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Re: updating F12 broke KDE display





Mick M. wrote:
> 
> Hi;
>   I just loaded F12 onto my old IBM R51 laptop.
> It went fine, everything but USB worked.
> 
> I created two users "guest" users Gnome, "mick" uses KDE.
> 
> I prefer KDE so logged onto that.
> My wireless network connected just fine, the display was fine.
> I did a "yum install yumex".
> Followed by yumex.
> 
> After a big update the KDE screen is broken.
> The taskbar is whited out with thin black horizontal lines.
> Any program (dolphin) top line max/min/quit shows the same as the taskbar.
> Quit does work.
> 
> I logged out and back in as "guest: under gnome.
> The screen was fine, but no wireless network.
> 
> I did not test gnome wireless before the update.
> I cannot test wireless in kde now as The menu's are unreadable.
> 
> I "userdel" mick and removed /home/mick, then "useradd" mick, same.
> 
> This laptop uses an intel centrino motherboard.
> 
> Mick M.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Standard guarantee applies - 30 feet or 30 seconds, whichever comes first.
> 
> #  find / -name "*your base*" -exec chown us:us {} \;
> 
> 
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Mick
Try constructing an /etc/X11/xorg.conf to use the "vesa" driver.  The
automated driver setup in F12 seems to have problems.  The "vesa" driver is
limited but most video cards will give a display using it.  Then you can
search for a solution to your particular display adapter.

Robert McBroom

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