KDE hangs in mid login after upgrade to 3.4 [SOLVED

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Mon Jan 2 21:58:14 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 09:33 +0000, Philip Rodrigues wrote:
> Ross Boylan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 22:39 +0000, Philip Rodrigues wrote:
> <snip>
> > Things work OK with a new user.
> > The new user doesn't have sound, and it seems my sound system isn't
> > working in a way that has nothing to do with KDE or aRTS (it's ALSA on a
> > linux 2.4 kernel).  I can live without the sound.
> Going back to your original message, it sounds like the problem might be
> with the session manager and the session it's trying to restore. Try
> renaming ~/.kde/share/config/session and maybe
> ~/.kde/share/config/ksmserverrc , then try again.
> Regards,
> Philip
Thank you so much.  Renaming session alone wasn't enough, but taking out
ksmserverrc did the trick.  What does that control?

Some of my taskbar customization seems to have disappeared along the


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