kate: the fish protocoll is not supported anymore

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Wed May 13 09:28:40 UTC 2015


On Wed, 13 May 2015 11:19:25 +0200
robert rottermann <robert at redcor.ch> wrote:

> On 13.05.2015 09:03, Petter Adsen wrote:
> > On Wed, 13 May 2015 08:54:03 +0200
> > robert rottermann <robert at redcor.ch> wrote:
> >
> >> On 13.05.2015 08:29, Petter Adsen wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 13 May 2015 08:21:49 +0200
> >>> robert rottermann <robert at redcor.ch> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On 13.05.2015 07:52, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >>>>> robert rottermann wrote:
> >>>>>> On 12.05.2015 18:27, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >>>>>>> robert at redcor.ch wrote:
> >>>>>>>> it looks as if the fish protocol is not working anymore with
> >>>>>>>> the kate
> >>>>>>>> version that is installed together with ubuntu 15.04.
> >>>>>>> It works if you use Kubuntu - kate alone doesn't include all
> >>>>>>> dependencies needed to use fish.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Is there a module to load to have it working?
> >>>>>>>> Without it kate becomes rather unusable for me.
> >>>>>>> It looks like you need these packages (including
> >>>>>>> dependencies): plasma-workspace kdelibs5-plugins kde-runtime
> >>>>>>> kdeconnect kio kio-extras kinit
> >>>>>> unfortunately this is not yet enough.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> the attempt to open a file:
> >>>>>>         fish://root@localhost/etc
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> produces:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> etc
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> File not found.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Please verify the correct file name was given
> >>>>> Hmm, that looks a bit fishy. Actually I had only tried it with
> >>>>> an existing file on a remote machine. I have no idea what should
> >>>>> happen if I try to open a directory. As there is no root login
> >>>>> allowed on my machines, I tried running
> >>>>>
> >>>>> kate fish://nils@someremotehost.lan/home/nils/bin
> >>>>>
> >>>>> which produces a similar error message (the directory ~/bin does
> >>>>> exist on that machine), And that test was done with Kubuntu
> >>>>> 14.04 on both machines. Opening an existing file worked though,
> >>>>> like it worked on the Xubuntu 15.04 machine where I added the
> >>>>> packages mentioned above.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Maybe you could try to open an existing file?
> >>>>>
> >>>> fish://root@localhost/etc/hosts
> >>>> produced the same error
> >>> Are you sure sshd allows root logins? It sounds a little like
> >>> maybe there is something wrong with your setup.
> >> yes, I can
> >> to be sure I checked with a linux box where I login using my public
> >> key. It failed also
> >>
> >> and even trying to open a local file in my home directory:
> >>       fish://robert@localhost/home/robert/xx.html
> >> produces:
> >>
> >>       xx.html
> >>
> >>       File not found.
> >>
> >> Please verify the correct file name was given.
> > Can you do something like this:
> >
> > "scp robert at localhost:/home/robert/xx.html ."
> >
> > In a shell?
> >
> > Petter
> >
> >
> yes this works fine

That's odd. I would file a bug report.

In the meantime, can you use something like sshfs instead? It would
give you much the same thing, I believe.

Petter

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