[Techtalk] RH 7.2/KDE

Rob Stevens linuxgawd at home.com
Mon Oct 29 13:32:08 EST 2001

Is there any messages left in your message log regarding KDE?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Raven Brooke" <trinity at whoppo.net>
To: "Rob Stevens" <adrenalin at linux.ca>
Cc: <techtalk at linuxchix.org>
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Techtalk] RH 7.2/KDE

> Thanks for your speedy response  : )
> I did actually go out to kde.org and get a fresh new batch of the
> packages, then rpm -Uvh --force'd them. Same as before. It does seem very
> odd that new packages, a fresh install and good hardware should not work
> on just this one machine . . . I am almost wondering if it could be an
> issue with the chipset on the motherboard? Is there a way to change the
> windowmanager for KDE perhaps? That is where KDE seems to bail every time,
> maybe using something other than the default one would help?
> In the pine config, I see where to change "personal name" (the part before
> the username) and "domain" (the part after the @) but I don't see a value
> for the actual usename that goes between them.
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rob Stevens wrote:
> > Hey Raven,
> > With your KDE problem, did you try re-installing the KDE packages?  I
> > try to rpm -i or rpm -U <package>, then try to launch KDE.  With pine,
> > the mail client.  From the initial screen hit S for setup, then C for
> > config.  Find the value's in the list you want to change, then hit A.
> >

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