Error in terminal emulation program

matteona at matteona at
Thu Aug 4 09:41:05 PDT 2005

> On 8/4/05, Giulio Daprelà <daprela at> wrote:
>> I have an LFS 6.1 with BLFS 6.0.
>> After having installed KDE 3.4, when i run Konsole or any other
>> terminal emulation program in KDE I get this error:
>> KDGKBLED: Invalid argument
>> Error reading current flags setting. Maybe you are not on the console?
>> With the ecception of this error the application works fine.
>> The error started appearing when I set the environment variable PS1 in
>> .bashrc inside my home directory.
>> This is how I set PS1:
>> export PS1='\u@\h:\w\$ '
>> What could I do to make this error disappear?

Well, it's right, you're not on the console.  It sounds like it's trying
to read the status of the keyboard LEDs with a program that only works on
the console.  Try grepping in your various bash scripts to find what's
running KDGKBLED, and get it not to.

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