Suggestion to Remove KFloppy and hold back K3b

Boudhayan Gupta bgupta at
Wed Feb 22 00:07:42 UTC 2017

I really don't see why this has to exist. Anyone who uses floppies in
this day and age knows how to use a command line to do a low level
format. Anything else can be done using the usual tools - KParted,

Freundliche Grüße
Boudhayan Gupta
KDE e.V. - Sysadmin and Community Working Groups
+49 151 71032970

On 21 February 2017 at 23:34, Wolfgang Bauer <wbauer at> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 16. Februar 2017, 00:34:38 schrieb Luigi Toscano:
>> Really, please, let's try to find another solution than running as root.
> Yes, of course..
> I'd like to clarify a bit though:
> I did (and do) prefer the kauth solution.
> I only considered offering to restart the application as root (in case of
> insufficient permissions only) as a temporary "stop-gap measure", because it
> seemed to be easier/quicker to implement.
> But anyway, I will *not* do it. Promised.
> Kind Regards,
> Wolfgang

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