lost my most recent incoming emails on Live CD

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at yahoo.it
Thu Jun 11 13:13:17 UTC 2009

Steven Vollom wrote:
> I am using a Live CD due to a crash.  People are helpiing me, but each time I 
> try a suggestion, I have to remove the CD and boot.  I then lose the email 
> addresses that came on the live CD and the address of the person currently 
> helping me.  

Do you have access to the emails through web? Use that instead of KMail 
until your computer works again.
Also, you can check the archives at:



Eberhard Roloff asked me to start the xserver using the
> command line.  I got this:
> Xsession: unable to start xsession, no /home/steven/.xsession file, no 
> /home/steven/.xsession file, no session managers, no window managers, 
> and no terminal emulator found, aborting:
> All I was doing was installing Xine using KpackageKit which caused whatever 
> is wrong.  That is the second time Xine has borked me.  Is it unusable?
> I really need help.  If the best solution is to reinstall, I will, but this is 
> the 4th time in 3 days and installations and configurations take a lot of time.  
> I have an urgent need for my computer this evening with e-Sword installed.  
> It is for my church.  Installing Wine, e-Sword and Xine are the only things I 
> have tried to do and need accomplished for tonight, but people are 
> depending on me.  Please help.  I needed Xine, I think, but I will not try 
> that again.  There is something seriously wrong with it, I believe.  My only 
> attempt at installation has been using KpackageKit, so KpackageKit may be 
> the problem, I suppose, but KpackageKit has worked flawlessly and Xine has 
> never installed without causing problems.  Thanks for any help you may 
> give.  Especially if my only solution is to start over.
> Steven

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