since Fedora 9 and KDE 4.0.5, my taskbar popups/toolips

landon kelsey landonmkelsey at
Sat Aug 23 19:02:59 BST 2008

I think I'll just wait for 4.2...thanks!

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> From: kitts.mailinglists at
> To: kde at
> Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 23:22:44 +0530
> Subject: Re: [kde] since Fedora 9 and KDE 4.0.5, my taskbar popups/toolips
> Phew! That's a lot in there but ill try to answer those which i can. But 
> before i continue, some settings in your mail composer make it really hard to 
> read this and your last couple of posts. I think it is the HTML settings and 
> word wrap settings. Anyway...
> On Saturday 23 Aug 2008 10:30:43 pm landon kelsey wrote:
> > are causing great problems! Funny but occasionally I will swing past a
> > taskbar icon and a flashing toolip will appear. I can only get rid of it by
> > unplugging/replugging the flash memory drive. This always works or else the
> > whole desktop would be frozen! Thank goodness! Sometimes hitting the
> > ctrl-Alt keys breaks the lockup! Usually the tooltip doesn't flash but
> > stays while the desktop is locked! I love KDE and these problems are
> > distressing!
> Sorry, i do not quite understand what you mean there. Are you referring to the 
> device notifier applet?
> > Also I have a desktop icon for Kaffeine that always comes back
> > at reboot even though I delete it! Only rhythmbox works for playing music!
> Are you sure there is no kaffeine.desktop file in ~/Desktop? And only 
> rhythmbox? what error do you get with say, Amarok?
> > Only way I've found to mount the flash memory drive or ntfs is to open each
> > drive using dolphin!
> This has changed in kde trunk. So in 4.2 you will see that dolphin is not the 
> only choice.
> > Some years ago one made an entry in fstab. I usually
> > get kde after Fedora install using switchdesk. This time under F9,
> > switchdesk didn't work. There was a fix but I learned of the dialog in the
> > login screen!
> For this, please contact the fedora forums. As a non fedora user, i have no 
> clue what swtichdesk is! ;)
> > Wish this panel had an autohide! Maybe it does!
> This was just added in kde trunk and so will be available in 4.2 :)
> > I usually
> > update via a command line "yum update" Now there is some mysterious update
> > agent that generates a error dialog under root and I didn't even summon an
> > update! I've looked everywhere for a shutoff mechanism! Whew!
> Again, fedora... ;) 
> -- 
> Cheers!
> Kishore
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