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Month: September 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Trinity on newer Dell

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 17:37:59 -0500
> On 09/28/11 16:52, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> You did select TDE as the login session type, correct?
>> If that does not work, then add the line to your kdmdistrc file and try
logging in to TDE.  I would only consider the workaround successful if
>> get a full TDE session as a result.
> (It was actually a gnome-terminal!)
> I did NOT explicitly choose anything.  I added it to kdmdistrc but then
I explicitly chose TDE ... two changes ... bad troubleshooting.
> So, I just removed kwin from kdmdistrc and rebooted.  I went to choose
TDE and it was already marked "(previous)".  Undoubtedly because I
logged in before (and ran the little setup thing that popped up.
> So I'm marking this "resolved".  :-)

This makes sense--I think what did it was selecting TDE as the login
session.  I really should put a note or something on the installation
page... ;-)

> I'm so excited, you have no idea!
> Now, am I likely to run into any issues if I tar up /home/plaws on the
old box and untar it on the new?  Will I get all my old window layout,
etc, back?

If you move .kde (or .kde3 depending on if you were using an early version
of Trinity on the old box) to .trinity after you tar up the old box, then

> Also, in previous incarnations, there was usually a fight on
installation with the X-config stuff to get both displays to work.  This
system has three LCDs ... any advice?

What graphics card are you using?  If your card supports XRandr 1.3 or
above (i.e. pretty much anything except the nVidia proprietary drivers)
you can try the new Monitor & Display utility in the control panel.