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Re: Fedora 10 KDE Crash

On Monday 05 January 2009 16:29:04 Casartello, Thomas wrote:
> My coworker just upgraded to Fedora 10 from 9 and it crashes every time he
> launches KDE (Doesn't happen with GNOME.) This is his video card ATI
> Technologies Inc Radeon R350 [Radeon 9800 Pro] . Any thoughts?
A few things that might be worth trying:

Delete ~/.kde/share/config/plasma*rc - if there is corruption in either of 
those rebuilding them (by re-logging in) should get rid of the problem.

If you have flgrx, remove it.  KWin apparently doesn't like it.

In systemsettings - make sure that Desktop Effects are not enabled.

There are some known problems.  Most reports have been about Intel video, but 
I have problems of freezes on this laptop which is ATi Radeon X600.  
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464866 is almost certainly my 
problem.  Whether it's your colleague's depends I guess on whether his crash 
is immediately on launching KDE or random times afterwards.


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