Jaunty: Has kcontrol been removed?

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 20:50:11 UTC 2009


2009/3/29 marc <gmane at auxbuss.com>:
> Willy Hamra said...
>> 2009/3/29 marc <gmane at auxbuss.com>:
>> > Willy Hamra said...
>> >> 2009/3/29 marc <gmane at auxbuss.com>:
>> >> > I'm starting to install 9.04 and can't find kcontrol. Has it been
>> >> > removed?
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> lol, kcontrol has long ago been ditched :)
>> >> in KDE4 there is no kcontrol, there's only the "systemsettings" program.
>> >
>> > Not sure why you find it a funny question. I'm moving from 8.04 which
>> > has kcontrol.
>> >
>> >  /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/kcontol
>> >
>> > is fully populated, as is
>> >
>> >  /usr/share/kde4/apps/kncontrol
>> >
>> > So, where is it anyone?
>> >
>>
>> no offense, i lolled because we all asked this question at one point,
>> when KDE4 was new, and we were all moving to it.
>
> Ah.
>
>> kcontrol no longer exists in KDE4. and i haven't seen any plans to
>> have a new kcontrol or anything, the whole thing has been ditched.
>
> Oh heck! Well that's a pain. And, well, stupid, imo.
>
> I now have a problem finding things, because I have kde and gnome
> installed, and there are myriad entries in settings and system and
> utilities which it is a matter of trial and error to ascertain what they
> do.
>
> kcontrol appears to still be in Debian, so this is presumably a Kubuntu
> thing. Perhaps it'll appear in backports.
>

the kcontrol in Debian is probably still the KDE3 one. while it can
still edit some system-wide non-KDE settings, like user controls, and
such stuff, it can't edit ny of the KDE4 settings.


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