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Re: general despair

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No worries, Dave... this is YOUR topic and if you want to talk bikes in here, that should be fine. 8)
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Re: general despair

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Moem wrote:No worries, Dave... this is YOUR topic and if you want to talk bikes in here, that should be fine. 8)
Cool! :D
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Re: general despair

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Help again - just tried to put linux mint kde on to the hard disk and it sounds as if it's still doing things but the screen says;

The screen locker is broken and unlocking is not possible anymore. In order to unlock switch to a virtual terminal (e.g. Ctrl+alt+F2 Log in and execute the command

Loginctl unlock-sessions

afterwards switch back to the running session (ctrl+alt+F7)

I can't get the keyboard to react
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Re: general despair

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Instead of loginctl unlock-sessions, do:

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sudo loginctl unlock-sessions
Either that or press ctrl+alt+backspace a couple of times. After that you might have to log in again, as user: mint, no password: (press ENTER)

Or you can reboot and turn off all the screen locker, screensaver, and power management settings when you first log in.

Good luck, General Despair.
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Re: general despair

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Apparently, your "screen locker" problem is a known bug in plasma (KDE).
Screen locker broken on KDE and xorg Fatal server error
If I were you I would just try Cinnamon or Mate.
currently installed - LM 18 Cinnamon
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