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Hi! I recently reinstalled a Slack 10.2. To my surprise, when I fired up KDE on a user account, the applications and its icons are gone on the menu. This user account already had configurations stored from the previous installation( I didn't delete the /home partition). So, I tried deleting .kderc and the .kde/ on the user's home folder but none of them work. However, the menu on the root account seems ok, so I thought this can just be a configuration problem but I don't know where to look. On top of that, the applications section on the K Menu seems to be fine when im using XFCE. Anyone had thoughts regarding this? Ahead of thanks to you guys. =)
However, you notice on my first post that I had a clean install of Slack 10.2 with only the configurations from the home folder intact. This means that I only had KDE 3.4 and not 3.2.
Aha! yes but I thought the /home partition from a previous installation could have been an older installation, ie an older version of kde.
Anyway I had another idea. While logged in as root and the offender is logged out, rename /tmp/kde-$USER (where $USER is the offender) to something else, and do the same for good measure with /tmp/ksocket-$USER and /tmp/mcop-$USER
There should then on login as that user get new entries created in /tmp.
See if that fixes it. You can always reverse this change if it does no good (bear in mind permissions if you do go back)
That could be possible. I was thinking about transfering my important files to another user account and chown everything to that account. Of course, deleting every configuration folders in there to ensure cleanliness. I think it is somewhat similar. I'll see if those two methods could work.