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Month: August 2010

Re: [trinity-users] Removable USB Devices

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2010 00:39:54 -0500
>> Jimmy Johnson wrote:
>>> Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>>>> Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>>>>> One additional question; do you have the kde-trinity package
>>>>>> installed
>>>>>> on
>>>>>> your system?
>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>> Timothy Pearson
>>>>>> Trinity Desktop Project
>>>>> No, I have few meta packages installed.
>>>>> Then there is a very good chance you do not have hal installed.  Hal
>>>>> is
>>>>> required for the USB auto-detect and a few other power management
>>>>> features
>>>>> to function.
>>> I do have hal, hal-info, hal-trinity,  libhal1, libhal-storage1 are
>>> all installed.
>> I did a search for all the 'hal' and 'udev' files and compared them to a
>> working kde 3.5.9 system, I added some and removed some, it did not
>> help. :-(
>> I installed GParted and gparted can see my usb drives, so I got the UUID
>> and added them to fstab so I can use them, works ok for me, but I don't
>> think everyone will want to do that.  ;-)
>> Also what's the word on the Squeeze packages, are they ready for
>> testing?
>> --
>> Jimmy Johnson
>> Debian Lenny Trinity KDE 3.5.11 at sda13
>> Registered Linux User #380263
> Yes, they are ready.  Like the Lenny packages, they are still very much
> beta quality as you are experiencing now.
> I believe I have fixed the Apply Settings button problem in the panel
> configuration dialog, along with the exiting on Apply issue.  Please
> upgrade kdelibs and kdebase, restart your Trinity session, and verify that
> those issues are indeed resolved.  I will look further into the HAL
> problem in the meantime.
> Tim
I just tried a USB drive on my test Lenny system that has the kde-trinity
metapackage installed.  It worked, so I will give you a complete list of
all hal packages that I have installed:


Try installing those packages and rebooting.  If that does not rectify the
problem please let me know and I will see what else I can dig up.