[PC-BSD Testing] R.I.P. KDE or Interface Effects with SIS
flat.rose at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 02:08:31 PDT 2008
Since now I can run kde4 but on startup I get few errors like "couldn't
launch desktop:/ protocol" and "Couldnt find systray icon". No kwin working
for apps, no icons and no text in plasma. Have no idea what's the problem is
On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 12:39 PM, flat. rose <flat.rose at gmail.com> wrote:
> The only thing that pulled me away from using fluxbox was rmdir ~/.kde4;
> Now when I open System Settings -> Appearance, I can not see any Icons tab
> (also there're no icons at all in my system now), then I can't see the
> "Special Effects" menu - there's nothing available in systemsettings. Icons
> were gone even before crash - after enabling those effects they slightly
> `faded off my system` (firstable all icons has turned into low-res crystal
> style, then they were gone at all). Well, it almost works I think... enought
> to keep waiting for the final release of Fibonacci and reinstall my system
> then. Thanks for help, DragonFlier!
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 12:10 PM, flat. rose <flat.rose at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the links - I'm gonna check them now. I've tried to boot in any
>> possible mode and still no luck with initializing kde after turning special
>> effects on. Right now I'm using fluxbox but that's absolutely not kde at all
>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 3:05 AM, DragonFlier <dracheflieger at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> 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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