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Re: F10: could not start ksmserver



2009/2/28 Tarjei Knapstad <tarjei knapstad gmail com>:
> A recent update seems to have botched KDE somehow. When I log in I get
> an xmessage stating "Could not start ksmserver. Check your
> installation."
> If I click OK the window manager dies, but if I just let it sit there
> I can use my desktop just fine...
>
> This started showing today, apparently after last nights updates.
> These updates included:
>
> gdm-user-switch-applet-2.24.1-4.fc10      Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:23 CET
> xorg-x11-drv-evdev-2.1.3-1.fc10                Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:22 CET
> libpng-devel-1.2.35-1.fc10                           Fri 27 Feb 2009
> 22:50:22 CET
> pygtk2-libglade-2.13.0-3.fc10                     Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:21 CET
> setup-2.7.4-4.fc10                                        Fri 27 Feb
> 2009 22:50:20 CET
> pygtk2-devel-2.13.0-3.fc10                         Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:18 CET
> pygtk2-codegen-2.13.0-3.fc10                   Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:17 CET
> pygtk2-doc-2.13.0-3.fc10                            Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:10 CET
> ntfs-3g-2009.2.1-2.fc10                               Fri 27 Feb 2009
> 22:50:07 CET
> libmusicbrainz3-3.0.2-4.fc10                       Fri 27 Feb 2009 22:50:05 CET
> pygtk2-2.13.0-3.fc10                                   Fri 27 Feb 2009
> 22:49:59 CET
> gdm-2.24.1-4.fc10                                      Fri 27 Feb 2009
> 22:49:19 CET
> libpng-1.2.35-1.fc10                                    Fri 27 Feb
> 2009 22:49:04 CET
>
> After googling the issue I found a suggestion saying that I should
> check the perms on my . files in $HOME. Everything seems OK here.
>

Some additional info: If I try to run ksmserver manually from a shell
I get this:

Could not register with D-BUS. Aborting.

I have dbus-1.2.4-2.fc10.i386

Regards,
--
Tarjei


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