KDE broken after general upgrade (FBSD 10.0)

Mathias Picker mathiasp at mathiaspicker.net
Wed Mar 25 14:58:34 UTC 2015

Am Mittwoch, den 25.03.2015, 08:02 -0600 schrieb Gene:
> Hello all:
> I recently upgraded packages on my 10.0 AMD64 sytem (pkg upgrade). Afterwards, 

Just a data point: I'm running -stable from a few days ago, with KDE
from pkg and everything runs fine after the last update...

> xorg started up normally and could be used, but KDE wouldn't run. Among the 
> things I've tried:
> - Check .xinitrc: "#exec /usr/local/bin/startkde"
> - completely deleting ~/.kde4
> completely re-installing KDE4:  "pkg install -f x11/kde4"
> now xorg is still ok and "startx" results in a white screen that simply says:
> "Uh-oh. Something went wrong. Log out and try again." Of course I can't 
> actually log out so I connect via ssh and reboot.
> Running KDM and logging in just jumps to a terminal window after logging in.
> Any ideas where to continue troubleshooting?

Well, maybe it's too obvious, but what about .xsession-errors? Anything
interesting in there?

How about starting a fallback session with only xterm, and starting the
kde session from there?

Good Luck,


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