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Month: April 2018

Re: [Users] Re: [Users] Strange messages at startup for one account

From: Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@...>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:48:09 -0500
On 2018-04-25 01:22:34 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Hi!
> Am Mittwoch, 25. April 2018 schrieb Leslie Turriff:
> > 	It only happens on one of the four accounts on my system; the others
> > work fine with Trinity.
> > 	I created a brand new account and it works flawlessly, so there must be
> > something broken in that one account, not in the Trinity installation. 
> > Any clues as to what sort of files/directories are involved?  Just
> > exactly what is xdg and what does it do/is it good for?
> xdg is the "black magic" that lets you do things like "xdg-open
> a-pdf-file.pdf" and the associated pdf-viewer will come up (or it won't, if
> it's monday morning and you are under pressure)
> But looking at r14-xdg-update, could it be that said account contains
> traces of kde3? If so, please remove .kde* - most likely you'll have to
> move .trinity to .trinity-old, then log in as the user and recreate the
> settings (or move them over one by one from .trinity-old, so you'll know
> what caused the error).
	There is no ~/.trinity in this account; Trinity is using ~/.kde (which seems 
strange and frightening).
> Oh, you did already a "chown USERNAME:GROUPNAME ~USERNAME" as root, didn't
> you?
	No.  I am assuming that all of these operations are to be performed in the 
affected account.