[suse-kde] new kde and menus

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jun 2 15:36:35 BST 2005

Georgi Ivanov wrote:
> Hi , I just compiled kde 3.4.1 with konstruct.

News flash, Konstruct does not do configuration!!

> Basicly everything is fine except few things : I used
> prefix=/opt/kde-3.4.1 After the install i edited 2 files : 1. .bashrc
> - added custom PATH where replace /opt/kde3 with /opt/kde-3.4.1

Normally, that would be in: .bash_profile, but wouldn't you want to put
this in: "profile" or a 'profile.d' script?

> added KDEDIRS=/opt/kde-3.4.1

That would probably be KDEDIR if you only have one. :-)

> 2. .xinitrc - added startkde

This doesn't do anything unless you are starting KDE from a console
with: "startx".

> The problem is with the menu entries and kcontrol modules. There are
> no kcontrol modules and  many kmenu entries are missing .

The problem is that KDE is not finding your: xdg directory the related
'desktop' files.

You can add two environment variables:


Exactly where to put this is a good question.  If all you run is KDE
then you can put it in "profile" or a 'profile.d' script.


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