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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-users] KDE 3 in Lenny has gone bonker

From: Kate Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 17:44:23 -0400
Hi Lisi

Try creating a new user and see if it happens again. If it doesn't your share 
directory is messed up. Rename it .old and copy what does work from it to the 
new share dir.

Good luck


On Thursday 06 October 2011, Lisi wrote:
> Hello, all.
> This is a KDE problem, not a Trinity one, but I know of nowhere else that
> would give me a sympathetic hearing.    ("KDE 3 is dead already.  Scrap KDE
> 3 and go to KDE 4.")
> Bonkers is the best description I can come up with.  Applications that were
> working fine are suddenly not.  (In particular Konqueror, but not only
> Konqeror.)  Settings change randomly.  The latest, a few minutes ago, was
> my desktop settings, which have disappeared and the same random KDE one
> "set up" for all the desktops (4 - and until just now they all had
> different backgrounds).  When I went to check what "configure desktop"
> showed, I found that my screensaver had been turned off.
> The most benign reason I can come up with is that the CMOS battery needs
> changing.  Something is obviously on the way out.  Motherboard also springs
> to mind. :-(
> It could, of course, be software related.  I just can't think what!
> All other ideas and suggestions for solving this gratefully received.  If
> the advice is bin the thing it will only echo my fears.  I built this box
> about 8 years ago, so something crucial dying is not impossible.
> It would happen now. :-(  I am in the middle of something that is important
> to me, and has a deadline of Monday, which I am not going to meet.  I have
> had to give up driving because my eyesight has deteriorated, I live in the
> country and my husband (i.e. my transport) is away for the next 2 weeks.
> My, the gremlins are having fun. ;-(
> Lisi
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