> On Sunday 27 September 2020 09:20:31 Uwe Brauer via tde-users wrote:
> Did you try "sudo dpkg --purge --force-all desktop-base"? In the past, at
> least on my own system, I have found this to solve a problem that sounds
> similar to yours.
Thanks, I will try this out later.
> The default package desktop-base seems to conflict with desktop-base-trinity,
> although it usually doesn't come up as an error. Other contenders
> (desktop-base-* for other DEs) might also conflict.
> Before purging desktop-base (the default), then make sure that
> desktop-base-trinity is installed. Then run "sudo dpkg-reconfigure
> tdm-trinity" and "sudo dpkg-reconfigure desktop-base-trinity".
This is very helpful to know, because similar things happened to me in
> If I am forced to use another DE as a workaround sometimes, or for purposes of
> troubleshooting, then I myself would prefer MATE or xfce, as they are the
> least intrusive, and don't conflict much with TDE.
I think the worst thing I did once (some years ago) was to install Kubuntu and trying to
install TDE on top of it, quite a nightmare.
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