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The white line reads "Because Micro$oft is for Capitalists Running DOS."

 

The black line reads "This wallpaper is released under the Glorious Peoples License (GPL) by comrade Zapato."

 

:lol2::lol2::lol2:

 

I especially love the GPL bit. :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:

 

Cheers. John.

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Yesterday I tried installing 3.5.1 everything seemed fine, I logged out and then saw the nice looking new log in screen with the clock but it was impossible to login, I just got a black screen and then it reverted to the login screen, this happened for all users.

 

Any ideas what happened? Anyway I reinstalled from scratch but I would like to try again and also know a way to go back to 3.4.2 from the failsafe mode because that still worked but I had no idea what to do...

 

:help:

Edited by ffi

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Do you have an nvidia card and use the nvidia driver? Then you need to install the driver again. If you install KDE from mde a new vxorg version gets installed so you have to reinstall the nvidia driver.

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Do you have an nvidia card and use the nvidia driver? Then you need to install the driver again. If you install KDE from mde a new vxorg version gets installed so you have to reinstall the nvidia driver.

 

 

Yes, so I would just reinstall the driver as usual (ie. from failsafe sh nvidia-blabla.run)? and thing would work again?

 

If it won´t work, is their anyway to go back to KDE 3.4.2

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Can you boot into another WM? Type: startx icewm (or if it´s not installed first: urpmi icewm :) ) If you get the blackscreen, it means the nvidia driver isn´t installed cirrectly. Edit /etc/xorg.conf and change the driver to nv and try again. That should be it.

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Can you boot into another WM? Type: startx icewm  If you get the blackscreen, it means the nvidia driver isn´t installed cirrectly. Edit /etc/xorg.conf and change the driver to nv and try again. That should be it.

 

I do get the black screen, it tried looking in etc/ for the file xorg.conf but there wasn't any such file :s

 

 

(or if it´s not installed first: urpmi icewm :) )

 

I have a feeling my ethernet isn't up either in failsafe, it says it's unable to resolve the host

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okay I found a file called xorg.conf in the root (??? don't know if you call it like this under *nix 'cause it's not actually /root) directory, so now a stupid question which command do I use to edit (I am a nOOb afterall):S

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Okay, after the int 3 command, urpmi nvidia worked and I´ve got something of a GUI back, but KDE still doesn´t work.

 

(btw I see that I cross posted, sorry about that)

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Mmm I didn't say urpmi nvidia :). Go back to failsafe mode, type init 3, login as root and type: vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Look for a line in the "section device" that says driver = "nvidia". Hit 'i' (for insert) and change that line to driver = "nv", hit 'esc' (to leave insert mode) and type ':x' (without the ''), type: urpmi icewm, logout as root (by typing exit), login as your normal user and type: startx icewm. Open the Mandriva Control Center (mcc) and search for kde packages to install. Logout from icewm (start logout) and type: startx startkde. You now should be back into kde

 

Good luck.

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New icons released kde-icons-crystalxp-20060207-1.mdk2006.0.mde.noarch.rpm

This icons will be the default icons used by MDE in next kde release :)

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