What happened to my KDE?
ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Fri Apr 2 22:19:42 CEST 2004
On Friday 02 April 2004 19:37, Jelks Cabaniss wrote:
> Henri Girard wrote:
> > > So I uninstalled *everything* KDE-related with the Cygwin
> > > installer. Just to make sure I then even removed the paths
> > > manually mentioned on the Cygwin KDE3 installation page. I
> > > then reinstalled and ran 'rebaseall -v'.
> > >
> > > It *still* does NOT work (though plain Xwindows with TWM --
> > > startxwin.bat -- works fine).
> > >
> > > Running 'startx -rootless &' (which is what I had been
> > > running earlier) complained about a missing ~/.Xauthority,
> > > so I 'touch'ed one. Still no go ...
> > Don't be surprised... It's often the case... I have the same
> > problem... The only way to get back a working "stuff" is to
> > reinstall completely cygwin... But sometimes I have to do it
> > many times...
> Uninstall and reinstall *all* of Cygwin even though the rest of it
> including Xwin/TWM works fine -- just to get KDE to work again???
This isn't necessary. Do you have tried to start a minimal kde ?
Make sure, you have the following files, which sets some environment:
Then try from a bash shell
Xwin -multiwindow -clipboard &
If there are any errors please report
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