[PC-BSD Testing] today's questions/bugs
yerenkow at uct.ua
Wed Oct 14 00:34:34 PDT 2009
On 14.10.2009 4:09, Dru Lavigne wrote:
> Today's comments. Mostly questions and some encrypt and compress bugs.
> KDE LIRC server should be removed from Utilities (if it isn't already)
> will KOffice be included in base? there is no PBI for it.
> Is the Java PBI for backward compatability only or does Java just work
> Do we know what version of Flash will be in PC-BSD 8?
> USB automount is real flaky. I tried 2 S3 thumbdrives, a S1
> thumbdrive, and a USB hard disk. Only one of the S3 thumbdrives
> mounted, and that was unrepeatable, even across reboots. Not sure if
> it is my latest test system or if USB automount is just flaky :-) Note
> that I can mount manually but I'd rather tell readers that it "just
There is some bug currently, only first drive plugged in can be mounted;
but in a 8.0-alpha few version back, there were all working, without
problems/ manual mounting.
> File encryption fails in dolphin when you right-click a file and
> select Encrypt from the Actions menu (after making your keypair). I
> suspect it is either a configuration setting in KGpg's key managment
> menu or a bug in this version of gnupg (Google hints at this). Also,
> the default configuration is for ASCII armour (which does not encrypt)
> which is a deceptive default for something that promises to encrypt...
> The error is:
> Not all files were encrypted. Details: [GNUPG] INV_RECP 0 27029B62
> I suggest that the Encrypt File option (the one with the yellow lock
> icon) be removed from the Actions menu. This will save user confusion
> (e.g. why are there 2 Encrypt file actions in this menu?) and will
> force them to use Kleopatra which actually works and provides more
> functionality. Note that we want to keep kgpg installed as users need
> that to generate keys (generating keys works with kgpg, using them
> does not).
> Kleopatra gives a self-test error of "GpgSM (S/MIME Backend)
> installation not properly.." You can duplicate this error by
> right-clicking a file in dolphin and selecting any of the right-click
> Actions that have a cup with a red circle icon. Adding whatever
> software is missing should remove the error.
> dolphin-> right-click file -> actions -> Encrypte & Sign File does
> nothing (it is supposed to launch the applicable menu in Kleopatra)
> Kleopatra's Certificate Creation Wizard (in file menu) does not work
> which is needed to use dolphin's right-click -> Actions -> S/MIME-Sign
> File. If resolving the above self-test error doesn't fix this, I would
> suggest this option be removed from Action menu. Would be handier to
> get this fixed though as it is a nice cert generation interface.
> dolphin-> right-click file/directory -> compress -> As RAR Archive
> fails with: "Failed to locate program rar in PATH"
> dolphin-> right-click file/directory -> compress -> As ZIP/TAR Archive
> does the same thing as compress -> Here. I would suggest removing one
> of these (probably Here as that option gives no indication of what
> you're gonna get)
> if you right-click a tar.gz compressed file in Dolphin and select
> Extract Archive Here, Autodetect Subfolder, you get a bunch of funky
> empty folders instead of the contents of the archive. If you try the
> same thing with a .zip, you get the entire directory structure leading
> up to the file (which may be what is supposed to happen but it's
> irritating). If you select Extract Archive Here, nothing happens for
> tar.gz; for zip you get folders leading to the path of the extracted file.
> I could not get right-click any type of compressed file -> Extract
> Archive To to work. When I selected a directory to extract to, it
> complained that it already existed. When i clicked ok anyways, the
> files did not get extracted to the selected directory. If I click to
> create a new folder, it does get created but nothing gets extracted.
> can someone confirm which filesystems are supported if you connect an
> external USB hard drive. e.g. NTFS? DOS? UFS? EXT2? etc.
I can confirm that dos/ufs/ntfs works, ext2 not tested, but probably
should work, don't know ;)
> encrypting in kmail doesn't work (related to S/MIME error above).
> Exact error is: "Engine /usr/local/bin/gpgsm is not installed properly"
> youtube etc. work fine in Konqueror and firefox PBI, but fails in
> Opera PBI
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