[PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin Admin Mode Update

Ian Robinson fitchkendall at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 21:42:44 PST 2009

>Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 00:00:49 -0500
>From: Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com>
>Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin (Admin Mode) won't open text files
>When using Dolphin in the Admin mode, it will not open a file with KWrite
>Okteta or othe editor.
>But if you use the non-admin "normal" Dolphin it will open files with those
>This is the same kind of problem reported back in Feb 8 2009 while testing
>early 7.1 alphas, but I'll be damned if I remember how you fixed it.
>Ian Robinson
>Salem, Ohio

Actually, this error was identified as affecting an earlier 8.0-alpha. See
Vol 34 Issue #3 (11/5/2009)

Later, in Vol. 34 Issue 5, Kris & Ian exchanged this information:

>>>Message: 1
>>>Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 15:57:22 -0500
>>>From: Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com>
>>>Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin glitch in admin mode
>>> Dolphin in admin mode will not open text files with either kwrite or
>>> kate. The error message says, "Sorry - Dolphin. KDEInit could not launch
>>> '/usr/local/kde4/bin/kwrite'.

>>> Dolphin in the user mode will launch kwrite or kate.
>>> Cannot launch Dolphin or Konqueror in a terminal as root either:
>>> "KUniqueApplication: Cannot find the D-Bus session server: "Did not
>>> receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application didnot
>>> send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the
>>> timeout expired, or the network connection was broken."

>>Kris Moore said:
>>Give this a shot:
>>In a konsole, run this command:
>>kdesu "dolphin 2>dolphin.log"
>>Try running something in kwrite / kate, and get the error again, then
>>take a look at the dolphin.log file and let me know if there is
>>any more specific info within it.
>>Kris Moore
>>PC-BSD Software
>Ian Robinson said:
>Kris -- Here is the additional information you requested from "dolphin.log"
>"/usr/local/kde4/bin/dolphin(52809)" Error in thread 714084672 :
>"org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown - The name
>org.kde.nepomuk.services.nepomukstorage was not provided by any .service
>"/usr/local/kde4/bin/dolphin(52809)" Error in thread 714084672 :
>"QLocalSocket::connectToServer: Invalid name"
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