KDE 3.0.3 - Unable to lock screen
Robert Black Eagle
rbe at flash.net
Wed Sep 4 04:00:04 BST 2002
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If the problem lies strictly within KDE and not in an interaction between KDE
and, let us say, the Window Manager and KDE, this will work. That has not
been my case in any similar failures in the past.
On Tuesday 03 September 2002 9:14 am, Brian T. Schellenberger wrote:
> Surely you could do this in a less extreme fashion by just renaming your
> .kde to .kde.old, starting KDE to re-create it, and then exiting KDE
> and copying the files you need.
> . . .
> On Tuesday 03 September 2002 09:46 am, Robert Black Eagle wrote:
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> | On Tuesday 03 September 2002 8:04 am, Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold
> | > Yes, to no effect ... It acts the same ...(or rather, doesn't act
> | > at all)
> | >
> | > On Fri, 2002-08-30 at 20:10, Robert Black Eagle wrote:
> | > > Have you tried removing iit and re-adding it?
> | Last attempt at fixing it. You say it works fine in a root KDE but
> | not in a user. When I had a problem with the user window on initial
> | install, I logged on as root, added a fake user so I could delete the
> | old one (but kept the files). I went to the original /home/[USER]
> | directory and renamed it ("mv /home[USER] /home/[USER.old]" and
> | reinstalled my user, then deleted the fake one.
> | Logging back in as user, I copied the documents, bookmarks,
> | addressbook and a few .kdelink files to the proper places in the
> | "renewed user" and then removed "rm -r /home/[USER.old]" (BE
> | CAREFULL!!!) the old version. It corrected the problem. It appears
> | that something was set up wrong or had been corrupted in the old
> | files.
> | You might try that. It takes about half an hour.
> | - --
> | Robert Black Eagle
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