4.6.2 early report
gheskett at wdtv.com
Thu Apr 7 15:39:11 BST 2011
On Thursday, April 07, 2011 10:36:56 AM phanisvara das did opine:
> On Thu, 07 Apr 2011 19:39:52 +0530, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com>
> > On Thursday, April 07, 2011 09:56:22 AM phanisvara das did opine:
> >> On Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:33:29 +0530, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com>
> > wrote:
> >> > On Thursday, April 07, 2011 08:48:42 AM Gopaladeva Dasa did opine:
> >> >> > Toss in that the app launcher/pager/date-time & dock bar is
> >> >> > totally missing on workspace 1 now.
> >> >>
> >> >> I did not have that problem. Everything appears just as it should.
> >> >>
> >> >> G
> >> >
> >> > I used PCC to add another user, who did not have that problem with
> >> > the default user profile that was installed. But that users
> >> > firefox and konsole screens were still bereft of the usual top bar
> >> > decorations with the whole top bar being sensitive to a right
> >> > click, which brought up the move to another workspace menu. And
> >> > when I went to log out, the requester that opened was all piled up
> >> > on itself and I wound up actually doing a reboot, and on the
> >> > reboot, and logging back in as me, I am back to my original
> >> > complaint except now I only have a cashew on workspace 1. I can
> >> > use the other workspaces, but no decorations other than the
> >> > taskbar at the bottom.
> >> >
> >> > This seems to be the difference, so how do I go about restoring the
> >> > cashew on the other workspaces?
> >> >
> >> > I don't have room on this partition to copy all my stuff over, its
> >> > only 30 gigs and my email corpus uses 20 some of it. Next time I
> >> > install, I'll give /home 300 gigs and /usr 300 if its lucky. ;-)
> >> > Terrabyte drives, 4 of them, with 2 of the others available for
> >> > re-use. One has amanda's virtual tapes on it.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks for any clues.
> >> i also don't have any problems with KDE 4.6.2. re. the missing top
> >> bar buttons, perhaps try another desktop style / theme? if it was
> >> me, i would create a new user and slowly copy configuration files
> >> from ~/.kde4 into that user, until things don't work anymore. that
> >> should help to figure out where the problem comes from.
> > I tried that. The new user also has no top bar of a window
> > decorations.
> > Wandering around in ~/.kde4, I found a bunch of what look like junk
> > directories in .kde and .kde4 subdirs of .kde4 and nuked those, but
> > what seems odd is that there are a lot of *rc files in .kde4/share
> > that not even root can look at with less, no error when root tries,
> > just no response.
> > And my konsoles are AFU again, foreground & background colors are
> > randomized but matched, so one can't see the output till he does a
> > mouse drag over the output to highlight it.
> > mc seems to be slowly self destructing too.
> > I may yet have to re-install on a different drive. :-(
> hm, weird. are you sure you you got all the correct repositories, that
> not a wrong one slipped in accidentally? is "zypper ve" happy with all
> the installed packages? can't think of anything else at this time...
What is this zypper ve you speak of? This is pclos, 32 bit on a 64 bit
phenom quad, pkg manager is synaptic adapted to rpms.
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