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Bug 18790 - knewsticker is missing
Summary: knewsticker is missing
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] KDE (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo KDE team
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-04-05 00:31 UTC by Chris Bruner
Modified: 2005-12-25 06:04 UTC (History)
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Description Chris Bruner 2003-04-05 00:31:58 UTC
knewsticker does not seem to be compiled even though I've got kde 3.1.1 
When trying to look at it in KDE Control module it says that is missing.
Comment 1 Michele Balistreri (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-04-14 11:51:34 UTC
the right file name should be /usr/kde/3.1/lib/kde3/, it should not 
look for, try emerging again kdenetwork, and look if in you 
~/.kde/applnk/Settings/Personalization/ the file kcmnewsticker.desktop is present, this 
could be an old file causing problem, you have to remove it (or maybe 
Comment 2 Paul de Vrieze (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-04-25 03:39:11 UTC
What is the status of this?
Comment 3 Chris Bruner 2003-05-06 08:39:01 UTC
I've tried recompiling kdenetwork-3.1.1 and it says it was successful, but the 
problem persists. 
in my~/.kde directory (which is a link to ~/.kde3.1) there are Autostart 
socket-Martha tmp-Martha share 
(computer's name is Martha, domain is 
There is no applnk directory there. But there is one in ~/.kde/share 
The ~/.kde/share/applnk/Settings/Personalization is empty. 
I'm not sure what else to tell you. I'm stuck. 
Comment 4 Michele Balistreri (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-05-08 12:13:16 UTC
is /usr/kde/3.1/lib/kde3/ present? 
Comment 5 Chris Bruner 2003-05-08 23:39:12 UTC
/usr/kde/3.1/lib/kde3/ is present. 
Comment 6 Caleb Tennis (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-02 08:01:32 UTC
is this still a problem in newer kde versions?
Comment 7 Carsten Lohrke (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-12-25 06:04:04 UTC
Close dead old bug originally resolved "needinfo".