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Month: October 2011

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

From: Nicolas Bercher <nbercher@...>
Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 00:04:18 +0200
On 06/10/2011 23:23, 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.")


Yes, you're certainly right, this is the right place!

Do you have parts of KDE4 installed?  Even if your situation seems more serious than what 
it ought to be, I feel that these changes could come from a bad mix of KDE3 and KDE4 programs.
Do you use a pure Lenny install or do you use other repositories such as testing, 
unstable, etc. ?

Silly questions: are you sure to log in as the expected user?  Did you do some tricky 
things with uids, user accounts, /home directories, etc. ?  Does your ~/.kde folder seems 
ok, or quite empty/new/fresh.  Can you recognize anything personnal in there?  (mostly in 

Also, I have had bad adventures while I inadvertently modified /tmp perms:

   $ ls -ld /tmp

must mention: "drwxrwxrwxt" and "root root".

What's the problem with your CMOS battery?