Issues with upgrade to gutsy
valtermura at yahoo.it
Sat Nov 3 15:48:07 UTC 2007
Il Saturday 03 November 2007 15:32:40 marc ha scritto:
Hi to all, I'm quite new here and also new to Kubuntu Linux.
> I have a number of issues after upgrading from Feisty to Gutsy.
> 1. Cannot drag and drop file from the desktop onto an editor. I can drag
> from a file manager, but not from the desktop. The cursor turns red
> when I try, and action won't be performed.
> 2. Editors launched from a file manager with root privileges no longer
> have root permissions.
> 3. If I have apps open with kdesudo privs, log out, then log back in,
> the kdesudo apps open with root privileges without being prompted
> for a password.
> In addition, a dialogue opens stating:
> Information - kdesudo
> No command arguments supplied:
> kdesudo will now exit...
> Requiring a click on an okay button to continue.
> 4. The kdm screen displays the kde wallpaper and dialogue - which are
> horrible. Attempts at retrieving my feisty settings do nothing;
> namely, overwriting:
> /etc/kde3/kdm/backgroundrc and
> I also noticed that the "upgraded" version of kdmrc is the very old
> version without comments - badger of before?
> 5. Print screen no longer works. Hitting the PrtSc button does nothing,
> 6. I lost all my kdemenu key bindings with the upgrade.
> 7. Some desktop icons occasionally go out of alignment. This can be
> tidied with a refresh desktop or nudging any icon, but it's a bit
Don't know, I have only two icons in my desktop. :-)
> 8. I clicked the "strigi" icon in kdemenu - no idea what it is, but I
> thought I'd investigate. However, all it seems to do is attempt to
> launch firefox, then present an alert saying:
> "Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because the
> protocol (strigi) isn't associated with any program."
AFAIK, Strigi is a search program, I suppose similar to Google Search, in my
system it works, but, even if I use Firefox as Browser web, I have Konqueror
as default browser. When I click on Strigi, Konqueror opens and there are
some options to be used with Strigi, first of all the indexing of the files.
Sorry for my little help...
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