[Mageia-discuss] [OT] KDE 4.5.2 for Mandrive

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 09:36:30 CET 2010

On 1 November 2010 02:50, Juan Luis Baptiste <juan.baptiste at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Balcaen John <balcaen.john at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Le samedi 30 octobre 2010 23:29:18, rom1dep a écrit :
>> So for the moment i'm quite happy with this set up
>> Users can install kde 4.5.2 from kde's ftp & add my ftp (or MIB's mirror since
>> MIB is mirroring kde4.5.2 from my ftp) to get « updates ».
> I'm having the following issues on x86_64 that maybe someone else have
> noticed too:
> * I lost my plasdma activities: before I had three of them, now
> right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Activities..." shows an
> empty widget, there's not even present the current worspace currently
> on use.
> * The kmixer and klipper systray icons are changed for the old pre-4.5
> ones after a couple of seconds of showing up on the system tray. I
> mean, I log in into KDE and I see the gray kmixer and klipper icons
> from KDE 4.5.x, but after a second or two, both disappear and then
> appear the old icons that those apps used on KDE prior to 4.5.
> * Scrolling over kmixer to change volume doesn't show the volume level
> popup, but It does change volume.
> * Kopete doesn't change it's icon to the spinning one when a message
> is received, so the only way to know that you received a message is to
> hear the notification. When you click kopete's icon, it's main window
> will maximize and you will see the new message icon over the contact's
> that send it.

Open systemsettings> startup and shutdown> service manager, make sure
"Status notifier manager" is running (and marked to start at login).

If you find that area greyed out, make sure kded4 is running.

> This only happened on x86_64, on my laptop with i586 none of those
> issues happened. I'll change my repos to MIB ones and see if there's
> any update that fixes this issues.
> --
> Juancho

Ahmad Samir

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