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Month: October 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Need to fallback to Package archives?

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:26:47 +0100
On Wednesday 31 of October 2012 18:27:22 Ran Talbott wrote:
> I did a successful install of 3.5.13 on one of my Ubuntu Lucid systems back
> in August.  I had a problem with the X system not autodetecting my monitor
> properly, but circumvented that by forcing it to the right configuration
> with a manually-reated xorg.conf.
> Yesterday, I made the mistake of doing an "apt-get upgrade" on that system
> that upgraded trinity to what appears to be
> Now that system is de-GUIed: if I start KDM, the X server refuses to start.
> There are no errors in the log: it just gives up. This looks similar to the
> problem I had back in August, but may be different.
> I tried installing XDM. That fixes the X server startup, but the system
> fails to create the desktop: I get no taskbar, and the system continuously
> spawns konqueror instances that immediately crash.
> The packages I installed 2 months ago have disappeared from the repository.
> The links to the install CDs are broken. A google search for the package
> filenames returns no results.
> Is there an archive or mirror someplace that hasn't been purged? Or am I
> just totally screwed?
> Thanks,
> Ran

Please try to uninstall the package kgtk-qt3-trinity. If it broke a lot of 
dependencies, so just remove a file /opt/trinity/share/kgtk/preload.