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

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sun Dec 13 07:44:13 UTC 2009

On Sunday 13 December 2009, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 04:04:22 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.
>Does Ctrl-Alt-F1 to get the console work?
Not without a working keyboard.  Sorry, Lindsay.

Cheers, Gene
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