KDE4 konsole: missing sessions, bell

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed May 20 10:26:48 BST 2009

On Tuesday 19 May 2009 20:12:55 Ryo Furue wrote:
> Hi Anne,
> | > 1. Now I don't find "sessions".  On the old konsole, I had
> | >   a session (tab) that automatically SSHes me to a remote host,
> | >   and another session that opens a root shell.  How can I have
> | >   a similar capability?
> |
> | Some, if not all of this can be done by setting up profiles
> | (Settings > Manage Profiles).  I have one profile that gives me a
> | root profile (/bin su -) with a different background, to make it
> | obvious.  I don't have a profile for a remote connection, but I have
> | a bookmark set up, that, together with keychain, automatically logs
> | me onto a remote  box.
> Thank you for the help!  That works perfectly.  Even a remote
> connection can be done with a profile, with
> "/usr/bin/ssh -X -l username remote.example.com" as its command.
> (So, the notion of "session" of the old konsole
>  is absorbed in that of "profile", it seems.)
> I may also explore your method of using a bookmark.
> | > 2. I miss the bell.  "echo -e '\a' "  does nothing on the
> | >   new konsole.  For the old konsole, I chose a visible bell
> | >   within the konsole configuration (not as a bash setting).
> | >   For the new konsole, I don't see a configuration item
> | >   regarding the bell.  On an emacs window, I can sound
> | >   an audible bell, whose pitch and duration I can control
> | >   with "xset b", which means the X-Window bell is working.
> | >   Where should I look?
> |
> | This I can't help with.  If a visible  bell will do, try setting
> | notifications to flash the taskbar tab.
> The result is curious.  In
>    Settings > Configure Notifications
> there is an item "Bell in Visible Session".  If you set "Show a
> message in a popup" for this item, you'll see a popup
> when you type "echo -e '\a'".  That means that this item is
> indeed the bell we are talking about.
> Unfortunately, I can't get it work.  Nothing happens
> if "Mark taskbar entry" is assigned to the bell.
> Nothing happens, either, if "Run command" is assigned
> and "/usr/bin/tput flash" is specified as its command,
> even though the command itself works from the command
> line.
> Maybe it's time to submit a bug report.
I didn't try anything fancy with this.  I just used 'mark taskbar entry' and 
the tab flashes when there is a new event.

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