[kde-solaris] KDE 3.41 on Solaris 8 - Half working

Darin Perusich Darin.Perusich at cognigencorp.com
Thu Jul 21 20:15:04 CEST 2005

hi andrew,

when used pkg-get to do the install did you just do 'pkg-get -i kde_gcc' 
or something else? also check which kde packages where installed, what's 
the output from 'pkginfo |grep CSWkde'?

i haven't tried out 3.4 yet but i'm using 3.3.1 and was able to connect 
with xwin32 6.0 fine.

Andrew Kemp wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am a KDE newbie - I have suffered CDE for so many years I have grown 
> to quite like it.... but time for change.
> Anyway, I installed the latest KDE 3.41 using pkg-get from Blastwave and 
> am accessing KDE using X-Win32 from a Windows XP box. The backend is a 
> SUN Sparc Solaris 2.8 V440. I am able to get an XDMCP session and log 
> in, the desktop is created correctly, but
> 1. The programs menu is empty
> 2. None of the 'configure' menu options do anything e.g. configure 
> desktop etc.
> 3. I can start apps OK from the "Run" menu option, so konsole is 
> functional although again the "Configure Konsole" dialog does not appear.
> I am sure there is something simple I have not set, but any pointers 
> would be appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Andy Kemp
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Darin Perusich
Unix Systems Administrator
Cognigen Corp.
darinper at cognigencorp.com

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