I do not know whether this topic popped up earlier. Yesterday I
installed openSuse 11.1. It was a new install, not an update - at least
I asked so. I kept my /home directory from 11.0. The installation was
relativelyey smooth, the system apparently worked, with the usual
annoyances with multimedia etc. This morning I had some work with
windows, then I tried to reboot to opensuse. And I failed. A splash
screen appeared (once in every 1000 bootup) to select the op system. The
login screen also appeared. I logged in, then a blank black screen,
then a huge Nvidia logo, then in a console box theCannot start
ksmserver, Check installation message. And an Okay button. Tried to
reboot several times, but in vain. What would be the less painful
method to get back to KDE: I have an old 900 Mhz Athlon processor with
Nvidia 6200 video card.
I have another unrelated question: what is the connection between
thunderbird and amarok - or more generally a music player aand a
mailer? Inoticed back in 10.2 or so that I could not start Amarok,
because it always complained about missing Kmail. Yesterday I installed
Thunderbird (which was not installed automatically) manually. There was
no problem (except the repo was unavailable for a long time), but it
said it also needs to install libdvdcss. I do not understand.
Does anybody has a hint?