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On Monday 23 May 2011 02:42:21 Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Bill Longman <bill.longman@...>
> > Obvious fix: don't use konsole.
> > Use xterm.
> > --
> > Bill Longman
> That's not a fix as it isn't konsole I care about but things like
> oocalc, systemsettings and other things which all fail with the same
> error message.
> As of yet I haven't figured out what the update process messed up
> by something has gone sideways on that machine.
> - Mark
Can you start anything that isn't KDE-related?
Like xclock, xterm,...?
That way we can check if the problem is SSH/X related or KDE-related.
You could also try starting a VNC-session to see if that would allow you to
Is "dbus" actually running? And is it included in the USE-flags?
Also, later KDE versions require policykit/consolekit,
Consolekit has a service as well that needs to be running.