KDE Won't Start, Gnome, XFCE will

Martin Laberge mlsoft at videotron.ca
Mon Dec 22 15:30:43 UTC 2008

On Monday 22 December 2008 08:41:30 Eric wrote:
> Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> > Eric wrote:
> > 
> >> I had tried to run Miro and it would open and then immediately close. 
> >> When I ran it from the command line it gave me the same error I 
> >> mentioned above,"Nvidia Open GL driver requires CPUs with SSE to run"
> >>
> > on another note, what CPU are you using?
> > 
> > Kind regards
> > Eberhard
> > 
> > 
> I don't remember and I don't know how to check, other than opening the 
> case. I tried uname -p and it said "unknown" It's an AMD Athlon running 
> on an old Gateway.
> By the way, I was able to use Miro under KDE and I started Gnome just a 
> few minutes ago so that I could run uname. This is without the Nvidia 
> drivers.
> Eric

Check your machine with


a lot to read, do a   lshw|more  if will tell you all
up to the serial number of each components...

all without opening the case.

Martin Laberge
mlsoft at videotron.ca
30 Years of Unix Admin, and still learning...

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