KDE 4.2.0 on Mandriva

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 5 12:35:36 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 04 February 2009 23:52:51 Frank Weng (a.k.a. Franklin) wrote:
> Hi,
> I read Heliocastro's blog and knew that he had put a 4.2.0 package for
> Mandriva 2009.0.  I was excited and upgraded my KDE to 4.2.0 soon.
> On one of my machine, it worked well.  However on another one with nvidia
> 9500 and compiz turned on, it told me that kde4-window-decorator received a
> signal 6 (SIGABRT).
> I tried to disable compiz and even removed my .kde4 to start over, and it
> worked.  Then I tried to reinstall my nvidia driver, then tried compiz
> again, I got the same errors.
> I forgot to record the trace log :(  and I just applied account on
> www.kdevelopers.org and not being approved yet, so I could not post a
> comment to tell Helios.  I post here to ask all of you if you had the same
> problem.
Franklin, probably not what you wanted to hear, but I wonder if you would 
consider dropping compiz (at least temporarily) and trying kde's desktop 
effects, selecting the effects that give you compiz-like performance.  It would 
be good to know whether it does the same job, as well as compiz did.  I 
suspect that, if it does, it would be a better option, in that it uses kde 

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