HELP! Urgent! Unable to log in

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Sat Aug 16 17:15:03 UTC 2008

On Saturday 16 August 2008 10:08:12 D. R. Evans wrote:
> Trying to log in, instead of seeing my nice shiny KDE desktop after
> the login screen, I just get a blue screen and then after a while I
> get the following:
> ----
> There was an error setting up inter-process communication for KDE. The
> message returned by the system was:
> Could not read network connection list /home/n7dr/.DCOPserver_homebrew_0
> Please check that the "dcopserver" program is running.
> ____
> HELP! I have no idea what to do :-(
>   Doc
> PS I also have no idea what I did that could have caused this.

I find the best way to diagnose problems like this is to go to another console 
(Shift+Ctrl+F3), log in and run 'cat .xsession-errors' to see what the 
culprit is.  The .xsession-errors file is usually more helpful than the gui 

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