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Bug 4685 - KDE initialization scripts broken; missing files
Summary: KDE initialization scripts broken; missing files
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdesupport
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-08-24 13:18 UTC by youngde
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-09-23 20:29:09 UTC

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Description youngde 1999-08-24 13:18:50 UTC
The KDE initialization process for first-time users is

1. If the KDE packages are relocated (rpm --relocate) to
someplace other than /usr, the change is not reflected in
/etc/profile.d/kde.{c}sh. KDE will not start until this file
is edited to reflect the change.

2. The script 'usekde', for first-time KDE users, fails
because it cannot locate the skeleton .Xclients file from
any of a number of locations.

Since I am a long-time KDE user with a working environment,
I was able to correct this trouble fairly quickly. However,
a novice wishing to use KDE will have significant

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-09-23 20:29:59 UTC
we don't intend for the KDE RPMs to be relocatable, please do this at
your own risk.

We have integrated KDE set up in a different way than the 'usekde'
script does and will remove it from our next release.

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