Bug 17051 - KDE not Launching
KDE not Launching
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-08-28 15:33 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-30 04:01:42 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-28 15:33:44 EDT
When attempting to start a KDE session the KDE start screen (with 4 Status
indicators) appears and the following happens:

1. Could not detect network configuration/hosts
2. Ensure 'Dcopserver is running'

Initialisation then continues with the exception of Step 3 (User
Configuration). The screen then clears to a plain white screen. Is this a

Gnome sessions are fine - no problems.

System: K6/2 350Mhz, ATI Rage 2c, 13.1Gb, 4.3GB HDDs, DVD + CD, 128Mb Ram,
Hitachi CM500ET Monitor.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-08-29 21:13:46 EDT
Me too!  Tried the "ftp://people.redhat.com/bero" binary RPMS, and now the dcop
message is gone, but konqueror always segfaults.
Comment 2 john 2000-08-30 04:01:40 EDT
I have experienced exactly the same problem. If X is forceably stopped with 
ctrl/alt/backspace the logon screen appears again. A new logon then proceeds 

John Grubb
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-08-30 04:54:24 EDT
This is fixed in the 7.0 final.

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