[kubuntu-users] kubuntu, universe, usb hotplug, Admin mode in KControl

Jonathan Riddell jr at jriddell.org
Fri Apr 29 06:48:30 UTC 2005

On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 11:46:48AM +0800, Adrian Hicks wrote:
> 1. USB stick etc.
> After the basic CD install, inserting a USB stick produced a nice icon on 
> the desktop, worked nicely.
> After adding software from restricted & universe the automount of the USB 
> stick no longer works.  I have noticed, however, that it works ok in GNOME 
> which was installed with some prog's.  Now in KDE nothing happens at all; 
> no mount or mountpoint etc. (nothing in /media) and obviously no USB icon 
> on the desktop.

Which software did you add?

> 2. sudo re. Admin mode in Control Centre
> And along with the USB problem (and some changes in the layout of the panel 
> when I installed stuff) I can no longer use my password to config items in 
> Control Center that need Administrator mode.

That's the biggest beastie in Kubuntu and I'm still investigating it.
You seem to be able to get round it by reinstalling the kcontrol .deb.

Jonathan Riddell

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