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Re: plasma-netbook not auto-starting on a fresh install

On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Brendon Higgins <blhiggins@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I hope posting this here is appropriate. I just got myself a new Eee PC
> recently and installed Debian on it. I decided I'd give plasma-netbook a try,
> so I installed that package, rather than plasma-desktop, along with the rest
> of a typical workspace (kde-standard and several others).
> I quite like using plasma-netbook, but the problem is that it never starts
> automatically when I log in. I always have to alt-F2 and use krunner to launch
> it. Google found me a couple of work-arounds that will probably do the job,
> but I'm not sure what the "correct" approach is.
> It ought to start on its own, right? It's basically a fresh install, so I'm
> not sure what the problem is. Anyone with similar experience, or know what I
> should do in this situation?
> Peace,
> Brendon

Sounds like a bug. Try going to systemsettings->Desktop->Workspace and
make sure it says Form factor: Netbook. Maybe it doesn't correctly
detect the absence of plasma-desktop and tries to launch it instead of
launching plasma-netbook.


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