Problem running kcontrol from menu
daly at ctcnet.net
Sat Nov 10 20:25:23 GMT 2007
On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 21:15 +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Saturday 10 November 2007, Ryan Daly wrote:
> > > I did notice that when I copied the file, my 'kbuildsycoca' produced
> > > this:
> > >
> > > kbuildsycoca: new:
> > > /opt/kde/v3.5.7/share/applications/kde/kcontrol.desktop
> > >
> > > However (pulling from the thread referenced above), when I issue
> > >
> > > ktradertest Application '' "DesktopEntryName=='kcontrol'"
> > >
> > > I get the following:
> > >
> > > query is : Application
> > > genericServiceType is :
> > > constraint is : DesktopEntryName=='kcontrol'
> > > preference is :
> > > kio (KSycoca): Trying to open ksycoca
> > > from /var/tmp/kdecache-daly/ksycoca
> > > kio (KTrader): query for Application : returning 0 offers
> > > got 0 offers.
> Do you probably have a second KDE version installed, or something left from an
> older installation?
> If you execute the following command, what does it print?
> % kde-config --path xdgdata-apps
daly at riddler <2#> kde-config --path xdgdata-apps
daly at riddler <3#> which kde-config
(I use to have the Fedora version of KDE installed, but decided to
compile it on my own since my system at work and my system at home are
running different OS's. It seems that transferring my desktop settings
were getting confused between the two different versions.)
> > > So something still isn't picking up that kcontrol.desktop file.
> > I also noticed that I'm receiving the same symptom when attempting to
> > edit the main menu. (Meaning if I move my mouse over K Menu,
> > right-click, and select Menu Editor, I get the following:
> > kio (KLauncher): KLauncher: Got start_service_by_desktop_name('kmenuedit',
> > ...)
> > But, the menu editor does not launch.
> The message says that the launcher has got the request to start an
> application, not that starting succeeded. Seems to be the same problem.
So in theory, we find the issue above, we'll find this issue, too...?
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