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Date:      Sat, 13 Mar 2021 11:45:06 -0500
From:      Steven Friedrich <FreeBSD@twc.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Can't get back to KDE Plasma session after selecting KDE Cinnamon session
Message-ID:  <b676322e-36aa-6066-12cd-f4637bc8fdab@twc.com>
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On 3/13/21 11:24 AM, Steven Friedrich wrote:
>
> On 3/13/21 8:37 AM, Graham Perrin wrote:
>> On 13/03/2021 00:15, Steven Friedrich wrote:
>>> …
>>>
>> Control-Alt-F2 to bring up ttyv1
>>
>> Login as root, then use your tool of choice to kill whatever prevents 
>> you from regaining the sddm screen. Or simply:
>>
>> service restart sddm
>>
>> My tool of choice: htop, with a tree view whenever I'm killing things.
>>
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> It's not regaing the sddm screen as the problem. I've been using 
> service sddm stop and later the onestart.
>
> The problem is that sddm PUTS me in a Cinnamon desktop, even though I 
> selected Plasma.
>
> I CAN get a Plasma desktop by un-commenting the appropriate exec in my 
> .xinitrc.
>
-- 
Donald Knuth - I've proven it's correct, but I haven't actually tried it.

HP-Slimline 290-p0014 Desktop using integrated UHD Graphics 630

Running KDE Neon 5.21.2, Kubuntu 20.10, Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon, and

FreeBSD FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p4 r369434 Special  amd64

Path: /usr/ports
Working Copy Root Path: /usr/ports
URL: https://svn.freebsd.org/ports/head
Relative URL: ^/head
Repository Root: https://svn.freebsd.org/ports
Repository UUID: 35697150-7ecd-e111-bb59-0022644237b5
Revision: 568188
Node Kind: directory
Schedule: normal
Last Changed Author: nc
Last Changed Rev: 568188
Last Changed Date: 2021-03-12 11:26:49 -0500 (Fri, 12 Mar 2021)

Ok, I deleted the Cinnamon ports and am able to get a Plasma desktop.  I'll try re-installing  the Cinnamon ports.




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