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Hey linux forums i just installed arch on an acer aspire on, it all went just fine until now. When you try to log into kmod 3 it just hangs ...
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- 05-09-2009 #1
[SOLVED] KDE hangs at system services
i just installed arch on an acer aspire on, it all went just fine until now. When you try to log into kmod 3 it just hangs at the system services bit. It suddenly, just, dosent work. any ideas?
Thanks in advance
- 05-10-2009 #2
- 05-11-2009 #3
I am running hal, my graphics are installed, and every other DE / only x i try works perfectly, i use kdm3 login manager. same problem with startx.
- 05-11-2009 #4
Have you tried rename of .kde and check if kde will start?
Have you had kdemod3 working with the current install?
- 05-11-2009 #5
I renamed .kde, still didnt work, and yes, KDEmod3 did used to work on this install. I can't see why it would just fail.
- 05-11-2009 #6
Do you get any useful information when you startx from a terminal ?
After that I would probably modify ~/.xinitrc and put
The default splash ... KDEmod-Fancy throws an error on startup for me at present but does not lock the system ... selecting another splash (like KDEmod) gets rid of the error ...
I guess you have already been through this sort of process & searched for similar issues from others already ...
modifying /opt/kde/bin/startkde is probably not a great idea
- 05-12-2009 #7
For some reason, after i did the /konq thing, it worked, i dont know why, Thanks for your help!