What is "DimDisplay" and why is KDE demanding it?
jerome at supernet.ab.ca
Wed Jul 31 02:00:55 BST 2013
On Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:15:30 PM Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 29/07/13 19:07, Duncan wrote:
> > Nikos Chantziaras posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:41:46 +0300 as
> >> In KDE 4.11 (since the first beta, currently on 4.10.97), every time I
> >> login I get an error message:
> >> The profile AC tried to activate DimDisplay, a non existent
> >> action.
> >> This is usually due to an installation problem or to a
> >> configuration
> >> problem.
> >> I get this message every time, in a weird box at the top of the
> >> http://13o.imghost.us/NM/power_bug.png
> >> Any hints on how to stop that from happening?
> > Have you tried setting up a fresh user (or temporarily moving all of
> > your normal user config, including ~/.kde and ~/.config, elsewhere)
> > and seeing if the problem exists there? That would allow you to tell
> > whether it's in the existing user config or not.
> > An educated guess is that the message is from powerdevil, the kde
> > laptop
> > power management app. I don't have it installed here, but at least
> > solid (part of the kde hardware management system) apparently had some
> > major changes for 4.11, and it wouldn't surprise me at all if the
> > existing powerdevil power profiles no longer functioned, triggering a
> > message such as the above depending on what your specific user config
> > was previous to the upgrade.
> It also happens when creating a new user, with an empty home directory.
> So it's not an old config issue.
Just delete the Section
in .kde4/share/config/powermanagementprofilesrc and its gone
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