something weird

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Mon Aug 4 12:39:32 BST 2008

On Monday 04 August 2008 10:36:51 Frank Weng (a.k.a. Franklin) wrote:
> Hi list,
> Originally I installed KDE 4.1 from Mandriva Cooker.  After a certain day
> (I forgot what date) my systray became very strange.  When logging into
> KDE, the systray would "grow" as if those icons had been there - but I
> could not see any icons.  I need to remove this systray and add it back the
> icons would be shown correctly.  I thought this might be Mandriva packages
> problem, but I removed them all and install from svn, it was still the
> same.
I think you have corruption in your plasmarc and plasma-appletsrc, in 
~/.kde4/share/config.  Rename those files and log in again.  You will have to 
re-do any configuration, but that should be easy enough.

> The second weird thing is that my KNotify crashed a lot.  Right now I run
> KDE 4.1 installed from svn, but still the same.  At random time the system
> told me that KNotify crashed due to segmentation fault.  But when I tried
> to get the backtrace it told me that it could not get the backtrace.
No idea about that, unless the plasma problem is affecting it.

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