KDE settings program from command line
cave.dnb2m97pp at aliceadsl.fr
Wed Jul 23 18:16:13 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 23 July 2008 19:54, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 July 2008 18:36:18 Nigel Henry wrote:
> > On Wednesday 23 July 2008 18:49, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 23 July 2008 17:16:38 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday 23 July 2008, Paul Smith wrote:
> > > > >Dear All,
> > > > >
> > > > >What is the command to run the KDE settings program from the command
> > > > >line? I am running F9.
> > > > >
> > > > >Thanks in advance,
> > > > >
> > > > >Paul
> > > >
> > > > kcontrol should do it.
> > >
> > > No, that is up to F8, and he is running F9. In KDE4 systemsettings
> > > replaces kcontrol
> > >
> > > Anne
> > Hi Anne. I think you may find that kcontrol is still available, but not
> > showing on the menu for KDE4.0. I say this because on my Archlinux
> > install (KDE 3.5) systemsettings was on the menu, but no kcontrol. An
> > enquiry to the list said to look in
> > /usr/share/applications/kde/kcontrol.desktop. If you open this file while
> > su'ed to root, at the bottom of the file is a line as below.
> > NoDisplay=true (which means it won't show up on the menu)
> > Simply changing this to.
> > NoDisplay=false, and saving,
> > Will by some miracle add it to KDE's main menu.
> > Personally I prefer kcontrol, rather than the new systemsettings.
> > See the link below, that shows kcontrol still there with KDE4.0
> > http://websvn.kde.org/branches/KDE/4.0/kdebase/workspace/
> > I hope that I havn't put my foot in it, as I don't have Fedora 9's cd's
> > downloaded yet (just started on disk 4 on dialup), so don't have it
> > installed.
> I'm not on my Fedora box right now, but ssh-ing in, kcontrol gives 'command
> not found', whereas 'systemsettings' launches the settings display.
> > btw. What's this Akademy that you're going to?
> KDE's annual convention, this year in Belgium - it was Glasgow, last year.
> There are two days of public talks (though you have to register), followed
> by one day of official business, then the rest of the week on BoF's (Birds
> of a Feather) sessions, where small groups get together to work on anything
> KDE related. They are a really friendly crowd, and it's a good way to get
> to know people.
Close to Belgium in Northern France, and just 20mins to Dunkerque from where I
live, but strapped for cash, and only have a bike. Sadly I'll have to pass on
attending the convention.
Thanks for your reply.
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