Is KDE usable in rawhide?

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX caf at
Tue Apr 22 03:37:56 UTC 2014

On 04/21/2014 07:53 PM, Christopher Meng wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 9:25 PM, Joshua Andrews <woodguy552010 at> wrote:
>> I have rawhide KDE working okay. I used fedora-update to go from fc20
>> updates-testing.
>> Hints for getting a working desktop --
>> Check your logs for selinux issues, disable baloo, install a kernel from
>> nodebug-repo.
>  From KDE 4.13 baloo is not easy to turn off, IMO use soft link to
> /bin/true is a solution to disable it.
> I will check selinux issue later, since I only run it under permissive.
> Kernel is nodebug already for years.
> Yours sincerely,
> Christopher Meng
> Noob here.
Currently the LDE desktop initialization stalls after displaying the 
hard drive symbol.
Normally KDE displays several icons before it is ready for action.

Xfce runs normally.  Gnome worked the one time I tried it briefly.

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