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  • From: Anthony Moulen <ajmoulen@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 08:14:16 -0500
  • Message-id: <200203290814.17366.ajmoulen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hmm... I didn't have any problems with RC3 installing on SuSE 7.3. Perhaps if
you gave us a little more info on the actual message we might be able to
help. I would really suggest holding off for 3.0 official RPMs. I just
installed this last night when you mentioned you had problems and I have a
test system I enjoy breaking ;-). Or perhaps reinstall the RPMs you
originally had and modify the startkde file in /opt/kde3/bin.

On Thursday 28 March 2002 10:32 pm, Anthony W. Marino wrote:
Thanks Anthony. In the interim, I went to and downloaded/installed
their SuSE rpms rc3b3 which work pretty well. The only problem was that I
couldn't install the "kdeedu3-3..." rpm and received a msg with regards to
something to do with "PREIN" ????


The problem with DCOP server is caused by missing entries in the startkde
file. Below is a patch that should fix your startkde file to make KDE3
work again. Good luck. Oh and sorry about this not threading correctly,
I lost the original email and pulled the subject off the SuSE web site.

--- startkde~ Mon Mar 25 04:21:44 2002
+++ startkde Thu Mar 28 20:18:28 2002
@@ -36,7 +36,9 @@
# The user's personal KDE directory is usually $HOME/.kde3, but this
setting # may be overridden by setting KDEHOME.
+export QTDIR=/usr/lib/qt3
+export KDEDIRS=/opt/kde3:/etc/X11/kde3
+export KDEMAINDIR=/opt/kde3/
[ "$KDEHOME" ] || export KDEHOME=$HOME/.kde
[ -z "$KDEROOTHOME" -a "$UID" == "0" ] && export KDEROOTHOME=$HOME/.kde
echo "$PATH" | grep -q "${KDEMAINDIR}bin" || export

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