16.04 Beta2 Testing feedback
honeycuttaaron3 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 16:42:57 UTC 2016
On the note about the widgets, you have to press and hold the top of the
widget to bring the resize, move and settings buttons.
On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Scarlett Clark <
scarlett.gately.clark at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yikes. Sounds dreadful. I wonder did the bugfix releases clivejo and I
> worked on get uploaded?
> I have been so distracted with my KDE CI I have lost touch :(
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 8:54 AM, Rick Timmis <rick.timmis at abazander.com>
>> Kubuntu 16-04 Beta2 amd64 testing notes
>> Platform: Samsung R710 Intel centrino 3Gb RAM, SSD Drives, NVidia
>> Good solid start, with many of the features working, which includes
>> resolution to some problems I had been having on 15.10. I did manage
>> to find some elements that I believe require attention.
>> Testing Notes
>> 1 - Live ISO burnt to USB, and booted fine, but the Kubuntu Installer icon
>> on the desktop was very small, and you could not see what it was, nor
>> read what it said. I was also unable to resize this. There for there was
>> way of knowing what the was for, which would be a bad experience for
>> new users wanting to install Kubuntu.
>> 2 - At the end of the installation, the reboot dropped me to a black
>> with a mouse arrow, and just sat there forever. In the end I had to resort
>> to power cycling the machine.
>> Some application problems
>> Kicker > Applications > Graphics > Display and edit image files (Image
>> Magick) - There is no icon, and it does not launch. My advice would be to
>> remove this, as we have Gwenview sitting 2 entries below.
>> Instant Messenger Contacts ( KDE-Telepathy )
>> Kicker > Applications > Internet > Instant Messenger Contacts : I tried to
>> connect an account, which offered me Telegram as an option, but it does
>> not work, looks like a missing dependency
>> "This IM Account cannot be created - a Telepathy Connection Manager
>> named 'morse' is missing or it cannot handle protocol 'telegram'. Please
>> try installing morse with your package manager."
>> Also Video and Audio calling buttons are Greyed out - I read an article in
>> Linux User and Developer about this, which suggests the problem is due
>> to :-
>> "Further, most users will have their Video call buttons greyed out, simply
>> because either the telepathy-kde-call-ui or the Farstream Gstreamer
>> codec, or its QT bindings, will be missing."
>> We really should fix this :-D
>> Kicker > Applications > Internet > KDE Instant messenger log viewer : I
>> am a bit confused as to why we want this included in the base install
>> Kicker > Applications > Internet > PIM Settings exporter has no icon set
>> Kicker > Applications > Internet > SSH AskPass has no icon and does not
>> launch, this should probably be left as a command line tool, and removed
>> from this menu
>> Kicker > Applications > Internet > Web Browser ( Firefox ) - I suggest
>> be placed at the top of the menu list, or if you want to maintain
>> alphabetical consistency, then name it Firefox ( Web Browser ) and place
>> it below Feed Reader
>> Attempting to click on the Feeds icon in Kontact, results in a Crash of
>> Akregator. When you then attempt to report the bug, you get the
>> "The problem cannot be reported:
>> You have some obsolete package versions installed. Please upgrade the
>> following packages and check if the problem still occurs:
>> gstreamer1.0-plugins-base, libboost-system1.58.0, libboost-thread1.58.0,
>> libcups2, libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0, libgstreamer1.0-0, libpcre16-3,
>> libpcre3, libxerces-c3.1, ucf"
>> Which appears to be an issue with Apport
>> I setup a new Activity called Test, with a keyboard shortcut Ctl+Alt+1.
>> shortcuts do not work. I tried also setting a short cut for the default
>> activity to Ctl+Alt+d but that did not work either. I think Activity
>> shortcuts have been broken for a while
>> I tried loading the CPU Monitor, and Network monitor, they appear on
>> the desktop, but there are no configuration handles, resizing handles,
>> and no graphics.
>> I tried the digital which did show the time, and clicking would display
>> calendar, but the same problem exists with configuration and resizing.
>> Hope this is useful
>> Rick Timmis
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