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Re: Empty KDE Control Panel; Crowded Lost and Found

On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 12:02:54 -0800, Arlie Stephens wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Like several others, I've got an etch installation with kde where the
> kde control panel is empty. The last time this came up, someone
> pointed to a kind of lost and found within kde - it shows up as one of
> the directory-like choices in that application menu. Sure enough, 
> I've got a huge lost and found menu, which will probably let me get at
> the various kde control center options, but what I want is to fix the
> control center.
> I don't know how kde works, internally. How do I get these tools to
> appear where they belong? Am I looking for a directory tree, to be
> fixed with mv, some text file to be editted, or (I fear) some binary
> file to be modified only with some doubtless graphical tool? 
> Also, assuming I fix whatever got misinstalled, how do I avoid having
> it break again every time some kde component is upgraded? 

This sounds like bug #397057 / #398734. It was supposedly fixed in
kdelibs 4:3.5.5a.dfsg.1-4. Which version of this package do you have
installed? (An up-to-date Etch system should have 4:3.5.5a.dfsg.1-5.) 


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