"open with..." does not work for kuickshow, why?

Daniel Bauer linux at daniel-bauer.com
Sun Feb 26 17:10:17 GMT 2017

Am 26.02.2017 um 10:17 schrieb Maik Qualmann:
> In my distribution, kuickshow is no longer available. Can you post the start
> command line from the kuickshow desktop service file (right-click properties on
> the icon)?
> Maik

XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 kuickshow -caption "%c" %U

it also works from dolphin/icon/command line without -caption "%c" %U
in digikam it makes no difference with or without these additions
I also tried without XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1, that opens kuickshow but 
with a black filled window

> On Samstag, 25. Februar 2017 15:45:53 CET Daniel Bauer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> another small thing: I use kuickshow for various tasks, and I could
>> always select one or more images in album view and then right-click and
>> "open with... -> kuickshow".
>> Kuickshow still appears in the context menu (dk 5.3.0), but clicking it
>> does just nothing. The other entries (gimp etc. work). Kuickshow works
>> in all other surroundings (from dolphin, from command line, from
>> desktop...). What can I do to start it successfully from digikam, too?
>> (Please do not rant about my use of a very old program like kuickshow;
>> for me it is the perfect one for some work I often do and there is
>> nothing that comes close to it for my personal purposes and likes)
>> Daniel

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