16.04 Beta2 Testing feedback
franklin at goodhorse.idv.tw
Sun Mar 27 09:46:06 UTC 2016
I'm now trying customizing Kununtu 16.04.
I have a question: I set the activity template to org.kde.plasma.folder,
and when I add any widget on the desktop it would become like this:
Any way to add the widget without the white background?
2016-03-27 0:42 GMT+08:00 Aaron Honeycutt <honeycuttaaron3 at gmail.com>:
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> Linux User and Developer about this, which suggests the problem is due
>>> to :-
>>> "Further, most users will have their Video call buttons greyed out,
>>> 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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