Re: after Stretch VLC is ugly
On 2018-12-08, Felmon Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I decided to upgrade from Jessie to Stretch last night. it seems to
> have worked though there are some oddities.
> now VLC has grotesquely large control buttons ("Play," "Pause", etc.);
> the interface in general seems to run on a different 'theme' than
> before. the font size is ok.
> note a complication: I had Devuan installed and just did the Stretch
> update on top of it. not sure of the relevance (thus I mention it).
Me neither, but it does muddy the waters somewhat.
> I don't recall the version of VLC on Jessie; it's "3.0.3 Vetinari"
You have upgraded from vlc2 to vlc3, and from qt4 to qt5.
> I am using Trinity Desktop which maintains a version of KDE3.
Meanwhile, kde3 uses qt3. It may be that qt4 had better backward
compatibility than qt5. Have you tried running vlc3 in another desktop