[PC-BSD Testing] R.I.P. KDE or Interface Effects with SIS

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 16:05:40 PDT 2008

maybe like this:


On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 11:45 AM, flat. rose <flat.rose at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not able to run kwin, plasma and other desktop applications. The reason
> is I've enabled additional Interface Options in system settings. I have acer
> TravelMate 2310 which is packed with SIS video adapter and the last time I
> did that (it was on OpenSuse 11) my system instantly crashed and has booted
> next time in console mode. Those effects (shadows, blur, etc...) was working
> for me only on Fedora Core 9 linux.
> The current situation is that I can boot the system; then I see the login
> window. After bootsplash I have only two applications running - gimp and
> firefox. I cannot run anything because I have nothing but this 2
> applications on my screen. Please, check the compatibility between special
> KDE effects and SIS-based videoadapters like mine.
> So, from now to continue using pc-bsd I need to remove those effects from
> my drive. I guess I have to Ctrl-Alt-F1 and nuke some dir to reset my kde
> settings. If anybody ever had a problem like mine, tell me how to revive my
> desktop, please.
> Thank you.
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