[Bug 517803] Re: kdm fails to start: "/usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/ethais cannot be opened"

Daniel Hahler launchpad at thequod.de
Tue Feb 9 19:00:25 UTC 2010

JFI: I've reported the bug that kdm does not fallback in this case at

** Changed in: kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

** Changed in: kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => High

** Bug watch added: KDE Bug Tracking System #226057

** Description changed:

  Binary package hint: kdebase-workspace
  Hello, i run kubuntu lucid alpha2 from a fresh install with the daily-
  build 03.02.10 on x86 64 and after have done the first update with
  kpackagekit, iam not able anymore to login. In fact when kdm will  load
  , there appear a warn message:
+ impossible d'ouvrir le fichier thème
+ /usr/share/kde4/app/kdm/themes/ethais
- impossible d'ouvrir le fichier thème /usr/share/kde4/app/kdm/themes/ethais
+ In /etc/kde4/kdm/kdmrc comment out the Theme option (or change it to a valid value):
+ #Theme=/usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/ethais
+ or
+ Theme=/usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/oxygen-air
  ProblemType: Bug
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Fri Feb  5 22:55:48 2010
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
  EcryptfsInUse: Yes
  InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha amd64 (20100203)
  Package: kdm 4:4.3.98-0ubuntu3
-  LANG=fr_CH.UTF-8
-  SHELL=/bin/bash
+  LANG=fr_CH.UTF-8
+  SHELL=/bin/bash
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-12.17-generic
  SourcePackage: kdebase-workspace
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-12-generic x86_64

kdm fails to start: "/usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/ethais cannot be opened"
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