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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-users] TDE on Mepis Linux

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 10:31:44 -0600
> Hi all,
> I have been following TDE development, howeverI don't like Ubuntu's
> "way of life" and Debian Squeese lacked some drivers I need, so I've
> been using Squeese based Mepis 11 for the last moths (Warren finaly
> put together a usable KDE 4.x desktop).
> With the release of TDE 3.5.13 I decided to look if I could install it
> on Mepis. I followed the instructions for Squeese and actually
> everything went smoothly, except that update-initramfs failed, so I
> had to run it again with -t -u
> The problem I'm trying to solve is this: after reboot, I was able to
> choose TDE as environment for my session. However, I get a "Could not
> start kdeinit. check your installation" message. When I click "OK",
> TDE seems to load correctly, but kicker crashes on me very often, some
> settings can't be done (e.g. I cant change the clock, clicking on
> "configure clock" crashes kicker). I don't seem to find the TDE
> settings, which I would expect to be linked to this error too.
> Where should I look to try and understand *what* prevents kdeinit to
> start? I'm not sure if this culd be a KDE 4 / TDE conflict. This is
> not a production install, so I can try almost anything.
> thanks for any suggestions,
> Thierry
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Can you post the Qt3 version you have installed with:
dpkg -l | grep qt-x11