[Konsole-devel] Text selection w/ mouse-aware apps
snhirsch at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 11:17:35 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, Robert Knight wrote:
>> I wonder what the difference is between our environments. What
>> distribution are you using? What is the version of konsole and mc?
> I am using Ubuntu Jaunty, midnight commander is the version which
> comes with Jaunty (4.6.2-pre1) and Konsole is KDE trunk (pre-4.3)
> compiled from source, as is the whole of Qt/KDE desktop. I tested
> with the Ubuntu-provided version of Konsole as well (KDE 4.2.2) and
> could not reproduce the problem. I tried launching mc:
> - By running 'mc' in an existing shell
> - Starting a new Konsole window from the terminal using "konsole -e /usr/bin/mc"
> - Creating a new profile which runs /usr/bin/mc when it starts
> Did you change any other options other than the command when you
> created your midnight commander profile? Can you try running mc from
> the stock profile which Konsole ships with.
I would have to guess that the problem stems from something in Qt/KDE
itself, since your newer build does not exhibit it.
As I stated originally, my konsole did NOT HAVE a preexisting profile for
mc. And, yes, I thought that was a bit odd.
Since other folks are having the same problem, I guess I'll just wait and
see if the Ubuntu maintainers can fix it. In the meantime, I'll just run
mc in an rxvt window (select works fine there).
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