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Re: [trinity-users] I am so, so sorry - Kubuntu 14.04

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:45:36 -0500
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> Dne po 18. srpna 2014 Timothy Pearson napsal(a):
>> > On 08/12/14 08:42, Lou Gogan wrote:
>> >> On Tuesday 12 August 2014 14:00:23 Michele Calgaro wrote:
>> >>>> There are still people in the world who like things to *work*, not
>> >>>> glitter.
>> >>>
>> >>> I think this is one of the best (if not "the best") description of
>> >>> what's
>> >>
>> >> wrong with KDE4, Gnome 3 and any other DE that puts appeareance
>> before
>> >> functionality!!
>> >>
>> >>> Cheers
>> >>>    Michele
>> >>
>> >> out why on earth somebody would want a window and its contents to
>> >> wobble. It
>> >> was definitely targetting a 4 year old. I stopped being a 4 year old
>> >> more than
>> >> 50 years ago. (no doubt I will be back at that stage in another 20
>> years
>> >> or
>> >> more) but for the moment I just want computer to WORK FOR ME. If I
>> want
>> >> the
>> >
>> > Now, then, it's been 45+ years since I was *chronologically* a
>> > four-year-old, however ...  :-)
>> >
>> > KDE4 is really quite sad.  I was willing to accept the eye candy but
>> even
>> > then, it doesn't work right.  If you put a panel at the top of a
>> screen
>> > it should be there after you go home at night and then come in the
>> next
>> > day. Nope.  All panels stuffed into one screen.  And I didn't even
>> > logout, just locked the screen.
>> >
>> > So.  At Slávek's suggestion, I installed all the TDE packages from his
>> > repo.  Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to get the last few
>> > packages to install.  I keep getting stuck here:
>> >
>> > sudo apt-get -f install
>> > Reading package lists... Done
>> > Building dependency tree
>> > Reading state information... Done
>> > Correcting dependencies... Done
>> > The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
>> > required:
>> >    crystalcursors tdmtheme-trinity
>> > Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
>> > The following extra packages will be installed:
>> >    ksmserver-trinity
>> > Recommended packages:
>> >    tde-ubuntu-integration
>> > The following NEW packages will be installed:
>> >    ksmserver-trinity
>> > 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 191 not upgraded.
>> > 260 not fully installed or removed.
>> > Need to get 0 B/248 kB of archives.
>> > After this operation, 589 kB of additional disk space will be used.
>> > Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
>> > (Reading database ... 166837 files and directories currently
>> installed.)
>> > Preparing to unpack
>> > .../ksmserver-trinity_4%3a14.0.0-s~1270-0ubuntu14.04.1+166_amd64.deb
>> ...
>> > Unpacking ksmserver-trinity (4:14.0.0-s~1270-0ubuntu14.04.1+166) ...
>> > dpkg: error processing archive
>> > /var/cache/apt/archives/ksmserver-trinity_4%3a14.0.0-s~1270-0ubuntu14.04.
>> >1+166_amd64.deb (--unpack):
>> >   trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/plasma-desktop', which is also in
>> package
>> > plasma-desktop 4:4.11.10-0ubuntu0.1
>> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>> >
>> >
>> > I did the autoremove as apt-get suggested, which gives me:
>> >
>> > plaws@toto3:plaws $ sudo apt-get autoremove
>> > Reading package lists... Done
>> > Building dependency tree
>> > Reading state information... Done
>> > You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these.
>> > The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>> >   kubuntu-desktop-trinity : Depends: ksmserver-trinity but it is not
>> > installed
>> >                             Recommends:
>> kubuntu-default-settings-trinity
>> > but it is not installed
>> >                             Recommends: kubuntu-docs-trinity but it is
>> > not installable
>> >                             Recommends:
>> > kubuntu-konqueror-shortcuts-trinity
>> > but it is not installable
>> >                             Recommends: networkstatus-trinity but it
>> is
>> > not
>> > installable
>> >                             Recommends: libreoffice-trinity but it is
>> not
>> > installable or
>> >                                         openoffice.org-trinity but it
>> is
>> > not installable
>> >                             Recommends: powernowd but it is not
>> > installable
>> >                             Recommends: scim-bridge-client-qt but it
>> is
>> > not
>> > installable
>> >                             Recommends: scim-qtimm but it is not
>> > installable
>> >                             Recommends: skim but it is not installable
>> >                             Recommends:
>> system-config-printer-tde-trinity
>> > but it is not installable
>> >                             Recommends:
>> > plymouth-theme-kubuntu-logo-trinity
>> > but it is not installable
>> >   tdebase-trinity : Depends: ksmserver-trinity (>=
>> > 4:14.0.0-s~1268-0ubuntu14.04.1+166) but it is not installed
>> > E: Unmet dependencies. Try using -f.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > And of course '-f' gives me the same.  Do I need to remove some of the
>> > KDE4
>> > packages?  If so, which ones?
>>
>> Slavek, when we removed the Plasma diverts from ksmserver-trinity I
>> thought we also removed the plasma-desktop file from the same package.
>> Did we miss something here or is the version of tdebase in your PPA not
>> up
>> to date yet?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Tim
>>
>
> Divert were removed in commit c1049b58 (tde-packaging), but not files. I
> was
> not sure what was your intention at the time, so I did not interfere in
> that.
> I guess I should talk about it at that time :)
>
> --
> Slavek

The files should be removed as well.  IIRC this was possible after the TDE
environment variables no longer stepped all over the KDE environment
variables; specifically Plasma should no longer load in a TDE session
unless manually started.

Tim
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