installed a little kde, it switched to it on the reboot, and most stuff is missing, no access to a shell of any kind

Goh Lip g.lip at
Sun Dec 13 11:11:52 GMT 2009

On 12/13/2009 02:04 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greets;  See the subject line.
> If I can get it to do an init3, what would be the apt-get line to install the
> rest of kde, plus the switchdesk command?  Its useless as it sits right now.
> I also have no keyboard, mouse works, but no keyboard.  It was working fine
> under gnome before the reboot, and in F10 as you can see its fine.  Windows
> opened by the menu have no close button, etc etc.  I could run synaptic from
> the menu, but without a keyboard, I couldn't enter my passwd to do any more
> work.
> Had to use the hdwe rest to get out of it.
> Thanks all.
Boot to F10, chroot to Mint partition?

disclaimer: I've haven't done this type of chrooting before.

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