KDE Won't Start, Gnome, XFCE will

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

lshw

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
Tel:(418)521-6823
30 Years of Unix Admin, and still learning...



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