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Old 12-03-2010, 10:48 AM   #1
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KDE4.4.5 crashes when starting language settings in systemsettings

Hi there,

I am trying to switch to KDE4.4.5 on my main machine. I installed the KDE packages and also the german language file. Everything works fine except the language settings. When I try to start it crash and a KDE crash dialog opens that gives this "developer information":
Application: System Settings (systemsettings), signal: Segmentation fault
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/gdb/auto-load/usr/lib/", line 9, in <module>
    from gobject import register
  File "/usr/share/glib-2.0/gdb/", line 3, in <module>
    import gdb.backtrace
ImportError: No module named backtrace
[KCrash Handler]
#5  0xb5c83ee1 in strncmp () from /lib/
#6  0xb55ba4dd in __xmlParserInputBufferCreateFilename () from /usr/lib/
#7  0xb55ba55a in xmlParserInputBufferCreateFilename () from /usr/lib/
#8  0xb558d8a1 in xmlNewInputFromFile () from /usr/lib/
#9  0xb55ba983 in xmlLoadExternalEntity () from /usr/lib/
#10 0xb55a88e0 in xmlCtxtReadFile () from /usr/lib/
#11 0xb310ff10 in xkl_config_registry_load_from_file () from /usr/lib/
#12 0xb311039a in xkl_config_registry_load_helper () from /usr/lib/
#13 0xb3114538 in xkl_xkb_load_config_registry () from /usr/lib/
#14 0xb310fe62 in xkl_config_registry_load () from /usr/lib/
#15 0xb313fae4 in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#16 0xb313708d in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#17 0xb312a3ff in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#18 0xb312e6b4 in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#19 0xb3136dad in QObject* KPluginFactory::createInstance<LayoutConfig, QWidget>(QWidget*, QObject*, QList<QVariant> const&) () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#20 0xb63d38ce in KPluginFactory::create(char const*, QWidget*, QObject*, QList<QVariant> const&, QString const&) () from /usr/lib/
#21 0xb745908a in KCModuleLoader::loadModule(KCModuleInfo const&, KCModuleLoader::ErrorReporting, QWidget*, QStringList const&) () from /usr/lib/
#22 0xb745e5ad in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#23 0xb745f2a3 in KCModuleProxy::realModule() const () from /usr/lib/
#24 0xb7439021 in ModuleView::updatePageIconHeader(KPageWidgetItem*) () from /usr/lib/
#25 0xb743a072 in ModuleView::addModule(KCModuleInfo*) () from /usr/lib/
#26 0xb743abe6 in ModuleView::loadModule(MenuItem*) () from /usr/lib/
#27 0xb3fa2030 in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#28 0xb3fa27fd in ?? () from /usr/lib/kde4/
#29 0xb604bbaa in QMetaObject::metacall(QObject*, QMetaObject::Call, int, void**) () from /usr/lib/
#30 0xb605a57b in QMetaObject::activate(QObject*, QMetaObject const*, int, void**) () from /usr/lib/
#31 0xb6b05283 in QAbstractItemView::activated(QModelIndex const&) () from /usr/lib/
#32 0xb6b15720 in QAbstractItemView::mouseReleaseEvent(QMouseEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#33 0xb6b2af9f in QListView::mouseReleaseEvent(QMouseEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#34 0xb70ca198 in KCategorizedView::mouseReleaseEvent(QMouseEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#35 0xb65cca18 in QWidget::event(QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#36 0xb69c60d3 in QFrame::event(QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#37 0xb6a608e2 in QAbstractScrollArea::viewportEvent(QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#38 0xb6b161d7 in QAbstractItemView::viewportEvent(QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#39 0xb6a632b5 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#40 0xb6045b6a in QCoreApplicationPrivate::sendThroughObjectEventFilters(QObject*, QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#41 0xb656e7c9 in QApplicationPrivate::notify_helper(QObject*, QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#42 0xb6575d0b in QApplication::notify(QObject*, QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#43 0xb70e92ca in KApplication::notify(QObject*, QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#44 0xb60468cb in QCoreApplication::notifyInternal(QObject*, QEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#45 0xb6574c62 in QApplicationPrivate::sendMouseEvent(QWidget*, QMouseEvent*, QWidget*, QWidget*, QWidget**, QPointer<QWidget>&, bool) () from /usr/lib/
#46 0xb65fff3c in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#47 0xb65ff44b in QApplication::x11ProcessEvent(_XEvent*) () from /usr/lib/
#48 0xb662c2e2 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#49 0xb583a0f8 in g_main_context_dispatch () from /usr/lib/
#50 0xb583d990 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#51 0xb583dac3 in g_main_context_iteration () from /usr/lib/
#52 0xb6072425 in QEventDispatcherGlib::processEvents(QFlags<QEventLoop::ProcessEventsFlag>) () from /usr/lib/
#53 0xb662be45 in ?? () from /usr/lib/
#54 0xb6044ee9 in QEventLoop::processEvents(QFlags<QEventLoop::ProcessEventsFlag>) () from /usr/lib/
#55 0xb604533a in QEventLoop::exec(QFlags<QEventLoop::ProcessEventsFlag>) () from /usr/lib/
#56 0xb604a56f in QCoreApplication::exec() () from /usr/lib/
#57 0xb656e887 in QApplication::exec() () from /usr/lib/
#58 0x0805667e in _start ()
I have no idea why this happens. It works on my netbook. I run on both machines Slackware 13.1. The only difference I can think of is that KDE was pre-installed on my netbook and I just upgraded it. On my main machine I installed all packages except the packages of kde and kdei.

Any ideas?
Old 12-04-2010, 05:05 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Squall90 View Post
Hi there,
On my main machine I installed all packages except the packages of kde and kdei.

Any ideas?
That right there would seem to be the issue. I imagine you are missing a package that is causing the problem
Old 12-04-2010, 05:38 AM   #3
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Okay, I installed the KDE4 packages from the DVD and then upgraded to AlienBob's KDE 4.4.5. When I try to open the language settings I still get the error.

Any other ideas?


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