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Old 04-08-2004, 12:00 PM   #1
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After upgrade KDE doesnt start.


Hello Debian Friend,

I just did an upgrade, had not done one for 2 -3 months.

I can't log in to kde anymore. It keeps jumping back to the log in screen.

In .xsessionerrors I get following error:
.xsession: No such file or directory

IceWM and other standard Windowmanagers still work just not kde.

Is there any other error file I could check and what could be the problem?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 12:11 PM   #2
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Re: After upgrade KDE doesnt start.

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Originally posted by gruessle
Hello Debian Friend,

I just did an upgrade, had not done one for 2 -3 months.

I can't log in to kde anymore. It keeps jumping back to the log in screen.

In .xsessionerrors I get following error:
.xsession: No such file or directory

IceWM and other standard Windowmanagers still work just not kde.

Is there any other error file I could check and what could be the problem?
Chances are you're missing one or more core components - perhaps one or more libraries didn't get correctly installed. Did you use apt-get to install the packages and/or do the upgrade?

Could you try doing this:

apt-get install kdebase konqueror kedit

and see if it picks anything else up. If these packages are already installed, they won't install again, but if they're not installed or if something they depend on isn't installed, this will either correct the problem or at least identify what packages or libraries are mismatched. You may then be able to figure otu what's wrong and correct it.

Synaptic (a graphical package manager) also has a handy feature that permits you to fix broken links. You may wish to try that, too.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 12:20 PM   #3
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if .xsession is missing you can create it but i don't think it is the "real solution" for the "real problem" you hadn't identified clearly.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 03:09 PM   #4
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Re: Re: After upgrade KDE doesnt start.

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Originally posted by masinick
Chances are you're missing one or more core components - perhaps one or more libraries didn't get correctly installed. Did you use apt-get to install the packages and/or do the upgrade?

Could you try doing this:

apt-get install kdebase konqueror kedit

and see if it picks anything else up. If these packages are already installed, they won't install again, but if they're not installed or if something they depend on isn't installed, this will either correct the problem or at least identify what packages or libraries are mismatched. You may then be able to figure otu what's wrong and correct it.

Synaptic (a graphical package manager) also has a handy feature that permits you to fix broken links. You may wish to try that, too.
apt-get install kdebase konqueror kedit installed some more files but it still isn't working.

Then I tried KPackage "Fixup" with no luck.

Is there anything else I can do - or any information you need?
 
Old 04-09-2004, 10:06 AM   #5
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I had the same problem when my .xsession file contained errors. If you have a .xsession file in your home-dir, try removing/moving it. Also try adding a new user and start KDE with the new user. If that works maybe there are errors in your .kde directory...?
 
Old 04-09-2004, 07:23 PM   #6
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I don't have .xsession and the error I get is ".xsession: No such file or directory"

I did try to add a new user but that didn't work out.
I can't log in with the new user at all.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 12:44 PM   #7
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Try this:apt-get install kdelibs kdeutils kdepim kdegames kdm kdemultimedia kdeartwork kdeadmin kdegraphics

Then do apt-get upgrade afterwards to get anything else needed.

Last edited by CBlue; 04-10-2004 at 12:46 PM.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 01:26 PM   #8
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Got it working, thank you guys.
 
  


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