4.6.2 early report

phanisvara das listmail at phanisvara.com
Fri Apr 8 05:13:05 BST 2011

On Fri, 08 Apr 2011 09:20:06 +0530, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:

> ...
> Well, based on a nothing to lose theme, I nuked the whole ~/.kde4 tree,
> logged out and back in.  But I still had 10 workspaces when I logged back
> in, which is puzzle #1.  It should have defaulted to 4 I believe.

i believe that info. is cached somewhere outside the ~/.kde4 tree

> Puzzle #2 then was solved by amanda, restoring the .kde4/share/config files
> for the most used stuff, so kmail seems fully recovered for the most part.
> I now have a cashew on all screens, but all are running the same background
> pix slideshow of my choice once that was reset, but I haven't found where
> to set that individually again.  Hints welcomed.

systemsettings -> workspace behavior -> virtual desktops: check "different widgets for each desktop"

> But, the windows top, blue bar is still blank, and full width right clicks
> to the move to a different workspace menu.  However, I did just note that
> this menu does _now_ include a "close" action item, which was not there
> before.

i still believe that may be theme or style related. did you try changing that (systemsettings)

> So maybe I can get it back to where I wanted it.  But it sure doesn't fit
> the linux way if the only way to fix it is to nuke the whole .kde4 tree and
> start over.  That has about a 10-33 torr vacuum suckage to it.
> I have looked at the tut links bandied about here, but most of them are
> both dated, and written by a frustrated user who like me, was simply
> pokeing at it to see what twitched, not from any real first hand knowledge
> of how this code was written to work.
> Thanks for reading this far.

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