Re: KDE 2 installation experience
I wanted to update the status of this report by Achim...
> o /etc/kde and /etc/kde2
> Because config files are stored now in /etc/kde2 I've got
> quite so unused config files below /etc/kde. Try a
> dpkg -S /etc/kde/*
> Maybe one could add a preinstall rule like
> if test ! -e /etc/kde2/$conffile && test -e /etc/kde/$conffile
> mv /etc/kde/$configfile /etc/kde2/
> if it's easy to get a list of /etc/kde config file of a package.
I haven't done a thing with this... It needs to be done with each package...
> o artswrapper
> artswrapper of kdelibs should be setuid root.
> o kwrited
> kwrited from console does not update utmp (needs libtempter (sp?)
> from Redhat). Therefore a 'write' does not work. IMHO there
> are two better alternatives :)
> o add libtempter
> o remove kwrited from startkde. Saves two (useless)
> processes to start up: kwrited and cat
the later... I was going to add libtempter but was veto'd by other Debian
developers including the project leader. :)
someone needs to actually hack up konsole to properly deal with the utmp
stuff... I am not a c++ guy and am not sure where to even start...
> o kdmrc
> /etc/kde2/kdmrc should include
> alias, telnetd, rwhod, gdm, qmailq, qmaild, qmailp, qmails
> qmailr, qmaill
> in it's list of user that should not be listed in login window
> o Xservers
> /etc/X11/kdm/Xservers should at least mention in the example the
> -nolisten tcp
well...I just added this (if I got it right)
> o reportbug
> reportbug knows about --bts tdyc|kde-debian and appends
> a -debian to the Package: pseudo header. Bit out of date :)
> Ivan care to submit a bug report?
*just* submitted a bug against the pacakge...
Ivan E. Moore II
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