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Re: [trinity-users] Could not start kdeinit error

From: "Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:28:43 +0200
I'd suggest, you uninstall anything regarding to pulseaudio.


Am Donnerstag, 11. Oktober 2012 schrieb John A. Sullivan III:
> On Thu, 2012-10-11 at 16:28 -0400, John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-10-11 at 22:01 +0200, Slávek Banko wrote:
> > > On Thursday 11 of October 2012 21:52:48 John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> > > > Thank you both, Slavek and Tim.  I had tried re-running apt-get
> > > > update and then apt-get dist-upgrade but that did not help.  I just
> > > > followed Slavek's advice and was surprised to see that packages were
> > > > removed rather than upgraded:
> > > >
> > > > root@denise:~# dpkg --configure -a
> > > > root@denise:~# aptitude dist-upgrade
> > > > The following packages will be REMOVED:
> > > >   gs{u} kdesdk-scripts-trinity{u} kpilot-trinity{u}
> > > > libavahi-compat-libdnssd1{u} libavahi-qt3-dev{u} libdbus-qt-1-1c2{u}
> > > > libkjsembed1-trinity{u} libogg-dev-la{u} libpisock9{u}
> > > > libpoppler-qt2{u} libsensors3{u} libxxf86misc1{u}
> > > >
> > > > However, it has not fixed the problem.  The TDE splash screen appears
> > > > stuck on starting system services and, behind it, is an error message
> > > > about could not start kdeinit :(  What next? Thanks - John
> > >
> > > Try to remove from /tmp folders kde-_your_login_ and
> > > ksocket-_your_login_.
> > >
> > > Slavek
> >
> > Alas, that did not work.  I should mention that I had previously
> > rebooted the system (the advantage of it being test).  I removed
> > the /tmp files/directories pertinent to my ID; that did not work.  I
> > deleted all files in /tmp; that did not work.  I deleted all files
> > in /tmp and rebooted again.  That did not work :(  Next step?
> >
> > Would it make sense to uninstall and reinstall TDE? What would be the
> > best way to do that without deleting my configuration? apt-get remove
> > kdebase-trinity? Thanks - John
>
> <snip>
> Argh!! Uninstalling and reinstalling did not help.  Now I am a bit stuck
> - although it is test, it is also a development system and we need to
> get back on it! What shall I try next?
>
> I did pick up this error in user.log regarding pulseaudio:
> Unable to contact D-Bus:
> org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ExecFailed: /usr/bin/dbus-launch
> terminated abnormally with the following error: Autolaunch error: X11
> initialization failed.
>
> Is there a log file where I can see more details about why kdeinit is
> failing? Thanks - John
>
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