was kde 4.5.4 [add now crashes system]

David Southwell david at vizion2000.net
Wed Dec 8 10:49:22 UTC 2010

> On Sun, 05 Dec 2010 00:50:08 +0100, Franci Nabalanci <lumiwa at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Yesterdays update to KDE 4.5.4 from 4.5.3 was without problems but when I
> > start KDE (startx)  it show splash screen than turn to black with mouse
> > cursor
> > which works, I heard sound when  looks KDE start and that is it. I switch
> > to console to close (ctrl-c) KDE. I try to start with a new user but it
> > is
> > the same problem.
> > I also try to start KMail with ALT-F2 - kmail and when I look in
> > console if it is running was there.
> Do you have deskutils/plasma-applet-yawp or other plasma applets
> installed? If yes, try to delete them.

I also have related problems following the latest upgrade. There are no plasma 
applets installed on the system (Freebsd 7.2 p3)

KDE now loads with a splash screen including the following:

"kwin Window Manager
Desktop effects were too slow and have been suspended.
If this was a temporary problem, you can resule using the 'Alt+Shift+F12' 
shortcut. You can disable functionality checks in System Settings (on the 
advanced tab in Desktop Effects)."

Now comes the serious bit.

After ending the session and then attempting to login again the system 


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