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On Mon, 14 Sep 2020 at 12:23, BorgLabs - Kate Draven
<borglabs4@...> wrote:
On Sunday 13 September 2020, Michael via tde-users wrote:
> On Sunday 13 September 2020 12:58:14 pm William Morder via tde-users wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 September 2020 07:55:00 Michael via tde-users wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 08 September 2020 09:18:30 am Michael via tde-users wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 08 September 2020 01:04:43 am William Morder via tde-users
> >
> > wrote:
> > > > > On Monday 07 September 2020 22:53:46 deloptes via tde-users wrote:
> > > > > > William Morder via tde-users wrote:
> > > > > > > When I want to inspect my hard drives (internal/external,
> > > > > > > mounted/unmounted), I found it is sometimes useful to enter, in
> > > > > > > the address bar:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > media:/
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > This gives me information about my drives at a glance, as well
> > > > > > > as allowing access to various tools and settings for working
> > > > > > > with those disks and partitions. I don't use it often
> > > > > > > (relatively speaking), but now I find that I cannot use it at
> > > > > > > all when running Konqueror as root.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Isn't it using dbus and dbus is not running for root?
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't know. It used to work for me before, in Jessie, and
> > > > > especially when running Kubuntu.
> > > >
> > > > I get that message in both root and user level Konqueror.
> > > >
> > > > But!  I know media:/ works just after sticking in a thumb drive as it
> > > > does it's auto-mount thing and then a Konqueror pop-up with
> > > > media:/{thumb-drive} in the Location bar.
> > > >
> > > > my 2 cents,
> > > > Michael
> > >
> > > My 2 cents is no longer valid.  The auto-mount thing no longer
> > > auto-mounts.
> > >
> > > - This system* was built ~7/25, auto-mount worked correctly then.
> > > - AFAIK auto-mount worked correctly around 8/15.
> > > - Last rebooted 8/26.
> > > - As of today, 9/13, sticking in a USB drive does not auto-mount.
> > > - Manually mounting works.
> > >
> > > Anyone know what changed in the last month or so?
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Michael
> >
> > And here was I thinking that it was all in my head. Besides these
> > problems, I have other weird developments; like, for example, my
> > customized mount points no longer being recognized.
>
> I needed to reboot and now auto-mount and media:/ work correctly again for
> normal user.
>
> root - Konqueror, throws errors:
>
> media:/
>
> The TDE mediamanager is not running.
>
> During the previous startup, KNotify crashed while instantiating KNotify.
> Do you want to try again or disable aRts sound output?
> If you choose to disable aRts output now, you can re-enable it later or
> select an alternate sound player in the System Notifications control panel.
>
> _______________________________________________
I also get the arts crash as root. No more info on that.

The TDE mediamanager thing happened to me when I had
lib64ice6-1.0.10-1pclos2019.x86_64 installed. I downgraded to
lib64ice6-1.0.9-2pclos2016.x86_64 and it stopped mostly.

Kate


I will inform others of this. Thanks Kate

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