KDE Upgrade (4.7.4 -> 4.8.1) changes behavior of new tab button in Konsole

Dan Johansson kde at dmj.nu
Sat Apr 14 13:50:34 BST 2012

On Saturday 14 April 2012 20.39:02 Jekyll Wu wrote:
> 于 2012年04月14日 18:02, Dan Johansson 写道:
> > Yesterday I upgraded my KDE installation (4.7.4 -> 4.8.1). Now the
> > "new tab button" in Konsole opens a new tab with the _default_
> > profile instead of opening a new tab with the _current_ profile
> > like it did before. This is most annoying as I have one profile for
> > each machine/user I manage and until now I could just click the
> > "new tab" button and get a new window on the host that I am
> > currently logged into. Is there any parameter to restore the old
> > behavior or is this hard-coded (I really hope not or I will have to
> > start looking for a new terminal emulator with tabs that work like
> > I want it).
> For the 4.8.x series, there is no way. See
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184788 for why the old behavior
> is sometimes problematic.
> A new action "Clone Tab" has been added in the development version,
> which is dedicated for that handy/confusing behavior. See
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292518 .
> If this change is unbearable for you and you can't wait for KDE SC
> 4.9, you can build from source code either the older version or the
> development version. You can get the source code of Konsole from
> https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kde-baseapps/konsole/repository.
> Checkout the master branch or the v4.7.4 tag. If you are unfamiliar
> with building KDE applications, take a look at
> http://techbase.kde.org/Getting_Started/Build/Example.

Ok, I'll have to wait for the 4.9 :-(
(or look for an other Terminal emulator).

Dan Johansson, <http://www.dmj.nu>
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