KDE Won't Start, Gnome, XFCE will
cave.dnb2m97pp at aliceadsl.fr
Sun Dec 21 14:52:50 GMT 2008
On Sunday 21 December 2008 13:17, Eric wrote:
> I have Ubuntu 8.10 installed and I assume XFCE was installed when I
> installed Ubuntu. They both start and run fine on my PC. I also
> installed KDE. KDE will not start. I have booted into a terminal even
> and tried to get it to start from there. I get an error that says
> "Nvidia OpenGL driver requires CPUs with SSE to run." This seems strange
> to me since Gnome and XFCE will run.
> Mandriva One which uses KDE 4.1 will also run on this same computer.
> Any idea what the problem might be or why the Nvidia drivers are ok for
> everything I've tried except KDE on Ubuntu? I would prefer to run KDE.
I have both Ubuntu, and Kubuntu 8.10 installed. It could be that you are
missing some KDE components, which may explain why it won't start. I've just
fires up Kubuntu, and there is a list of my installed KDE packages below.
kdm (may not need that, as you have gdm as display manager)
All the best.
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