KDE desktop no longer available?
ignazio_io at yahoo.it
Tue Mar 3 12:02:16 UTC 2009
Bas Roufs wrote:
> Hello Tom
> In a bit more than 1 year of Kubuntu Linux practice experience, I have
> built up the following 'routine' when dealing with strange, not
> obvious problems:
> 1. Closing down and restarting the package that causes a problem.
> 2. Shutting down and restarting the PC.
> 3. Carefully examining the package until I find some solution.
> 4. Uninstalling and reinstalling a certain package.
I would check the configuration files of the package as well. Maybe
before uninstalling, since the configuration files are not always
replaced with reinstall.
> 5. Asking for advice in a forum like this one and try out the replies coming in.
> 6. Accepting a certain problem until I find a solution in a later
> stage - somehow....
> 7. Carrying out a fresh 'install from scratch' of a recently issued
> version of Kubuntu.
> 8. Continuing to look for other approaches in order to solve still
> persisting problems.
> With the first 4 steps, I usually 'solve' about 90% of the problems.
> Another 5% of the problems gets solved thanks to advices via this and
> other forums - step 5. The last 5% is being covered by the steps 6, 7
> and 8 :-).....
> I hope this approach is useful for you.
> Respectfully yours,
> Bas G. Roufs M.A.
> Van 't Hoffstraat 1
> NL-3514 VT Utrecht
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> T. +31.30.785.20.40
> BasRoufs at gmail.com
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