Can't get back to KDE Plasma session after selecting KDE Cinnamon session

Steven Friedrich FreeBSD at
Sat Mar 13 16:45:15 UTC 2021

On 3/13/21 11:24 AM, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> On 3/13/21 8:37 AM, Graham Perrin wrote:
>> On 13/03/2021 00:15, Steven Friedrich wrote:
>> Control-Alt-F2 to bring up ttyv1
>> Login as root, then use your tool of choice to kill whatever prevents 
>> you from regaining the sddm screen. Or simply:
>> service restart sddm
>> My tool of choice: htop, with a tree view whenever I'm killing things.
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> It's not regaing the sddm screen as the problem. I've been using 
> service sddm stop and later the onestart.
> The problem is that sddm PUTS me in a Cinnamon desktop, even though I 
> selected Plasma.
> I CAN get a Plasma desktop by un-commenting the appropriate exec in my 
> .xinitrc.
Donald Knuth - I've proven it's correct, but I haven't actually tried it.

HP-Slimline 290-p0014 Desktop using integrated UHD Graphics 630

Running KDE Neon 5.21.2, Kubuntu 20.10, Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon, and

FreeBSD FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p4 r369434 Special  amd64

Path: /usr/ports
Working Copy Root Path: /usr/ports
Relative URL: ^/head
Repository Root:
Repository UUID: 35697150-7ecd-e111-bb59-0022644237b5
Revision: 568188
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Schedule: normal
Last Changed Author: nc
Last Changed Rev: 568188
Last Changed Date: 2021-03-12 11:26:49 -0500 (Fri, 12 Mar 2021)

Ok, I deleted the Cinnamon ports and am able to get a Plasma desktop.  I'll try re-installing  the Cinnamon ports.

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