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  • "kankei71" started this thread

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Saturday, October 20th 2007, 8:58am

[Resolved] Problem to start KDE (cannot connect to X server)

Mac iBook PPC, Xorg XDarwin, KDE 3.5.8, installed with Fink.


I have been using KDE for some time now and was happy with it until I got this problem. Now, I can't launch KDE or any other apps like Amarok.
I usualy use Xdroplet to launch KDE or any other application and had no problem until recently. Typing "startkde" in the xterm window doesn't work as well. I don't know why this problem occurs, the only thing I did recently is to a full maintenance with Onyx. I have no idea if that is the cause or if Onix would have changed the permissions settings but since then, I can't use KDE anymore.

If I type "startkde" on the xterm window, I can see in the application "Activity monitor" that some processes are running on background but nothing start. I have an error message in the xterm window: please have a look on the screenshot below. It seems to be a permission problem but I don't know how to resolve this.

Sorry for my bad english and thanks in advance for any help.

EDIT: Reinstalling Xorg eventually resolved the problem :)
iBook ppc g4 1.42 GHz

This post has been edited 8 times, last edit by "kankei71" (Oct 20th 2007, 3:37pm)