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Old 05-03-2004, 06:37 PM   #1
afrodocter
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kde kcontrol problem


i am playing with my kde 3.2 themes. my system is now unstable (when in kde). my kcontrol wont run. i couldnt even run kde without it freezig. then i moved .kde restart kde. it worked fine. then i moved .kde back to /root/ and my system will start now , but still no kcontrol. how do i troubleshoot this???

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Old 05-04-2004, 01:11 AM   #2
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Hi afrodocter,

Something's up with your KDE configs, by the sounds of it. That's why KDE will run when the old .kde directory is moved elsewhere. I'd suggest you let the system make a new .kde directory and reconfigure your desktop from scratch. You can still copy your bookmarks, menu entries, application data, etc., over from the old .kde directory.

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then i moved .kde back to /root
You probably don't need me to tell you this, but it isn't such a great idea to run Linux as the root users. (Unless your running Lindows/Linspire, where you're logged in as root by default, as I understand.)

Cheers,
Tim
 
  


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