[PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin Admin Mode Problems

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jul 1 06:39:12 PDT 2009



Ok, i see this same error on 7.1 now as well. I've been testing it on 7.1.1RC2, and I can't get it to fail at all
on there. Are any of you seeing this error on 7.1.1RC2?

Here's a work-around which fixes it on my 7.1 box though, can you guys try and confirm this?

% kdesu 'dolphin --nofork'


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:

> Kris, you may recall I also had similar issues running Dolphin as root a while back.  It was not consistent and therefore difficult to track
> down the root cause, but I got a similar error - "cannot talk to klauncher" or something like that.
> 
> I just tried it again on brand new system with 7.1 and I have the same problem.  I used "kdesu dolphin %i -caption "%c" %u" as the menu
> command.
> 
> ...Jeff
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Wed, 7/1/09, Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>       From: Ian Robinson <fitchkendall at gmail.com>
>       Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Dolphin Admin Mode Problems
>       To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
>       Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 2:15 AM
>
>       Dear Kris:
>
>       ====================================
>       On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Ian Robinson wrote:
>       ====================================
>       > 2.? GUI Admin -- While opening Dolphin from the GUI in the Admin (root) mode (Start > System > FileManger Admin
>       > (sudolphin), it stopped with a blank file list window and the following error message appeared at the bottom of the
>       > window:
>       >
>       > "Could not start process?? Cannot talk to klauncher.? The name org.ked.klauncher was not provided by and .service files."
>       >
>       ====================================
>       Kris Moore replied:
>       ====================================
>       I'm having trouble duplicating this :( When I run it exactly the same way here, it comes up, and works without
>       issues, I can delete files in /root, and navigate elsewhere without issue.
>
>       Are you doing anything initially which I can try to duplicate this error?
>
>       ====================================
>       RESPONSE:
>       ====================================
>
>       I have tested this repeatedly with the same result on two different computers:
>
>       [(1) Desktop=HP Vectra VL420 P4 w/ 1.6 GHz, 1 Gb RAM, w/ Nvidia Vanta video using "nv" driver and
>       (2) Laptop=Acer Travelmate 4101 P4 Centrino M w/ 1.5 GHz, 2 Gb RAM, Intel 82855 video using "intel" driver.
>
>       In each case I have started with a fresh reboot and attempted this as the first program selected.  The display window is always
>       a blank file list window and the following error message always appears against a rose colored background at the bottom of the
>       window:
>
>       "Could not start process?? Cannot talk to klauncher.? The name org.ked.klauncher was not provided by and .service files."
>
>       What is similar is that each of these two computers were upgraded with RC2 over RC1.  Perhaps I should do a fresh install of RC2
>       and see if that makes a difference?
>
>       Otherwise, do you have any suggestions for what information I can send you?
>
>       Ian Robinson
>       Salem, Ohio
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