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Offline Edd Juglans

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KDE root menu service
« on: May 11, 2016, 05:13:34 pm »
Greetings everyone...

I'm having a little trouble with my new install of Sparky KDE 4.3.

In Dolphin I installed the root menu service, but when I right-click on a folder or file or whatever, the root services are missing from the menu.

I have installed KDE from other distros before, and always add the root menu service without any trouble, so it's a little confusing why it isn't working this time.

Can anyone please tell me what I'm doing wrong?

Edd...


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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2016, 06:10:06 pm »
It looks like the system can's save new user's settings in its home dir.
Open a text console in your home directory and run and show:
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ls -la .config
Nothing is easy as it looks.

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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2016, 06:38:19 pm »
It looks like the system can's save new user's settings in its home dir.
Open a text console in your home directory and run and show:
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ls -la .config

Thank you for replying so quickly Pavroo, I appreciate it.

edd@sparky:~$ ls -la .config
total 372
drwxr-xr-x 15 edd edd  4096 May 11 17:34 .
drwxr-xr-x 20 edd edd  4096 May 11 17:34 ..
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May 11 17:34 akonadi
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   460 May 10 15:58 arkrc
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:07 autostart
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:02 autostart-scripts
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   752 May  9 17:35 baloofileinformationrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   518 May  9 17:31 baloofilerc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    61 May 10 11:37 bluedevilglobalrc
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 16:52 dconf
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1521 May 11 17:33 dolphinrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    84 May 11 17:32 drkonqirc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   142 May 10 12:26 emaildefaults
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:10 fontconfig
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 16:52 gtk-3.0
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1509 May 11 17:34 gtkrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1544 May 11 17:34 gtkrc-2.0
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   174 May  9 17:51 kactivitymanagerdrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1591 May 10 12:03 katepartrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   500 May 10 16:27 katerc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   419 May 10 12:03 katevirc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    53 May  9 17:10 kcmfonts
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   116 May 10 12:34 kcminputrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   582 May  9 17:02 kconf_updaterc
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:11 KDE
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   665 May 11 16:48 kde5-nm-connection-editorrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    52 May  9 17:10 kdebugrc
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:02 kdeconnect
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   726 May  9 17:08 kded5rc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  5629 May 10 16:14 kdeglobals
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    74 May  9 17:10 kfontinstuirc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    26 May  9 17:05 kgammarc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd 11724 May 11 17:34 kglobalshortcutsrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd 30298 May 11 17:34 khotkeysrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   761 May  9 16:52 kickoffrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    25 May  9 17:44 kio_desktoprc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   126 May 11 17:14 kiorc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    74 May  9 17:02 kmixrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   412 May 10 16:26 konsolerc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    36 May  9 17:49 krunnerrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   115 May  9 16:52 kscreenlockerrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   320 May  9 17:38 kservicemenurc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1077 May 11 17:33 ksmserverrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    53 May  9 16:52 ksplashrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   302 May 10 16:13 ksysguardrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   105 May  9 17:02 ktimezonedrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   266 May 10 12:27 kwalletrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1929 May 11 17:34 kwinrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    18 May 11 17:23 kwinrulesrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   206 May 10 12:35 kxkbrc
drwxr-xr-x  3 edd edd  4096 May 11 16:58 libreoffice
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    60 May  9 17:23 networkmanagement.notifyrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   645 May 10 16:31 org.kde.gwenviewrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    53 May  9 17:11 plasma-localerc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  9470 May 10 16:21 plasma-org.kde.plasma.desktop-appletsrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    20 May  9 16:52 plasmarc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   931 May 10 16:21 plasmashellrc
drwxr-xr-x  4 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:07 plasma-workspace
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    44 May  9 17:02 powerdevilrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   658 May  9 17:02 powermanagementprofilesrc
drwx------  2 edd edd  4096 May  9 17:02 pulse
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May 11 17:34 qtcurve
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   558 May 10 16:22 QtProject.conf
drwxr-xr-x  2 edd edd  4096 May 11 17:35 session
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   447 May 11 17:34 startupconfig
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd  1149 May 11 17:34 startupconfigfiles
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   209 May 11 17:34 startupconfigkeys
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   358 May 11 17:34 systemsettingsrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd    20 May 11 17:25 trashrc
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd 35066 May 11 17:34 Trolltech.conf
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   632 May  9 17:02 user-dirs.dirs
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd     5 May  9 17:02 user-dirs.locale
-rw-r--r--  1 edd edd   758 May  9 17:02 yad.conf
edd@sparky:~$

It's possible that I don't have enough user privileges, but I couldn't find anywhere to manage user privileges.

Thank you Pavroo...


 
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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2016, 01:46:21 am »
Looks fine.

Tell me how did you install the kde?
Via sparky kde iso or minimal iso?
32 or 64 bit?
Did you use Sparky Installer or Sparky Advanced Installer?
The latest 4.3 image or older?
Nothing is easy as it looks.

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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2016, 11:46:34 am »
Looks fine.

Tell me how did you install the kde?
Via sparky kde iso or minimal iso?
32 or 64 bit?
Did you use Sparky Installer or Sparky Advanced Installer?
The latest 4.3 image or older?

I installed from a new 32bit Sparky 4.3 kde iso, but I can't honestly remember which installer I used.
I suspect that I probably made some mistake while installing it, so I'll download a fresh iso and try again.
I will, of course, inform you of the results.

Many thanks Pavel...



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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2016, 05:21:21 pm »
Looks fine.

Tell me how did you install the kde?
Via sparky kde iso or minimal iso?
32 or 64 bit?
Did you use Sparky Installer or Sparky Advanced Installer?
The latest 4.3 image or older?

I installed from a new 32bit Sparky 4.3 kde iso, but I can't honestly remember which installer I used.
I suspect that I probably made some mistake while installing it, so I'll download a fresh iso and try again.
I will, of course, inform you of the results.

Many thanks Pavel...

Mr Pavroo...

I'm sorry to report that the situation remains the same.

I first booted the KDE 4.3 iso into a live environment from a usb drive and still couldn't install rootactions.servicemenu from inside Dolphin; or rather, rootactions did install but nothing showed on the right-click menu. I then downloaded a deb file of rootactions.servicemenu and tried to reinstall it from that - but still no joy, either as live user or root.

I then installed on SSD using advanced installer, and repeated all the actions I did in the Live environment - but still no joy.

This is the first time that I've been unable to install rootactions on KDE, so I can't think what I could be doing wrong.

I have another installation of KDE by SolydXK on another machine, but that came with rootactions already configured in Dolphin.

I would really like to know if anyone else is experiencing this issue - or is it just me?

Many thanks Mr. Pavroo...


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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2016, 09:14:20 pm »
Let me know how did you install the rootaction menu and from, plaese.
I will try it on my machine.
Nothing is easy as it looks.

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Re: KDE root menu service
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2016, 11:03:30 pm »
You couldn't install it, because the tool doesn't exit in Debian and Sparky repos.

But it's done now, so install it:
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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rootactions-servicemenu

http://sparkylinux.org/images/dolphin-rootmenu.png
Nothing is easy as it looks.