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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-users] TDE no longer opens after upgrade

From: "Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 23:39:30 +0100
Am Dienstag, 27. November 2012 schrieb Ken Heard:
> I have TDE 3.5.13 installed in a Debian Squeeze box.  Today I ran
> "apt-get update" and then "apt-get -upgrade", whereby some 350 packages,
> including many Trinity packages were upgraded. Soon after I shut down
> the box.
> Later I opened it again, but the desktop environment (terminal F7) did
> not appear.  Instead, terminal F1 opened with the login bang.  I did
> however notice in the text which screened by just before the bang
> appeared a line reading "Starting K display manager : kdm-trinity.
> I was able to log in as root and as a user; so access to all files was
> possible, but applications requiring a display would not open. While
> logged in as route, running startx opened a generic desktop in F7; but I
> did not know what to do from that point to open a user.
> Clearly something got broken in the upgrade, but I don't know exactly
> what or how to fix it.  Can anyone tell me what to do to get the desktop
> back?

Running as root, does "/etc/init.d/kdm-trinity restart" change anything?

What's in /var/log/Xorg.0.log ?