KDE 3.0 Problems: launching Galeon from KMail and shutting system down
Robert Black Eagle
rbe at flash.net
Thu Sep 5 19:16:37 BST 2002
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On Thursday 05 September 2002 5:33 am, Jeremy Lunn wrote:
(snip because I have no answers for the first question)
> The other problem is that sometimes it can take several attempts to
> shutdown from KDE (from the Logout dialogue). I suspected that it may
> have been a problem terminating an application or getting an application
> to save session details, however manually closing all applications
> didn't fix it. Sometimes the whole interface even freezes up and I have
> to press CTRL+ALT+DEL to kill X, after which the shutdown process starts
> by itself. What would be the problem here?
For one, have you tried Ctrl-Alt-Esc and putting the skull and crossbones
cursor over Konqueror to kill it? Have you looked at the output of
.xsession-errors (in your user directory)? It will tell you what is going
on. Sounds like a problem with the installation.
> I've already been told from the point of view of an end user that
> "Linux" is just no good and it's too hard. It's mainly these little
> things that are the problem and I think my mum already wants to go back
> to Windows. She won't accept having to copy/paste URLs from KMail to
> Galeon or having to press CTRL+ALT+DEL. If there's no way around it or
> no fix in the near future I'm not sure what I'll do.
If you are having problems with cut-and-paste, you might want to get a copy
See if these suggestions help.
Robert Black Eagle
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