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Month: April 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Terribly buggy

From: "Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 12:58:39 +0200
As I have seen it, KDE4 and Trinity are not the best friends, at least on 
Debian. I'd suggest you get rid of KDE4 first, then start again with trinity.

Am Montag, 4. April 2011 schrieb Volker Wysk:
> Hello
> I've changed from KDE4 to Trinity, because KDE4 is so buggy. Now I'm trying
> to set up everything, but Trinity appears to be very buggy too. Everything
> worked fine when I was using KDE 3.5, but now it's a mess. I'm wondering it
> Trinity and KDE4 get in each other's way.
> - I can't set the screen's resolution, refresh rate, or gamma value. It
> used to be configurable via the control center, but the controls
> disappeared from there. You can use System/KRandRTray to set the resolution
> and refresh rate, but it won't remember the setting.
> - Amarok crashes since a few days. A few seconds after you start a song, it
> generates a segmentation fault. I've tired it in KDE4, but it's the same.
> I've removed and installed the amarok package, but it's still the same.
> I've removed all amarok related configuration files (those with "amarok" in
> the name) from ~/.trinity and from ~/.kde, but it stays the same.
> Of course the crash manager crashes, when you try to report the bug. :->
> - KMail crashed ("aborted") immediately after starting it. When you started
> it in the terminal, you even got some information about the cause:
>     kmail(5507)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
>     !!!!!!! ERROR !!!!!!! - KHTML default stylesheet version mismatch.
>     Aborting. Check your installation. File used was:
>     /opt/trinity/share/apps/khtml/css/html4.css. Expected STYLE_VERSION 1
> Then I've tried it in KDE4, and - bingo - it works again, even after going
> back to Trinity.
> - When logging out of Trinity, there sometimes appears an error message
> that some policy is faulty (I have to write the message down). When logging
> into KDE4, and into and out of Trinity again, the message disappears.
> - The font sizes have a life of their own. Sometimes when I log in, they
> are huge, and mess up the layout (amarok, for instance). Sometimes they are
> tiny. When I start amarok, and I get huge fonts, it fixes itself when I
> quit and start amarok again.
> I can configure the fonts in the respective program's settings, but only
> part of the fonts can be configured there, and changes take effect only
> sometimes, or only for some font settings. I know that there are some
> fonts, to be configured in the control center. But that works only
> sometimes.
> There are a lot of places where the fonts are almost unreadaby small (the
> menus, for instance). I've tried to configure them, but it doesn't work, or
> it works and goes back again.
> This isn't a bug report. I have to take a closer look, first.
> I wonder if I'm the only one with all of these problems. If not, how can
> you live with it? But from what I've seen on the net, Trinity should be
> quite stable and useable. So what's going on here??
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