4.2 LCD weather plasmoid
Glenn R Williams
gloonie at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 31 04:26:35 UTC 2009
On Friday 30 January 2009 21:01:55 David McGlone wrote:
> On Friday 30 January 2009 4:54:50 pm P Kapat wrote:
> > On 1/30/09, Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 2009/1/30 Paul Kaplan <pkaplan1 at comcast.net>:
> > >> After configuring the LCD weather plasmoid to an active US weather
> > >> station, the
> > >> data appear in the plasmoid window for a few seconds and then the
> > >> plasmoid crashes, causes plasma to restart and resets all the desktop
> > >> configuration settings to the 4.2 default.
> > >>
> > >> Has anyone else seen this? Is there a fix? Can anyone suggest a
> > >> good/better
> > >> weather plasmoid for 4.2?
> > >> Paul
> > >
> > > Not with just that plasmoid but it happens several times with others
> > > that plasma crashed for me when I testing out the plasmoids in 4.2.
> > > Plasma looks like its a bit unstable. I kept my ~/.kde folder but have
> > > seen suggestions to delete it when upgrading to 4.2.
> > I have seen this too - LCD, Comic viewer, file watcher... Just log out
> > log in and try doing it again.. It has worked. The first time they
> > always crash - like a baby trying to stand up for the first time!! A
> > bit ridiculous, but better than crashing all the time. So, 4.2 is
> > still buggy but tolerable!
> Yes it is. the notes plasmoid isn't working, not that I used it much, but
> overall I still like 4.2
> David M.
There is a bug report for this and other Plasmoid crashes. Looks like it's a
QT problem. There is a patch somewhere. Here's the bug:
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