[SOLVED]KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

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[SOLVED]KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#1 by feng » 05 Feb 2012, 15:50

when i click the "Home" icon on the desktop, it shows me the message:

KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.


what happened?
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Re: KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#2 by fanthom » 05 Feb 2012, 17:17

sounds like a 'DCOP' bug. please try the fix which i posted some time ago:
http://ponce.cc/porteus/i486/current/Porteus-1.1-fixes

as far as i can see from alpha build of Trinity-3.5.13 provided by brokenman this bug will finally be gone in next release :)
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Re: KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#3 by brokenman » 05 Feb 2012, 20:53

Yes the DCOP error has been dealt with in next release.

Please verify that the /tmp/.wmanager file was created during boot. What is the output of:
file /tmp/.wmanager
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Re: KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#4 by feng » 17 Feb 2012, 13:41

there's no such file "/tmp/.wmanager" ....

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Re: KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#5 by Hamza » 17 Feb 2012, 14:33

If this file is absent, some applications may not works correctly as this symlink is linked to default file manager of your current Desktop.

Please have a look at /opt/porteus-scripts/path
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Re: KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#6 by feng » 18 Feb 2012, 06:54

ok, i know the reason. since i usually boot into text mode (telinit~3) and then run startx. in this case, KDEinit could not launch the file /tmp/.wmanager, it's not exist.

if i boot into kde directly (telinit~4), then the file /tmp/.wmanager will be there.

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Re: [SOLVED]KDEInit could not launch '/tmp/.wmanager'.

Post#7 by brokenman » 19 Feb 2012, 23:57

In the next version this symlink will not exist. Fanthom has come up with a more elegant solution.
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