[suse-kde] Laptop control on 3.4 for SUSE

Derek Fountain dflists at iinet.net.au
Mon Mar 21 09:11:27 GMT 2005

> > I just downloaded the SUSE KDE-3.4 packages for my SUSE-9.0 based APM
> > laptop. All seems fine (although there isn't a kdegraphics3 package - has
> > that been overlooked or removed?).
> >
> > One issue though - laptop control. What do I use to get a laptop battery
> > icon in the tray? I have a 'klaptop_check' application, but it doesn't
> > seem to do anything when run. The "Start Battery Monitor" button on the
> > control panel pane doesn't do anything when clicked either.
> >
> > The "Current Battery Status" icon on the control pane does show the
> > correct battery status, so the underlying control mechanism is clearly
> > working. Did the battery monitor applet thing get renamed to something
> > weird or missed out of the SUSE packages or something?
> Perhaps:
> set the value of X-KDE-Kded-load-on-demand
> in /opt/kde3/share/services/kded/klaptopdeamon.desktop to true...?

That fixed it, thanks! I'd be interested in what the problem was and why this 
fixed it, if you could explain...?

Derek Fountain, on the web here : <a href="http://www.derekfountain.org">Derek 
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