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Old 05-11-2005, 09:57 PM   #1
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cannot be written problem at startup

I recently typed kde in xterminal. And it restarted my KDE and everytime i login to my user, i get an error message saying that kickerrc cannot be saved or written by the user, and asked me to contact the admin. How do I turn it off? Am I able to login to KDE as root and fix it? Else how do i fix it with xterm?
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Are you entering KDE while X (GUI) is up and running? You are issuing this form inside another windows mgr or while KDE is running?

I'm not sure I follow you.
To start KDE from shell enter
if KDE is your default windows mgr. IF not enter
That will start KDEs' display mgr.

If you can't start X as user can you start it as root?

Give a little more info.
Old 05-13-2005, 08:14 AM   #3
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i got it fixed already. apparently my problem was that the user file "kickerrc" was somehow modified to root ownership by me typing KDE. That's what caused it everytime i start up and my user needed to write something into the file but couldn't.


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