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Re: [trinity-users] Keyboard in Trinity and K*-trinity applications in LXDE

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2012 15:34:57 +0100
On 7 October 2012 14:25, Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...> wrote:
> On Sunday 07 of October 2012 10:52:47 Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> I am running:
>> Trinity 3.5.13 updated with Slavek's patches
>> Squeeze
>> LXDE installed and used when essential
>> I have just run aptitude update.  There were no upgrades.  There were
>> 2 yesterday.
>> My keyboard has disappeared in Trinity.  There is obviously nothing
>> wrong with the keyboard(s), both PS2 and USB, both of which I have
>> tried, or the connection to the motherboard, since keyboards work in
>> the BIOS, gdm and LXDE.
>> This situation is made worse for me by the fact that k*-trinity
>> applications, with the exception of Konqueror, will not run in LXDE.
>> There is no KWrite, and I do not find Nano a long term acceptable
>> substitute, and I can run neither KMail nor Amarok.  Not only are
>> these applications not in the menu, they will not run in the console,
>> with error message "command not found".
>> What have I done to upset Trinity??  And how do I persuade it to
>> function for me again??  There is obviously a problem with my imported
>>  home.  Other people for whom I have installed Trinity, but who had
>> little or no previous data, have ridden off into the sunset.  But what
>> problem, where?
>> Lisi
> Lisi,
> your problem with the keyboard reminds me that I once had a broken
> keyboard in Trinity 3.5.12 on the machine my parents. On a text console
> worked without problems. The KDM worked without problems, but after
> logging into their profile did not work.
> Probably not comforted you - it was something in the profile. Although
> Trinity 3.5.12 used for more than a year, suddenly "something" happened
> and keyboard just did not work.
> When I put away the profile and started with the new, the keyboard works.
> Gradually, I put back to profile important settings (kmail, kopete,
> bookmarks,...) and keyboard still works. Unfortunately, I did not go into
> such detail, and so I not find causes.
> Note: Under LXDE TDE programs can not run, because TDE is not set in the
> system PATH. TDE into PATH usually adds startkde. Try:
> export PATH=/opt/trinity/bin:$PATH
> export KDEDIR=/opt/trinity
> export KDEHOME=$HOME/.trinity
> ...and then run TDE programs.
> Slavek

Hi, Slávek!

I didn't see this until after I had replied to Julius's post.  Did I
say how much I dislike the Gmail interface? :-(

I shall certainly try both your suggestions.  Thank you very much for them.