Q; kdevelop installation

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 13:02:33 UTC 2006

On 17/10/06, Oliver Maunder <lists at olivermaunder.co.uk> wrote:
> I've got kdevelop and kdevelop-data installed and it's working fine. I just
> did an "apt-get install kdevelop", so I wasn't tempted by the kdevelop3
> package!
> > But even after installation of these packages:
> > 1. There is no KDevelop item on the menu
> > 2. If I type "kdevelop" in a console, kdevelop tries to start but
> > complains that it can't find any plug-ins.
> >
> Actually - looking at it in more detail, kdevelop3 is just a dummy package.
> It doesn't install any files itself, but does require kdevelop to be
> installed. So, there's effectively no difference between installing kdevelop
> and kdevelop3.
> As for menu entries, I've got a whole KDevelop submenu under
> K->Development->KDevelop

I just re-installed kdevelop from scratch (for the third time). At
least it's consistent. No menu items at all.

> Try "kdevelop --profile CandCppIDE" instead and see if that gets you
> anywhere.

I did that. It still complains about a lack of plugins.

> FWIW - I'm running Edgy Beta. Things could be different under Dapper.

I'm on 6.06-1, fully updated, AMD64.

I've filed a bug report.

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