Can anyone try to run Kexi on Kubuntu 17.10?

Clay Weber clay at
Thu Oct 26 00:50:32 UTC 2017

On Wed, October 25, 2017 6:58 pm, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
> Hello,
> I am not sure the software is actually tested on deployment or how it is
> tested. Because (as someone not involved in deployment) I have no access
> to Kubuntu machines, could anyone be so kind and try to run Kexi on
> Kubuntu 17.10?
> I would appreciate.
> A bug report from a user is as follows:
>> I downloaded a Kubuntu 17.10 image, and ran "sudo apt-get install
>> kexi". That ran without errors, but when I then try to open Kexi by
>> typing kexi in a Terminal I get this error: "Could not open icon
>> resource file 'breeze-icons.rcc'. Kexi will not start. Please check if
>> Kexi is properly installed.'
> TIA!
> --
> regards, Jaroslaw Staniek

In Ubuntu/Kubuntu, the Kexi package is one that has been automatically
imported from Debian. This "Universe" (1) package is not tested at all,
and only has community support - i.e. not officially supported.

>From a quick glance, it seems that the user can fox this by installing the
Breeze icon theme, as it appears that they are hitting this bug (2) (3).

It seems like a fairly simple fix, so a bug report on launchpad (4) may be
a good idea.

Forwarding to the -devel list

Clay Weber


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