Re: Empty KDE Control Panel; Crowded Lost and Found
On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 08:50:01 +1100, M-L wrote:
> On Saturday 02 December 2006 08:35, Florian Kulzer sent this for all our
> >---> 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.)
> No my system doesn't have that and I looked through
> the /var/cache/apt/archives and that version isn't there either. I did an
> apt-get update/upgrade this morning and came up empty.
> But I have this version installed:-
> Maintainer: Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers
> Architecture: all
> Version: 4:3.5.3-1
> Depends: kdelibs4c2a (>= 4:3.5.3-1), kdelibs-data (>= 4:3.5.3-1)
> Maybe others only have this version installed.
What is the output of "apt-cache policy kcontrol kdelibs"?