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

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 17:25:28 +0100
On 8 October 2012 17:19, Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...> wrote:
> Dne po 8. října 2012 Lisi Reisz napsal(a):
>> On 7 October 2012 15:34, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...> wrote:
>> > 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.
>> >
>> > Lisi
>>
>> Hi, again, Slávek. :-)
>>
>> I have tried the export PATH route, both as my user and as root.
>> Still no joy.
>>
>
> Still says "command not found"? That would mean that the PATH setting was
> not successful. Please check it in xterm (or terminal emulator, which is
> in xfce).
>
>> I'm afraid I am not sure which files I have to delete or move in order
>> to delete or move my profile.  It is probably staring me in the face,
>> but I have searched both online and on my box.  Nada.  There is none
>> so blind as he will not see, but I still can't see. :-(
>>
>
> I progressed so that I whole ".trinity" put aside. After that I login with
> new Trinity profile and have tested that keyboard is in order. After then
> I logout, copied back to ".trinity" selected parts of settings (kmail,
> kopete, bookmarks, etc) and re-login. In the same way, I returned the
> next parts of the settings.

Thanks again,  Slávek.  I am very grateful for your help.

Lisi