[kde-linux] kmenu and kcontrol are empty!

Fabricio Gava de A. Jorge fabriciogava at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 02:28:25 UTC 2005

James Richard Tyrer escreveu:

>Fabricio Gava de A. Jorge wrote:
>>I installed KDE 3.4.1 from source on Linux From Scratch, it is running 
>>ok, except for kmenu and kcontrol. These are empty. I installed KDE 
>>following the documentation, installed arts, kdelibs, kdebase, kdeadmin, 
>>kdenetwork, kdemultimedia, kdegraphics, kdeutils, kdeartwork, kdeaddons 
>>and kde-i18n-ptBR. I ran kbuildsycoca and it gave me no errors, but the 
>>problem remains. No programs from the installed kde packages are on the 
>>menu, but I installed separately Kvirc, and its icon appers on kmenu. 
>>Kmenuedit can be opened only from terminal, and when opened it shows 
>>some folders, but all empty and in english (the default is portuguese).
>>I opened kcontrol from terminal, and I could see:
>>WARNING: No K menu group with X-KDE-BaseGroup=settings found ! 
>>Defaulting to Settings
>>but I don't know if there is any relation with the problem.
>>All users have this problems, even root.
>>Other programs like Konqueror and Kate, seem to work properly.
>You need to do a little system administration the first time you install 
>KDE on LFS.
>You need to set some environment variables:
>	KDEDIR=<where you installed KDE>
>	QTDIR=<where you installed Qt>
>Normally on Linux, you would do this in two profile.d scripts.
>Then you might need to configure the PATH set by KDM in the file:
>	$KDEDIR/share/config/kdm/kdmrc
Those environment variables were set, except KDEHOME, that I set on 
/etc/profile, but the problem remains. :-/

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