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Month: April 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Terribly buggy

From: Lisi <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 23:03:30 +0100
On Wednesday 06 April 2011 21:13:05 Volker Wysk wrote:
> Am Montag 04 April 2011, 12:58:39 schrieb Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp:
> > 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.
> I wasn't aware that there are separate KDE4 and Trinity versions of the KDE
> applications. I've installed Amarok-Trinity now, and it works perfectly,
> just as it used to before I had to reinstall my Debian system, when I was
> still using KDE 3.5.10.

They are very different!!!  How would they _not_ have separate applications?

> (It's a pity that Amarok-KDE4 won't run with Trinity, because it's amazing!
> For instance, it will automagically download the lyrics of the song you're
> listening, and display it... This works about half the time, even for my
> non- mainstream taste in music...)

Amarok 1.4.10, running on KDE 3.5.10, does this.  I haven't tried the Trinity 
one yet, but I would expect it to be the same.

> KMail-KDE4 almost works. It crashes when it is restarted by the session
> manager, but otherwise... Guess I should play it safe, and go to KMail-
> Trinity.
> The mess with all the bugs I've encountered, seems to come from the KDE4
> applications which are run under Trinity.

That has certainly been other people's experience, judging by this list.

> The neat inclusion of the KDE4 apps in Trinitiy's menus gives the
> impression that the integration is meant to work fine; at least that's the
> impression it gave to me.

Do a little reading before installing?

> Perhaps the KDE4 applications should be placed in a separate menu
> hierarchy, or some warning message should tell the user that it's unsafe,
> when using KDE4 apps in Trinity.

There have been a lot of warnings on this list.