb1')
Object::disconnect: No such slot QObject::dataUpdated(QString,Plasma::DataEngine::Data)
Object::disconnect:  (sender name:   '/org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sdb2')
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Extension:    139 (Uknown extension)
  Minor opcode: 6 (Unknown request)
  Resource id:  0x14002ca
X Error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) 3
  Major opcode: 2 (X_ChangeWindowAttributes)
  Resource id:  0x14002ca
startkde: Shutting down...
klauncher: Exiting on signal 1
startkde: Running shutdown scripts...
startkde: Done.
Compared to 4.4.3, it is rather sluggish as well.

Why the variable results, and why does one account work, a second account that was working fail, and a new account fail?


Puzzled
Jim

Last edited by CollieJim; 05-28-2011 at 08:47 PM.
 
  


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