View Full Version : [kde] Cannot access desktop after making changes to desktop effects

March 9th, 2009, 02:51 AM
Hi all,

I have made a change to the desktop effects setting in KDE 4.1 and now can't see anything except blackness when I login.

I am currently trying to fix via the command line as I can't get past the login screen if logging on normally.

Other details:

Kubuntu is installed as a dual boot via Wubi on a Windows XP laptop. No dedicated partition has been set up.



March 9th, 2009, 03:26 AM
If this is compiz, it's probably best to reset those settings back to their defaults.

In the console terminal:

rm ~/.compiz -r
Or, to remove and restore the defaults on ALL KDE Settings you've made

rm ~/.kde -r

That is if you are willing to loose all customisation you have done to your desktop.

If you wait around a while, someone who works with KDE4 may be able to pinpoint exactly what to do with resetting everything.