Off List Submission - Kicker/Virtual Room Problem

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Wed Mar 5 16:32:43 GMT 2003

On Monday 03 March 2003 18:20, Dave Richards wrote:
> All-
> 	We are doing some testing of KDE 3.1 running on RedHat 8.0 to our thin
> clients.  It's working really well, and looks *great*!
> 	I have been unable to get one thing working.  What we normally do is
> move the applnk directory and install our own.  We use this to launch
> all of the software used within the City of Largo.  Everything is
> working expect for the ability to configure the virtual rooms.
> 	If you right mouse on the virutal rooms in kicker, and then select
> "Configure Virtual Desktops.." nothing happens.  When I run it from the
> command line I get this
> kio (KLauncher): KLauncher: Got start_service_by_desktop_name('desktop',
> ...)
> 	This doesn't seem to be an error message, but nothing ever comes up.
> 	Is there something that needs to go into the applnk directory structure
> itself to activate this feature?  Is there a way to activate that
> application by creating a .desktop file?

You are supposed to have a applnk/Settings/Desktop/desktop.desktop file. You 
probably want to keep all of applnk/Settings in your new applnk tree. It will 
not be shown in the KDE menu anyway.

bastian at -=|[ SuSE, The Linux Desktop Experts ]|=- bastian at

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