K-Mail display issue [Solved]

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 29 13:07:28 BST 2010

On Sunday 28 March 2010 22:36:23 James Kerr wrote:
> Anne, I've just noticed that you've added a paragraph about Mandriva 
> to the Kmail FAQ. Unfortunately, this gives the impression that 
> Mandriva has some convoluted customised version of systemsettings, 
> which so far as I am aware is not the case. (The images in the 
> userbase are what I see on my systems.)
> The only relevant customised aspect of a Mandriva system is that it 
> labels the Menu entry (and a panel icon) as "Configure Your Desktop". 
> These open systemsettings, from which point the generic instructions 
> in the FAQ apply.
> If a Mandriva specific comment is needed in the FAQ, then I think that 
> something along the following lines would suffice:
> "On a Mandriva system to access systemsettings, select "Configure Your 
> Desktop" in the menu or the panel icon with that name."
> (You can probably phrase that more elegantly than I have done.)
> As I'm sure you recall (but others may not know), Mandrake/Mandriva 
> has used this naming convention for many years. IIRC at least since 
> KDE2.x. It is done in order to differentiate between KDE settings 
> (which are mainly user preferences) and system-wide configuration 
> which is done by the root user in the Mandriva Control Centre.

I confess that I was a little surprised - Mandriva are not usually so very 
different.  Before I change the entry again, can you please just check for me 
- is the path that Philip gave me an alternative path, or actually wrong?

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