Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

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trish2012
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Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:19 pm

Hi there, I have been a Linux user since 8 KDE but just loaded LM 12KDE RC onto my computer and cannot access the System Update or Package Manager, the system update looks like it is going to work but just remains white with no activity.

Other than that it all looks great but with 131 updates that cant be accessed its a bit of a problem, I am using LM 12 Gnome until I can get this sorted.

Thank You
Trish.

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by richyrich » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:26 pm

Try the command below from your Terminal. Any errors? if yes, please copy/paste the output back here.

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sudo apt-get update

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:46 pm

Hi there, did as you asked and also got a popup telling me that Neptomuk was disabled ?????.

Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa InRelease
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric InRelease
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates InRelease
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Ign http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security InRelease
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde InRelease
Get:1 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa Release.gpg [198 B]
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric Release.gpg
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release.gpg
Get:2 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde Release.gpg [198 B]
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric Release
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Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric Release
Get:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa Release [18.5 kB]
Hit http://packages.medibuntu.org oneiric InRelease
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Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main i386 Packages
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Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates Release
Get:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde Release [18.4 kB]
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric/main TranslationIndex
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Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe TranslationIndex
Get:5 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa/main i386 Packages [15.1 kB]
Get:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa/upstream i386 Packages [28.2 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse TranslationIndex
Get:7 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa/import i386 Packages [22.1 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted Translation-en
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Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en_AU
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en
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Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa/import TranslationIndex
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Get:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde/main i386 Packages [3,198 B]
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Get:10 http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde/import i386 Packages [20 B]
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com lisa-kde/import TranslationIndex
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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by richyrich » Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:24 pm

Now this one, please post any errors.

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sudo apt-get upgrade

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:00 pm

Thank you everything seemed to be OK but this is how terminal finished.

Generation complete.
Setting up language-pack-kde-en (1:11.10+20120103) ...
Setting up language-pack-kde-en-base (1:11.10+20120103) ...
Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ...
Updating services.rdb...
done.
Setting up libreoffice-base-core (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-calc (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-draw (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-impress (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-kde (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up python-uno (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-math (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-writer (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libreoffice-emailmerge (1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-12-generic
Warning: No support for locale: en_AU.utf8

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by richyrich » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:05 pm

Did it download and install all of those updates ? If yes, can you try those apps again after a cold reboot ? (shut right down for a minute or two)

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:14 pm

Everything worked fine Richy, still cant open Synaptic and System Update but Software Manager is fine, thanks to you I have learned that there is more than one way to skin a cat :D

Seems there are two updates that are being held back, total size 42kb

Thank you will shut it down for a few minutes.

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:28 pm

Hi Richy thanks for all your help it is much appreciated, 12kde is working fine but I will load the stable version onto the PC as soon as its reliesed, hope the problems I found with the RC version will be rectified.

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by truexfan81 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:22 pm

trish2012 wrote:Everything worked fine Richy, still cant open Synaptic and System Update but Software Manager is fine, thanks to you I have learned that there is more than one way to skin a cat :D

Seems there are two updates that are being held back, total size 42kb

Thank you will shut it down for a few minutes.
running mint 12 main, i can't get synaptic and a few other apps to run from the menu, but they will run when launched from the terminal

try sudo synaptic give it your password, i bet it will open and work normally, does on mine :mrgreen:

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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE Problems

Post by trish2012 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:14 pm

Thanks for your reply, turned computer on this morning and it would not boot, dead as a dodo, managed to bring the Dell splash screen up after repeated attempts and loaded the disc for LM 12 Gnome which after 3 attempts finally loaded and is working properly, don't know what it is but this desktop hates KDE so I guess I will just continue using the Gnome distros.

Regardless of the occasional problems I still love LM and after 4 years of happy computing using LM will never return to Windows.

Love 12 Gnome even if it does freeze every now and then :wink: :wink:

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