KDE 4.8.1 update: kwin crashing
Colin J Thomson
colin at g6avk.demon.co.uk
Sat Mar 10 23:02:21 UTC 2012
On Saturday 10 Mar 2012 16:31:18 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-03-10 at 18:59 +0000, Colin J Thomson wrote:
> > On Saturday 10 Mar 2012 11:27:51 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > > Last night I noticed a lot of 4.8.* rpms in updates-testing, so I
> > > decided to have go:
> > >
> > > sudo yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update "KDE Software Compilation"
> > >
> > > Now I find that Kwin crashes on login, leaving me without a window
> > > manager, and hence unable even to focus on a console window. Kwin is
> > > from kde-workspace-4.8.1-2.fc16.x86_64. The problem occurs even when I
> > > rename .kde and try again.
> > Not seeing that here poc, have all the kde related packages been updated,
> > maybe be worth checking to be sure.
> I assume that yum updated whatever it needed to update. Maybe that's
Not at all, I have been stung by this before so use other methods, or just
have Rex's repo's enabled and not updates-testing, usually then yum update is
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