[Bug 344619] [NEW] no working desktop after installing Kubuntu (Jaunty)

Martin Endres mendres.tux at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 01:25:18 UTC 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kubuntu-desktop

After installing Kubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Alpha 6 from the ISO, when the
system starts up for the first time it shows just the desktop wallpaper.

Whether Plasma is active nor the start menu. Right-clicking doesn't show
any context menus as well.

I'm running the test installation inside Virtual Box, but as it is also
posted by another user on the german ubuntuusers forum, the emulation
doesn't seem to be the cause.

Output of /var/log/syslog shows a segfaulted Plasma, caused by

I tried the reinstallation of Jaunty, added a new user manually to look
whether a new profile shows the same issues, but everything without any

** Affects: kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
     Assignee: Martin Endres (mendres-tux)
         Status: New

** Changed in: kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Martin Endres (mendres-tux)

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