[Mageia-dev] KDE 4.8 updates and panel issues

You-Cheng Hsieh yochenhsieh at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 14:13:40 CET 2012

2012/1/25 Balcaen John <mikala at mageia.org>:
> On Wednesday 25 January 2012 10:47:07 Robert Fox wrote :
>> I just updated two systems to the latest Cauldron with KDE 4.8 packages
>> - looking good, except that the panel is now in "Classic Menu" mode and
>> there is no longer the option to switch to "Application Launcher Menu"
>> Am I missing something?
> Yep,  you probably missed my previous mail regarding the fix for plasmarc
> reading files ( https://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-dev/2012-
> January/011473.html which is fact might be wrong because even people removing
> the ~/.kde4/ will probably encounter this bug )
> So here i would say that you're running 2 pannels (the one that was available
> before the commit after 4.7.90) & the one you probably added to fix this issue.
> You should removed this panel.
> One more point is that the kde update is of course not complete so far (&
> since the BS is currently under a perl flood i don't know when it will be fixed
> :p )
> Regards,
> --
> Balcaen John
> Jabber-id: mikala at jabber.littleboboy.net

I want to report that there's another strange issue that can be fixed
by same workaround:
Problem: gtk apps icons don't show in systray.
Workaround: rm ~/.kde4/config/plasma*

Should be added to errata after wiki is back online.

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