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

Daniel Bauer linux at daniel-bauer.com
Mon Feb 27 09:54:43 GMT 2017

Am 26.02.2017 um 21:03 schrieb Maik Qualmann:
> With this commit, the problem should be fixed with the launch of kuickshow.
> https://commits.kde.org/digikam/7e3182fb6562c8bc01d689dcce9b99c7215b2ae9
> Maik

Hi Maik,

thanks for your work, but as a simple user I don't know what to do with 
this commit :-)

I am on opensuse 42.1 and use the rpms from buld.opensuse.org/KDE:Extra

Do I just have to wait until an update is available in this repo?



> On Sonntag, 26. Februar 2017 18:10:17 CET Daniel Bauer wrote:
>> 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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