Last plea - solved!

Leon Pollak leonp at plris.com
Thu Jun 10 14:37:21 UTC 2010


Hura!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Problem solved!!!!

The home directory DOES need to be restored!!!!

I mean, when I copied from backups my ~/.kde/share/.... directory it worked - 
now kdevelop-3.5.5 look fine - normal fonts everywhere and all sizes now are 
as they should be!!!


On Wednesday June 9 2010, Leon Pollak wrote:
> On Wednesday June 9 2010, Milian Wolff wrote:
> > Leon Pollak, 09.06.2010:
> > > On Wednesday June 9 2010, Milian Wolff wrote:
> > > > Leon Pollak, 08.06.2010:
> > > > > This is my plea for the help whihc seems to be simple for kdevelop
> > > > > guru, like Andreas...:-)
> > > > > 
> > > > > On FC13 I compiled and installed kdevelop3.5.5 into a separate
> > > > > directory and run it with KDEDIRS and KDEHOME set to new values.
> > > > > 
> > > > > The kdevelop3.5.5 runs and works fine! The only problem - it has
> > > > > the system font in all elements (menus, captures, etc.) set to
> > > > > something big and unusual!
> > > > > 
> > > > > Very annoying!
> > > > > Please, how and where can I redefine it?
> > > > 
> > > > You probably need kdebase from KDE 3 and KControl to configure that.
> > > > Or maybe there is some config file you can edit by hand.
> > > 
> > > Thank you, Millian.
> > > 
> > > What you say looks trange for me, as kdevelop-3.5.5 worked fine with my
> > > FC11, which had KDE 4.4 installed.
> > > 
> > > Probably, there should be some tuning, parameter, definition that must
> > > be set for kdevelo-3.5.5 to work...:-(
> > 
> > KDevelop itself doesn't care about it's font settings, esp. not in menus
> > captures etc. This is all taken from a central KDE configuration. I don't
> > know whether it tries to take some KDE4 config file and fails due to
> > that. You should make sure that your KDE3 apps use a different $KDEHOME
> > then the KDE4 apps, just to make sure.
> 
> This is my script to start kdevelop3:
> export KDEDIR=/home/leonp/kdev-3.5.5/install/:/$KDEDIR
> export KDEHOME=/home/leonp/kdev-3.5.5/homekdev355
> kbuildsycoca
> /home/leonp/kdev-3.5.5/install/bin/kdevelop &
> 
> and homekdev355 was empty at the first run. May be this is the cause?
> 
> -----------------
> And, I do not know if this is important, but when the script runs it says:
> Warning: kbuildsycoca is unable to register with DCOP.
> kbuildsycoca running...
> kbuildsycoca running...
> DCOP Cleaning up dead connections.
> Reusing existing ksycoca
> 
> Thank you for your help.


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