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Re: KDE problems

From: Petr Janda <elekktretterr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 03:01:32 +1000

Unfortunately, this didnt help. I created a new user, but control center and menu editor still dont work. I even deleted whole /usr/pkg and started from scratch a few days ago. Its getting quite frustrating. Is there anyway to find out whats actually happening when I click on those 2 icons?


Thomas Schlesinger wrote:
Am Dienstag, 29. August 2006 09:16 schrieb Petr Janda:
I just installed kdebase3 and I have problems.

1) Clicking Contol Center in the KDE menu doesnt open control center,
but running kcontrolcenter from the shell does open it. I havent tested
if its actually usable if ran from the command line, because.... keep
2) Menu editor doesnt work at all! Right click on the KDE menu button,
try opening the menu editor, nothing happens. Running kmenuedit from
command line opens the menu editor, but if I modify anything and click
save, it saves it into ~/.config/menus but it doesnt actually appear in
the menu. Close kmenuedit, start it up again, and all the entries I just
added were gone/didnt appear in the menu editor.

It seems that KDE is ignoring ~/.config/menus

Any help much appreciated.



KDE 3.5.4 works for me without the problems, you've described.

Just a shot in the dark:

Create a file /root/.xinitrc with this content:

Start the X server via startx and walk through the KDE setup assistant and end KDE after that. Then try again to login via kdm and see, if your problems are gone.

If that doesn't help, create a new user account, and see, if your problems are occuring with this new account, too. If the problems disappear, it seems to be something wrong into your ~/.kde directory.


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