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Old 03-30-2006, 09:22 AM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 13.0 (KDE 3.5.10 from 12.2; Xfce 4.6; Fluxbox); Slackware 13.1 (KDE 4.5)
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Kwrited - Listening window when logging in as a user

New to LQ - need help with perculiar login problem.
Login to KDE as user and a window pop-ups that displays:
"KWrited - listening on device /dev/pts/1"

I then close this window and can carry on computing without any further probs until I logout and login again.

When I log into Gnome all is fine; no pop-ups etc.

I'm using Fedora Core 3 on a P3-1.0G/256MB/20GB machine as a desktop. Not connected to any network, LAN or internet.

Tried google search but not much out there - any assitance would be great. Many thanks in Advance

New to Linux - but well chuffed, now I know why you say "Windoze".
Old 03-30-2006, 10:04 AM   #2
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Take a look at your daemons. Looks like you have an active daemon and that's what the message says.
Check /etc/rc.d/rc.5 (or is rc.4 in FC ?) and if you see a file like kwrited. with permissions like rwxrxrx (755) change it to rwrr (644) wich will prevent it from running.
To change permission you must be root and issue the command chmod 644 kwrited.

Hope this helps.

Old 12-11-2009, 02:13 PM   #3
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I had been experimenting with syslog-ng, syslog-ng.conf and logrotate to improve managabilty.

While rewriting some of syslog-ng.conf I decided to have myself notified of certain events by adding the following:

destination d_root { usertty("bbruce"); };

This resulted in the KWrited window pop at at login listing several warnings.

I simply commented out the destination above in /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf and that put a stop to it.

Hope someone can benifit from this...
Old 12-11-2009, 02:26 PM   #4
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brianebruce, we value your time and energy, and encourage you to spend it helping members with current issues. I'm closing this zombie thread so that it may rest in peace. Please don't make a habit of necroposting.

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