Kontact crasch on startup

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 01:07:22 GMT 2008


On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 20:23 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Karl Vanwynsberghe wrote:
> > On Monday 22 December 2008 18:49:18 Derek Broughton wrote:
> > > Nils Kassube wrote:
> > > > Derek Broughton wrote:
> > > >> it's hard to say without at least a little bit of a traceback,
> > > >> because
> > > >> we can't see which kontact component is crashing.  Look at the
> > > >> traceback, see what programs are involved (most likely kmail,
> > > >> ime). Then try starting that program on its own.
> > > >
> > > > Well, the traceback was in the original mail. I didn't quote it
> > > > because I could only see kontact mentioned. I'd like to know why
> > > > you think kmail was the real culprit.
> > >
> > > Sorry, I didn't see one - I do now.  If it's complete, I don't think
> > > it's kmail, after all.  I just tend to blame kmail because it's
> > > probably the most used kontact component and it's certainly the one
> > > that breaks most for me..
> 
> That makes sense. I remember Kmail crashes as well but that was long ago.
> 
> > I don't really know what is happening...
> > I can start Kmail and Akregator,.. Kontact, Kadressbook and KOrganiser
> > don't.
> 
> Then look for the configuration files for kadressbook and korganizer. It 
> might be $HOME/.kde/share/config/kaddressbookrc and 
> $HOME/.kde/share/config/korganizerrc but maybe there are others as well. 
> Move those files away from the directory and try to start the individual 
> applications.

I thought kaddressbook hasn't gotten to the kde4 stage yet?

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