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Author Topic: KDE does not start from User  (Read 957 times)
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« on: February 15, 2009, 03:42:11 am »

Hi everybody. This has occurred to me just now. Logging in as user, and typing the usual startx, this window appeared:

The following installation problem was detected while trying to start KDE:

 Temp directory (/tmp) is out of disk space.

KDE is unable to start.

And then (i.e. after the OK), this other:

Could not start Ksmserver.
Check your installation.

So i logged in as root, started the vasm menu and, through the Xwindow manager I think, I managed to let the first window disappear (of course, when I log in as user - for the root mode never gave me any problem in starting KDE). But the second window won't move. Can you fix the matter?

Thanks in advance!
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2009, 06:38:18 am »

KDE isn't the problem.  Running out of disk space is.

Do a df.  Is /tmp really full?  If so you need to delete some files from there in order for your system to run properly.

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