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Re: [kde] Shortcuts stop working, application windows aren't showing anymore and the systray seems to freeze




On Monday, 2016-01-25, 17:28:37, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 25/01/16 16:35, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > On Monday, 2016-01-25, 14:30:53, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> >> And there seems to be several kuiserver and kded processes. It seems
> > 
> >> they increase by one every time I logout/login:
> > Could you check if you also have several dbus-daemon or dbus-launch
> > running?
> Yep, there's several:
> 
> $ ps ax| grep dbus
>   1577 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --system
>   4719 pts/2    S+     0:00 grep --colour=auto dbus
> 21453 ?        S      0:00 dbus-launch --autolaunch
> 0147cf0965fedda7d4ee00360000000d --binary-syntax --close-stderr
> 21454 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 5
> --print-address 7 --session
> 21469 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-launch --sh-syntax
> --exit-with-session
> 21470 ?        Ss     0:03 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 5
> --print-address 15 --session
> 21478 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon
> --config-file=/etc/at-spi2/accessibility.conf --nofork --print-address 3

That looks ok, very similar output here.

> > I.e. maybe logout doesn't kill those and new login doesn't find the old
> > running one and thus restarting everything that is D-Bus based session
> > infrastructure.
> Logout kills some of them, but not all. The processes owned by "sddm"
> are not killed, unless I stop the sddm service.
> 
> What I noticed is that on logout, kuiserver5 and kded5 are not killed.
> On each login, additional ones are spawned. I can kill kuiserver5
> manually, but kded5 is unkillable, unless I force a "killall -9 kded5".

That doesn't sound good.

> There's other weird issues as well when the desktop gets into the broken
> state. Clicking on links for example takes ages to open them in the
> browser. For example, if I click a URL in, say, Thunderbird, 5 times,
> nothing happens. Then, about 50 seconds later, they all open at once and
> 5 new tabs appear in the browser. This doesn't happen prior to the
> desktop glitching up.

Hmm. Is the URL handler configured in Thunderbird or does it delegate to KDE's 
file associations?

Cheers,
Kevin
-- 
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring

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