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

From: "John A. Sullivan III" <jsullivan@...>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:03:29 -0400
On Fri, 2012-10-12 at 01:21 +0200, Slávek Banko wrote: 
> On Thursday 11 of October 2012 23:21:14 John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> > 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
> >
> 
> I now have only three ideas:
> 1. Send your .xsession-errors if there's anything we can find.
> 2. Try to rename your .trinity, if the problem persists with a new profile.
> 3. You have installed kgtk-qt3-trinity? Try to uninstall it.
> 
> Slavek
I tried removing kgtk-qt3-trinity first and, lo and behold, it solved
the problem.  Why would that be? Thanks - John