raven at macmanusnet.net
Sat Aug 26 20:35:30 BST 2006
On Saturday 26 August 2006 11:00, Rob Blomquist wrote:
> On Saturday 26 August 2006 02:47, Bill Hartwell wrote:
> > I had a system crash with Kontact open, and now whenever I load
> > KDE I get a set of three error messages, all of which say that
> > the KDED daemon has failed, but no further information. And I
> > can't load a backtrace because (according to the backtrace
> > window) the default KDE installation in Kubuntu is not set up for
> > debugging.
> > Where should I look for crap that I need to clean out to get my
> > KDED daemon running again? I'd really kind of like to be able to
> > use things like the Wallet, rather than having to type my
> > passwords into Kontact every time I try to connect to one of my
> > email accounts.
> I would start off looking in ~/.kde/share/apps/akregator for a lock
> It was refusing to start after a crash I had, and I found that to
> be the problem. Akregator does not like to crash nicely.
Looks like a good place to start. would that lock file block KDED?
> If you want to backtrace crashes within KDE (its not all that
> useful except to developers) you need to install gdb.
Problem is, without those backtraces, you can't even send in a bug
report after a crash.
> Personally I am not much of a fan of Kontact, and prefer to run
> without it, so all my apps run from the panel.
I'm thinking about it. Just have to go in and make menu entries, since
Kubuntu doesn't make the entries for the separate apps by default.
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