KDE 4.x and the "Leave" menu

claydoh claydoh at midmaine.com
Sat Sep 13 06:34:33 BST 2008

On Friday 12 September 2008 11:43:42 pm John-Scott Atlakson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm just a lurker on the list as a bleeding edge end-user.
> As a bleeding edge user, I gave the 8.04 re-spin with KDE 4.0 a try, but
> there were too many issues at the time, so I went back to 3.5.x and have
> been holding out for Intrepid and the hopefully more polished/finished KDE
> 4.1.x.
> One simple annoyance I had hoped to see eliminated is that when you click
> on the Leave menu, you choose between Logout, Restart, Shutdown etc. But
> clicking on any of these options just brings up another dialog providing
> the exact same options. I thought with the 8.04 respin that I had just
> goofed stuff up and that KDE 3.5 and 4.x were just talking at cross
> purposes but I see this behavior in a clean install of the most recent
> Intrepid Alpha 4.
> Can the secondary menu be eliminated easily, or is this more of an upstream
> issue? It seems a shame after all the UI improvements to have this
> completely redundant step boogering up the interface.

That is configurable in System Settings in the Session Management area.
Fixing this is on the devs' todo list
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kubuntu/Todo it just hasn't been done yet.

> Anyway, I do appreciate all the time and effort that others spend
> scratching their respective itches here. I'm a Python developer trying to
> learn PyQt development on the side, but so far have had little time outside
> of my day job to make much progress, so I apologize for only critiquing
> without supplying a patch.
> Cheers,
> John-Scott

Clay Weber

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