synaptic error

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Wed Dec 24 05:30:02 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 23 December 2008, Steven Vollom wrote:
>Dear Bruce,
>> > dpkg   -a --configure
>What does this command do?  Would it fix my problem with windows opening in
> an inactive state, when I turn on my computer?  I have to type kwin in a
> terminal and leave the terminal open, for my windows to function.  If I
> close the terminal, kwin ceases to function.  Thanks!

That should be an easy fix, type "kwin &"ENTER, without the quotes of course.  
That '&' divorces kwin from that shell and makes it usable for other things 
or it can be closed.  But I never close a shell unless it gets its prompt 
trashed, I'm always needing a shell it seems.

Cheers, Gene
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