Graph not updating on startup

Trevor Young tnyoung at
Thu Mar 23 22:35:59 UTC 2017

Actually I must have originally gotten the package from the opensuse
binaries page.  I installed a package from the ubuntu vivid ppa but still
have the same problem. Perhaps it is debian related.  Nobody else has ever
experienced this?

On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:54 AM, Trevor Young <tnyoung at> wrote:

> You're right, I thought I had grabbed 2.0.8 from the ubuntu ppa but I had
> only gotten 2.0.3 from the debian repo. I have several debian systems where
> I am happy to pull from the ubuntu ppa but I have another system where a
> kst binary isn't available at all so I'd like to learn to compile and it
> uses qt5 instead of qt4.  How do I effect the cmake switch mentioned on the
> kst source page?
> Thanks
> Trevor
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:06 AM, C Barth Netterfield <
> netterfield at> wrote:
>> Hi, Trevor,
>> Unfortunately, the version of kst in debian is extremely old, and full of
>> known bugs, and there is no maintainer for that debian package :-(
>> We do have an ubuntu ppa we keep up to date (but you would have to switch
>> to a
>> recent ubuntu)
>> Or you can build from source.  Let me know if you would like some help
>> with
>> that.
>> cbn
>> On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:38:04 PM EDT Trevor Young wrote:
>> > I have a script logging data to file and use kde to graph it but I often
>> > encounter an issue with the graph not updating itself on startup.  Kst
>> will
>> > load an initial set of data, and then a second or so later, do a single
>> > second update.  The graph won't start live updating until I go into the
>> > data manager and double click on any of the entries there, then it
>> starts
>> > to auto update. I don't need to make any changes, just have to double
>> click
>> > on something and bring up the dialog box. Has anyone else encountered
>> this
>> > or have an idea why this may be happening?
>> >
>> > I'm running an up to date copy of debian stable.
>> >
>> > Thanks.
> --
> Trevor Young
> Senior Marine Technician
> Ocean Technology Group
> University of Hawaii Marine Center

Trevor Young
Senior Marine Technician
Ocean Technology Group
University of Hawaii Marine Center
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