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Old 10-07-02, 02:17 PM   #8
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Originally posted by bwkaz
Hmmm.... so it's not that it can't find kdeinit or ksmserver, I was hoping that that was the problem.

If you boot to text mode, log in, then do a X & (which will look really bad, just an X-shaped pointer for the mouse, and a gray background), then switch back to whichever console you logged in on (probably 1 -- so try Ctrl-Alt-F1), then do an export DISPLAY=:0.0 from there, and then a kdeinit, what does kdeinit tell you? I'm guessing there's an underlying error message somewhere here, and this is the easiest way I can think of to find it... but I am running out of ideas.
Yes, I got some error messages. Here is what I got following your commands:

DCOPServer up and running
Couldn't open required GL library /usr/X11R6/lib/!
DCOP aborting call from 'anonymous-2362' to 'kded'
ERROR: KUniqueApplication: DCOP communication error!

Would this be of any help to you?
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