On Thursday 04 December 2014 14.37:16 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > On Thursday 04 December 2014 11.37:33 Werner Joss wrote:
> >> ok,
> >> here is a first short report about RC2:
> >> - installation/upgrade from 18.104.22.168 (debian wheezy) did not go through
> >> in
> >> one step, I had to do 'aptitude dist-upgrade' 4 or 5 times, as it
> >> stopped
> >> with dependency errors. finally, competed, though.
> >> - seems to work mostly, so far, but still some glitches:
> >> - konact works, but crashes reproducable upon exit.
> >> - some applications are missing/not available:
> >> kate
> >> kwrite
> >> kradio
> >> should I file bug reports about that ?
> >> Werner
> > I also had to use apt-get dist-update to get R14 running, but only one
> > time.
> > But I have another problem: On R14 I can setup a "link to device" (an
> > nfs
> > share here) but it's not working: once the link is created, I get four
> > tabs
> > (General, permissions, meta-info and preview) where I used to have five
> > ("device" is gone).
> > So the link is not working (mounting per hand does work). I rely heavily
> > on
> > these links so R14 is not usable at this point for me. I don't know if
> > this
> > is one of the "not yet ready" elements or a "bug"?
> > Thierry
> This sounds like something that might have slipped through testing as I am
> not familiar with the feature you describe. In general, ever since R14
> RC2 all software should be ready in its final functional form (even in RC1
> this was mostly true but we ran into major problems with the compositor
> for that release); the only changes between RC2 and Final are to resolve
> some remaining crashes, minor defects, updated the documentation, etc.
> Can you provide me with detailed reproduction instructions so that I can
> check for a quick fix?
So, this is what I can provide:
- two screenshots. Both show on the left the "create link" dialog (Create
New -> Link to Device -> nfs). It shows five tabs, the middle one
On the right you see the properties of an existing "Link to Device".
On the desktop of 22.214.171.124 you have the middle tab. On the desktop of
126.96.36.199.0 it does not show. The Link does not get the correct icon and it
does not work either (although mount <mount point> works, so the nfs mount
I also compared the Desktop Files, they are identical, so the problem is
Working Desktop Config file (188.8.131.52)
Not working on 3.5.14 RC