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Month: September 2020

[trinity-users] Re: ubuntu 16.04 freshly installed does not start after sudo dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity

From: William Morder via tde-users <ml-migration-agent@...>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:28:50 -0700

On Monday 28 September 2020 00:47:51 Uwe Brauer via tde-users wrote:
> > 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
> the past.
> > 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.
Same here. I am still trying to weed out all the unwanted KDE 4/5 krap. 

> Uwe
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