What to do when KDE is unresponsive?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Nov 2 22:07:18 GMT 2006

On Thursday 02 November 2006 23:01, D. R. Evans wrote:
> On 02/11/06, Jose Celestino <japc at co.sapo.pt> wrote:
> > I failed to understand what froze. Konqueror or KDE?
> Um... like I said... my desktop stopped responding to mouse clicks :-(

When you get into such a situation next time, can you try to kill the kwin 
process fromthe CTRL+ALT+Fx terminal and then restart it?

$ killall kwin
$ export DISPLAY=:0
$ kwin &

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde/attachments/20061102/c0bc05bc/attachment.sig>
-------------- next part --------------
This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:  https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde.
Archives: http://lists.kde.org/.
More info: http://www.kde.org/faq.html.

More information about the kde mailing list