Fedora :: KDE Will Not Launch?

Aug 8, 2010

My first distro was kubuntu, and am now trying Fedora with KDE. I was annoyed that the open windows were not shown on the task bar. I tried adjusting all sorts of things, and finally figured out that all I had to do was add a certain widget. I had no idea that this is what I was looking for, since kubuntu already does that by default. But in the process of figuring this out, I caused KDE to crash. The next time booted with Fedora, KDE would not launch. So I logged into a virtual terminal and ran startx. I got the following errors:

Code:
error while loading shared libraries: libQtGui.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
startkde: could not start kdeinit4. Check your installation.

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Fedora :: Launch X Program From Tty?

Aug 25, 2010

How can you launch a graphical program from tty? It says that no display is available or something, how can i tell it to launch in the DE?

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Fedora :: Thunderbird Fails To Launch F11?

Aug 1, 2009

ok I cannot be the only one having this issue?

grabbed the latest from mozilla...
thunderbird 2.0.0.22
i run:
./thunderbird
and get this:
./thunderbird-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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Fedora :: Can't Launch Binary File

Nov 13, 2010

I've been trying to launch a binary file, but I keep getting this error.

Code:
[csegale@localhost pSX]$ ./pSX
[src/linux/sound.cpp, line 215]: 'snd_pcm_hw_params_set_access(pcm_handle,hwparams,SND_PCM_ACCESS_MMAP_INTERLEAVED)' returned 'Invalid argument'

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Fedora :: KDEInit Could Not Launch Usr/bin/skype

Aug 29, 2011

I've just made the leap from Windows to Linux after years of flirting with the idea. I downloaded and installed Fedora 15 KDE 64 bit (I have tried it before and remember KDE was the windows manager I used previously, so chose that).

However, when trying to get Skype to launch, I receive the error message: KDEInit could not launch usr/bin/skype

Before settling on Fedora, I also tried Linux Mint, using GNOME. Since the error message seems to suggest KDE is the problem, would it be possible to switch to GNOME, without having to redownload and do a clean install? Or would this be the equivalent of using a sledge hammer to crack a nut?

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Red Hat / Fedora :: Launch Custom Gui From Console

Sep 2, 2009

I have successfully customized linux (CentOS distro) using kickstart and custom splash screen. I havent added/installed any desktop (gnome/kde) package in my custom distro. So obviously after installation the linux will start in console mode.

My requirement is i have to add a custom gui which basically provides 1.product information 2. product agreement and 3. product cd key. My custom linux do not need a desktop, and just for my custom gui i do not wish to install all the desktop packages. Sitting with a blank slate if you know what i mean.

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Red Hat / Fedora :: USB Driver To Launch Another Program?

Feb 2, 2010

I have a few issues. I have a usb kernel driver and I want it to launch another program that will monitor a serial port when the usb device is connected. then i want to close the program when the usb device is disconnected. I also want the driver to create a soft link to the serial port. I know the inner workings of kernel drivers... how to get my driver to exec a program.

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General :: Can't Launch Command On Fedora

Jun 29, 2011

i should use Fedora and Ubuntu to learn about Linux but how to Launch the both OS in Command line mode to enable me learn some Linux command .

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Fedora Security :: Some Applications Won't Launch After Update (10)?

Mar 25, 2009

Today (25 of March) Fedora 10 asked to install latest security updates. I allowed it to install them and everything seemed ok. But after the next boot I understood that some applications won't launch. Skype, last.fm player, VirtualBox - all the qt ones. I've reinstalled those apps, and reinstalled qt. They still don't launch.When I execute one of them from terminal - it just waits and nothing happens.The process really starts, I can see it from ps -A and gnome's System Monitor.Here's the /var/log/yum.log for March 25th:

Mar 25 00:20:37 Updated: libX11-1.1.5-1.fc10.i386
Mar 25 00:20:39 Updated: lcms-libs-1.18-1.fc10.i386
Mar 25 00:20:44 Updated: gtk2-2.14.7-7.fc10.i386

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Fedora :: No Keyboard Shortcut To Launch A Terminal?

Nov 30, 2009

I generally use gnome but with latest hulla-boo about graphics tempted me to check kde. where i found following problem to configure:

1) no keyboard shortcut to launch a terminal

2) my laptops dedicated volume control is not working

3) gnome package manager is not there, though i can use yum

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Fedora :: F12 Two Versions On Boot - Cannot Launch Firefox

Dec 21, 2009

I installed f12 few days back. A pop up came which mentioned '336 new updates available' and I opted 'install only security updates'.

Now in the boot screen 3 options come instead of 2:
1. Fedora 2.6.31.6-166.fc12.i686.pae
2. Fedora 2.6.31.6-127.fc12.i686.pae
3. Windows

I am able to boot into both versions of fedora, but I cannot launch firefox it says-'your version of SQlite is too old and the application cannot run'. How do I correct the screw up. Should I re-install the whole thing....? why is it showing as 2 versions....? I installed yumex recently, is it the reason.....?

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Fedora :: Open Office Crashes At Launch 12?

Jan 10, 2010

I have a problem when I try to launch openoffice at fedora 12.

I have installed it with yum:
yum install openoffice.org-impress.i686
and then:

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Fedora :: Launch X Apps On A Remote Ssh Session?

Mar 5, 2010

Desktop computer (AMD64) running F12. Nothing unusual about it, stock install. Thinkpad laptop running Windows XP. Putty is installed, I can SSH to Fedora.

If I'm at the laptop, in a Putty session, how can I (for example) type "firefox" and have the resultant Firefox window appear on-the-laptop?

I generally have X running all the time on the desktop because I can't get the wireless network connection to function without NetworkManger (not that I really care because I'm rarely at a console screen and need net access).

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Fedora :: Driver 260.35 Won't Launch On F13 Stable System?

Oct 2, 2010

updated to F13 from stable, working F12 system which had 256.xx driver. Using official nvidia drivers (as Livna route has not worked for me in the past and only complicated things). startx stops right after line Loading extension NV-GLX with the following 'NVIDIA(0): WAIT: (E, 0, 0x857d,0)' according to xorg.log.

I am using the extra grub.conf entry to blacklist nouveau, i.e. rdblacklist='nouveau nomodeset'

This is a tyan h2000m and a 470 gtx.

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Fedora :: Openoffice Base Fails To Launch On 14?

Jan 9, 2011

I have installed openoffice.org-base and openoffice.org-base-core in an updated fedora 14 environment. Clicking on openoffice-base in applications->office->openoffice-Base fails to lauch with the message:"This operation is not supported onhis operating ystem."Installation of mysql and mysql-server does not help.

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Fedora :: Open Office Wont Launch?

May 12, 2011

I installed Open Office with yum. When I tried to launch the program it simply didnt do anything.

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Fedora :: Launch A Terminal Without It Appearing In Panel

Jun 7, 2011

so i want to have an embedded terminal on my desktop. alltray --borderless --skip-taskbar --sticky Terminal --hide-menubar --hide-borders --geometry 60x600+10-10 seems to work, however, its just on one desktop and it's appearing in the panel, despite my

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Fedora :: F14: GNOME Won't Launch Firefox / Thunderbird

Jun 8, 2011

Noticed this last night, when I try and launch either Firefox or Thunderbird using the GNOME menu or the quick launch icons, it fails. I am able to launch them both from the command line in a terminal. Other applications seem to launch fine, so I'm at a bit of a loss where to begin taking this apart... I do get a task in the task bar that says "Launching Firefox", but then nothing comes up. The same thing happens with Thunderbird. That task just goes away. Another odd thing - following a reboot the launch buttons work once. If I close them, they won't launch again unless I run them from a terminal window.

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Fedora :: Error - Can't Launch Adobe Reader 9.4-1

Nov 6, 2010

Fedora 14, Adobe Reader-9.4-1_i486 I cannot get Adobe Reader to work. I have installed several times. Error message: Can't launch Adobe reader 9.4-1 Please make sure it exists in PATH variable in the environment.

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Fedora :: Unable To Launch Beagle Search Tool

Apr 2, 2010

I just installed Beagle and I have it indexing (by launching the indexer and checking its status via the terminal) but I can't figure out how to launch the actual searching GUI. I did some research online and found that this is done by clicking on the "search" icon under Applications > Accessories but there is not icon entitled Beagle nor search there? How do I access it?

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Fedora :: Launch A Bash Script (game) With A Shorcut?

Jun 11, 2010

I just downloaded a game Cube 2: Sauerbraten and I am trying to make a shortcut in Application->Games.

Basically to launch a game I have to double-click on a file, which is a script that invokes the rest of the game. After double clicking a dialog shows up that asks me whether I want to edit the file, run in terminal, or just run. I have no problem running it this way, but my shortcut in Applications->Games does not work. I have tried setting shortcut option to "Application" and "Application in Terminal" and nothing happens.

As of now the shortcut command points directly to that start script. I have also tried to do "sh /path/to/game" and still no success. How do I make that shortcut work?

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Fedora :: Launch Script When Bluetooth Device Connects?

Aug 4, 2010

When a bluetooth controller I have connects I'd like a program launched (qjoypad) so that I can use it has a mouse. The controller has to be on before launching qjoypad otherwise qjoypad will not work.

So I was wondering if there is a way to launch a script when my controller connects, and then possibly when it disconnects to launch another script killing the qjoypad process.

EDIT: I created a script that checks if /dev/input/js0 exists, if it does then qjoypad is created

Code:
#!/bin/bash
while true; do
if [ -c "/dev/input/js0" ]; then
qjoypad

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Fedora Servers :: Unable To Launch Firefox From NIS Accounts

Dec 10, 2010

I have a problem concerning about launching Firefox from NIS accounts. But it works perfectly if is started on terminal by the the local root account.

I have several hosts that's connected to a NIS server. When I tried to launch Firefox from one of these hosts, I got no response (Case 1 below). Here are the scenarios:

Case 1 - Fail to launch Firefox as NIS user: I login as NIS user account on the host, then I tried to launch Firefox by typing "firefox" on the terminal. But then I got no response from the terminal (the web browser didn't appear on the screen).

Case 2 - Success to launch Firefox as root: I login as root on the host, then I tried to launch Firefox by typing "firefox" on the terminal. The browser has appeared on the screen.

Case 3 - Success to launch Firefox as NIS user: I login as NIS user account on the host, then from a terminal, I login as root (using "su"), then I tried to launch Firefox by typing "firefox" on the terminal as root. The browser has appeared on the screen. Then immediately, without closing the browser window, I opened a new terminal as NIS user, then I tried to launch Firefox by typing "firefox" on the terminal as NIS user.

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Red Hat / Fedora :: When Launch The Firefox Through A Shortcut, The Ld_Library_Path Is Unset?

Mar 23, 2009

I am using Firefox 1.5.0.9 in RHEL 5.0. I have a application which needs to load some jar files to the firefox browser, for which I am adding the path in LD_LIBRARY_PATH in ~/.bashrc.The issue is when I launch the firefox through a shortcut, the LD_LIBRARY_PATH is unset, and it just sets it to Firefox specific libs.Additionaly if I run firefox through command line it sets it perfectly fine, and appends the Firefox libs to the already set LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

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Fedora :: Can't Launch Restore Partition On Dual Boot?

Mar 10, 2011

Problem concerns HP laptop running XP and Fedora 13 and using Grub2. When installed the grub became the primary bootloader. I have been unable to successfully use any of the common fixes to reload the windows bootloaderWindows install has been unable to reload the windows bootloader. With the grub being primary I cannot access the factory restore partition.Is there a way to disable the grub and force the machine to the restore partition or use a recovery distro to run it? I have tried Knoppix but was unable to access the partition. I am still a linux wbie and understand I may be missing something simple but have yet to resolve the issue and need help. I need to reformat the machine and will run linux from an external usb. At this point all data is backed up and I am open for any options.

I have tried to access the MBR directly but fixing it is beyond my current skill level.Additional details: Initial linux install along-side XP was Mint 9. It completely wiped out the bootloader and failed to install properly. Installed Fedora and it reloaded the grub and fixed the bootloader which allowed the machine to boot and function with both OS's.

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Fedora :: Launch Compiz Fusion Icon The Screen Just Goes White And Nothing Appears

Oct 24, 2009

I wanted to have some cool effects in my desktop and have just installed compiz fusion in fedora 11 (kde) but when i launch compiz fusion icon the screen just goes white and nothing appears.

My laptop is dell xps m1330.

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Fedora :: Launch Application With Root Privileges From Gnome Desktop Shortcut.

May 12, 2010

I have a java program that needs to be launched with root privileges (from an account that doesn't have root privileges) from a desktop shortcut. The command would look something like this: java -jar /file/location/whatever.jar I've searched and searched and can't figure out how to do this. EDIT*** I would like it to pop up and ask for the root password before it launches the application.

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Fedora :: Non-root User Cannot Launch 'shortcuts' From The File Manager / Plasma Desktop Manager

Aug 3, 2011

Non-root user cannot launch "shortcuts" (sorry I grew up on windows, don't know the right term) from the file manager or plasma desktop manager.They have full permissions to the shortcuts, even ones they create do not work.If I log in with root permissions they work fine

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Fedora :: Launch A Program From Screen 0 And Have It Open On Screen 1

Jan 22, 2010

How an I tell gnome (using a script or setting in compiz settings)to only open application X on screen 1 and have it work from screen 0? example: I have nvidia dual/seperate screens runnig so I have screen 0 and screen 1 I cannot drag a window from one screen to the other I want to launch a program from screen 0 and have it open on screen 1

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Ubuntu :: 11.04 Launch Bar And Top Bar Gone?

Apr 28, 2011

I have been using ubuntu since 10.04 version and configure with compiz to activate the corners, cube, etc. No problems with that. When I upgraded to 11.04 these things were not working but honestly I did not care that much and was just playing with compiz, so I was playing with an option in compiz about the size of the icons in the new 11.04 launch bar, just when I clicked it my top bar and launch bar are gone and not coming back after rebooting many times. BTW I already uninstalled compiz via terminal and the same problem is happening, maybe important for you to know (alt+f2 or other shortcuts not working except for ctr+alt+t)

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