[kde-linux] Using ctrl-alt-F# keys crashes KDE and X.

Phillip Pi ant at zimage.com
Tue Mar 11 04:51:14 UTC 2008

> >>> << SNIP >>
> >>> Now, I just came up with an idea. I should try a new account and try to 
> >>> reproduce it. I will do that later tonight (still at work :().
> >>>       
> >> That is a good idea.  I hadn't thought of that either.  Interested in 
> >> seeing what happens when you try that.
> >>
> >> Not sure on the rest but I'm sure others are looking too. 
> >>     
> >
> > OK, my other old account works (last used in late 2007) perfectly. No
> > crashes. So I went back to my normal account with the crash problem. I
> > renamed .kde/ to another one and reran startx to let KDE to make new
> > settings (skipped the wizard). I was unable to reproduce the problem.
> >
> > So we're closer to the problem. I don't feel like reconfiguring my KDE 
> > at the moment. Are there anything I can look at? Maybe configurations in 
> > my .kde/? 
> I'm not sure which one but you can try to diff the files in 
> /home/your_user>/.kde3.5/share/config/ and see what is different between 
> that and the other account.  If you move files around, don't forget to 
> change the permissions on the file.  I would think the owner would be 
> the biggie.  Group may be fine.  Mine groups to users anyway.

Dang, there are so many config files: http://pastebin.ca/937754 (account 
with the reproducable crash) vs. http://pastebin.ca/937757 (test 
account without the crash). Any ideas where to start off that might be 
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