On 07/17/2012 03:16 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote: >> Quick update. I removed 3.5.12 and replaced it with R 14.0.0 on one of my >> boxes. (configured with tmd as the DM) Everything launched fine. (though >> the default tdm theme had the ugly XDG login instead of the normal tde >> gradient one) >> >> All has worked really well. >> >> However, I did hit a bug right off the bat. After configuring panels (menu >> checkbox to show settings submenu in kmenu) I tried to launch kcontrol >> from kmenu->Settings->Control Center -- Nothing happened. I ended up having >> to launch it with Alt+F2 -> kcontrol. >> >> Has this been seen before? If not, I'll file it, but it seems I remember >> this supposedly being 'fixed' already. This is from last nights build. > > I haven't seen that bug before. :-( When I rebuild my package set I uninstall > all TDE packages and then install the new packages. I don't use my package > manager. In other words, I'm basically installing fresh each time. > > So we start with some basics: > > Does this happen with a fresh $HOME/.trinity profile or an existing profile? Yes. Everything was ~/.kdemod with 3.5.12. > > Did you install R14 fresh like I do or as an "upgrade" with your package > manager? > Complete fresh install. Manually removed everything that was kdemod3 (3.5.12) including qt3, dbus-qt3, python2-dbus, blah, blah... everything with any dependency related to kde or qt3. > Can you start other apps through the TDE menu? > Yes. They work fine. But, now that you mention it I do still have a few stray menu entries that crawled in through ~/.config/menus. But that is the only stray config file that was left on the box :) > Is kcontrol the only app that won't start through the menu? > Yes, kmenu->Settings->Peripherals->Mouse for example launches the config right away. It is just the top 'Control Center' entry that does nothing. > Can you start individual kcontrol modules through the menu? > Yes. > Do you have KDE3 installed concurrently with Trinity? > No - bare box. The only other desktop installed is fluxbox. (twm is also installed) > Do you have KDE4 installed concurrently with Trinity? > Nope. > The default TDe menu is installed to /etc/trinity/xdg/menus and is named > applications.menu. There is an optional menu installed in the same location > named applications.menu-no-kde. That optional menu will prevent KDE# or KDE4 > apps from appearing in the TDe menu when either is installed concurrently > with TDE. Otherwise the default menu will show KDE3/KDE4 apps with a "[KDE]" > appendage in the menu item. > > So ensure the file date stamps of those files look correct and that you are > not using an old menu. The applications.menu file should be 25,875 bytes in > size and applications.menu-no-kde should be 16,182. > drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jul 17 14:04 applications-merged -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4124 May 15 05:40 applications.menu -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11357 Jun 30 09:45 kde-applications.menu -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 279 Jun 8 19:10 tde-information.menu -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 288 Jun 8 19:10 tde-screensavers.menu -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2304 Jun 8 19:10 tde-settings.menu All menus on my box are in /etc/xdg. > With that all said, as you updated to R14 from 3.5.12 rather than from > 3.5.13, quite possibly there are some remaining corner cases that the > r14-xdg-update script does not cover in your profile that might cause this > problem. > > Darrell > I'm keeping track of them, but there are more than a few. o kcontrol locks up after entering Security & Privacy -> Password & User Account info, o kmix, o taskbar -> Quicklaunch is now added to panel with 'Malformed URL' for 'Home' file manager, etc.. I'll have a list later today or tomorrow. -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.