Fwd: anyone can help me ?!!!

H.J.Bathoorn triade-lists at zeelandnet.nl
Fri Nov 3 16:32:31 GMT 2006


On Fri, 3 Nov 2006 15:04:08 -0100
"konrad kwaskiewicz" <konrad.kwaskiewicz at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just tried
> but I guess you told me to do this if
> I had any backup files
> (I suppose there are some auto backup's)
> but I didn't
> 
> so now it's just a little worse
> the rest of configration is over
> 
> but I still don't know why Kubuntu don't see
> basic programs like Konqueror
> killing process shouldn't erase them?
> 
> ...
> though
> hanks for trying to help me
> 

You are very unclear by what you mean here.

Your 'home' should still be there. From what I understand only KDE configuration is broken. Meaning, no need (yet) for backups.
By renaming ~.kde/ you should automatically have a new ~.kde/ created like when you log in for the first time.

'kdm' is the first graphical login screen you get after you boot up. I'm not dead sure but I wouldn't be surprised you need 'kdm' to get into KDE.

So maybe, just maybe your killall action did leave a pidfile.
To check start in failsafe mode and look for '/var/run/kdm.pid'.
If it exists, delete that pid file and reboot to see if all works now.
-- 

Good luck,
HarM.



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