jreagan1990 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 00:51:36 BST 2008
You might try checking to see what startup programs are enabled in the
system preferences, and maybe that will help fix the problem of the empty
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 7:48 PM, Paul Cartwright <ubuntu at pcartwright.com>wrote:
> Brian Pitts wrote:
> > Paul Cartwright wrote:
> >> ok, I think I screwed up my install..
> >> I had a nice setup of 8.04 KDE4 , and decided to take the plunge and
> >> upgrade to 8.10. Once complete, restarted X and... when I logged into
> >> the kde4 desktop, I got 2 blank windows and no icons & no tray.
> >> CTRL-ALT-backspace, logged into gnome, no problem. A few changes, tried
> >> to add a few packages, and now it gives me the choice of kde sessions &
> >> gnome, but not kde4. What is the magic command to reinstall or get kde4
> >> desktop working?? I mean, I LIKE gnome :) but I wanna show off KDE4's
> >> new desktop <G>
> > I didn't think 8.10 included any KDE besides 4. What happens if you
> > select tke kde session? You did reboot after upgrading, right?
> > -Brian
> reboot?? oh oh..
> it still shows 2.6.24-1 for the kernel.. and yes, even though the
> session says kde, the splash screen ( after a reboot:) does show 4.1 .
> It does keep booting with 2 open windows that are blank. Not sure what
> they are supposed to be, the the right-click says ( remove unknown window?)
> Now I get a Partial Upgrade option for software upgrades. The next
> screen says " an upgrade from Intrepid to Hardy is not supported with
> this tool".
> next question is, what should my sources.list show for a distribution??
> testing? Intrepid?
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