[Bug 289611] Re: Hardy KDE 4 remix to Intrepid is incomplete
apachelogger at ubuntu.com
Sun Oct 26 22:15:52 UTC 2008
Add task for ubuntu-release-notes as discussed on IRC. While we can't do
anything sensible about this, it probably makes sense to mention it in
the release notes since remaining -kde4 applications are rendered
useless in an intrepid environment (due to changed installation prefix
and different application versions).
** Summary changed:
- Hardy+KDE4 to Intrepid breaks KDE4 systemsettings
+ Hardy KDE 4 remix to Intrepid is incomplete
** Description changed:
+ In some cases an upgrade from Hardy Heron KDE 4 Remix to Intrepid Ibex
+ isn't done for all applications. This will happen if the package
+ kubuntu-desktop was removed. We strongly advise to ensure kubuntu-
+ desktop, and if KDE 4 is installed also kubuntu-kde4-desktop, is
+ installed before upgrading.
+ Orig description:
Binary package hint: systemsettings
When you upgrade from Hardy with KDE4 to Intrepid with KDE4, "System
settings ..." opens a blank window.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=6038056 - me and one other
person had this.
This happens to those who were on Hardy and installed KDE4 from the ppa.
dist-upgrade to Intrepid works, but systemsettings is completely
The solution in the forum thread above is: apt-get install
systemsettings - this removes systemsettings-kde4 and the resulting
systemsettings can in fact be used.
The forum thread suggests: "shouldn't there be a dependency which
installs the current systemsettings package even if the systemsettings-
kde4 package is installed? This may cause problems for everyone who
tried the kde4 packages in hardy."
** Also affects: ubuntu-release-notes
Hardy KDE 4 remix to Intrepid is incomplete
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