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Old 12-22-2009, 12:46 PM   #1
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cant login as my user, only as root


i was logged on as my user and i tested to change style in the system settings. they all worked fine until i changed to a style called "GTK+"... then kde crashed and i couldnt restarted with my user, only as root.

so question is: how can i, as root, change the style a user has in kde? alternatively erase the kde settings of my user (hopefully just the style one, but more is ok).

i use slackware 13 and kde 4.2.4

thanks in advance...
Old 12-22-2009, 02:04 PM   #2
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The KDE config files should be in the users home directory. /home/<username>/.kde/

In therory you can delete the .kde directory and all should be find. Only down side is all of your KDE settings for that user are gone.
Old 12-22-2009, 02:06 PM   #3
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Alternatively you may want to look at the startupconfig file too.


There might be something there that can help you. Also take a look at the gtkrc file in that directory if you dont want to delete everything.


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