KDE no longer starts after login

Myriam Schweingruber myriam at kubuntu.org
Mon Mar 31 12:14:12 UTC 2014

On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 9:44 PM,  <mls at xlist.pw> wrote:
> On Sunday 30 March 2014 14:25:04 James Cain wrote:
>> I'm not sure this will work if it happens with multiple users, but I had
>> the same exact problem recently - could <ctr><alt><F1> into a console, but
>> Plasma would simply not start up. In my case, deleting the file .Xauthority
>> in my home directory and rebooting fixed the problem for me. YMMV.
>> - James
> Thanks James, that's something I have already done. I searched all .Xauthority
> files and renamed them. But that did unfortunately not help.

Let's try to find out what went wrong: what did you
change/install/remove before this happened? I mean, it can't just
happen without reason, so something was modified causing the issue. Is
your $HOME writable?

Regards, Myriam

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