Re: Things possibly missing/broken from Plasma 5 on Sid?
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Am Montag, 20. Juli 2015, 03:39:35 schrieb Rubin Abdi:
> Now after much searching I'm finding that either some things haven't made
> it into Sid, simply don't exist yet in Plasma 5, or I just haven't found a
> good solution to. I'm hoping by listing some of this stuff here and
> either get a confirmation that it's just not ready for Plasma 5 on Sid,
> or that maybe there's some solution to getting it working that I haven't
Read the list, many of these have already been discussed:
> - No simple way of getting older style system tray apps in the newer
> system tray (Pidgin, Shutter)
Known issue. Systray doesn´t support old way to add icons. Read list.
> - No printer manager
Experimental has one that is installable.
merkaba:~> rmadison print-manager | cut -c1-74
print-manager | 4:4.14.0-1 | stable | source, amd64,
print-manager | 4:4.14.0-1 | stable-kfreebsd | source, kfreeb
print-manager | 4:4.14.0-1 | testing | source, amd64,
print-manager | 4:4.14.0-1 | unstable | source, amd64,
print-manager | 4:15.04.0~git20150217-1 | experimental | source, amd64,
Didn´t restart session yet to see whether its the kded service for it works.
> - No veromix
No idea. Do not use PulseAudio.
> - Ability to customize time/date format isn't implemented yet (or ever
> will be?)
> - No kscreensaver
Basic screen blanker with powerdevil package.
kscreensaver is not supported anymore. See blog from kwin developer Martin
Graesslin for details.
> - Can't customize where krunner indexes
Is in system-settings Desktop/Search (roughly translated from german) (also
accessible from krunner itself).
Baloo settings are also available there. Only basic kcm working currently
and so you can only exclude directories.
> - No colord / KDE color profile manager
No idea yet.
> - CPU/RAM/HD panel monitors are huge and there's no way to resize them
Agreed. Widget placement is a lot tricker than with KDE SC 4. I consider
filing upstream bugs about some of these issues.