[lubuntu-users] Going "Alpha" aka "Disco Inferno" on it . . . some things different, some not
bjlockie at lockie.ca
Sun Jan 20 05:05:31 UTC 2019
So 19.04 doesn't fix the problem with saving dialog sizes?
On 2019-01-19 7:51 p.m., Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 7:15 AM Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com
> <mailto:este.el.paz at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I'm using lubuntu-18.10 and the file dialogs don't remember there
> probably others.
> Firefox and Thunderbird seem to.
> Has anyone else seen this?
> Yes, I believe so, just checking now in pcman ?? window, right
> clicking on "office" and "graphics" shows file sizes of "0 bytes"
> . . . . Also in that same window opened from toolbar the "Home"
> folder when clicked on shows "invalid entry" error, same with
> "Root" . . . . I believe I also get the same message when I click
> on those desktop icons as well . . . .
> Will be doing an update in a few minutes, and have not filed a bug
> report yet on it--there are a few of these type of issues in Lu
> 18.10 as of right now.
> et al:
> Seems like this prior thread is a "hot" topic, as even the OP hasn't
> responded to it . . . but, a couple days back after checking on the
> above items, I went back to my usual behaviors checking my IG feed,
> and over there I found some "misbehaviors" trying to scroll down
> through what was a "pop-up" window, that kept returning to the top of
> the drop down . . . so I considered Walter's reply from a month or so
> back suggesting that I needed to do a fresh install of 18.10 to solve
> the minor annoyance of having the tool bar open in the middle of the
> screen and then bounce to the top where I wanted it--wasn't enough of
> a problem to warrant the time.
> But, with these other "problems" showing up in spite of doing upgrades
> to 18.10 I decided to try the fresh install, looking online for the
> latest download I found "Disco Inferno" 19.04 (Alpha) is available--so
> I DL'd both and burned them to a flashdrive . . . (Inferno, get it?)
> And, in the comparo they didn't seem radically different . . . so I
> went with (Alpha) Inferno . . . and all went well . . . back into my
> previous user /home and all that stuff was fine.
> So, reason for posting, in both the latest version of 18.10 and in the
> new 19.04, the problems that James might possibly be referring to, the
> >properties window still showed "0 bytes" in the apps he listed . . .
> . And, also, the desktop icons for "home" 2x clicking brings an Error
> window "Invalid desktop entry file: 'file:$HOME' . . . .
> On the "positive" side . . . 19.04 does seem to be "faster" as far as
> loading web pages and also seemingly in the Terminal . . . seems
> "speedier" . . . with kernel 4.18 at the helm . . . might be "faster"
> than one of my OpenSUSE TW partitions that I believe has 4.19 . . .
> hard to check that out since they are not both simultaneously bootable
> . . . . Let's just say that I can't or won't complain about the
> "speed" of 19.04 . . . it's smokin' hot. : - )))))
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