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Old 11-07-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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Question Problem in login Kbuntu environment


I have ubuntu 9.10 installed and for work in Kde environment as well i installed Kbuntu by the command

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
after all the packages were downloaded before installing it asked me to select graphical mode out of gdm or kdm for X.
I selected kdm ( kde ).

After restarting the PC it shows login window as of kde (Kubuntu) an shows option to select environmrnt gnome or kde to login.

There is no to login selecting gnome.
It works fine but when I select kde and login with username and password of account (which I use for ubuntu) its showing error.

configuration file "/home/aduait/.kde/share/config/knotifyrc" not writable.
Please contact your system administrator.

when I click ok it shows

configuration file "/home/aduait/.kde/share/config/foorc" not writable.
Please contact your system administrator.

when I click ok it shows

Kstarupconfig4 does not exist or fails.The error code is 3.Check

when I click ok it shows the login screen again.

please help

Old 11-07-2009, 12:36 PM   #2
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Perhaps something went wrong.

Try this.
* Press <crtl> + <alt> + F1
* Login
* write:
sudo rm -rf /home/aduait/.kde
sudo apt-get install --reinstall kubuntu-desktop
* choose kdm again
* reboot

PS: You don't need the first steps if you have access to gnome. Just use a terminal.

Last edited by ammorais; 11-07-2009 at 12:39 PM.
Old 11-07-2009, 01:43 PM   #3
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Thanks It worked....


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