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Re: KDE4 on NetBSD 5.99.2
On Monday 04 January 2010 22:53:17 Dave Tyson wrote:
> I've had KDE 4.3.3 running uder NetBSD 5.0_STABLE for about 1 month.
I'm currently running 4.3.4 under 5.0_STABLE/i386 on my laptop.
> whole process of getting it running was very frustrating as I didn't
> want to trash my existing desktop system (which ran KDE 3.5.10 well)
Yes, having kde3 and kde4 coexist would be nice but I could never come up
with a good solution.
> Don't start dbus from rc.d as
> this leads to awful hangs and anyway KDE starts a user version of dbus
> automatically. I didn't start mysqld either. I had problems with hald
> running as well.
I do start the system dbus from rc.d and haven't had any problems, also
hald. Also start famd, otherwise kded tries to monitor file changes itself
> kmail - a lot more stable than 3.5.10, really good, but some issues with
> gpg signing/encyrption.
I haven't tried gpg stuff with this kmail. Does seem to be quite stable but
there are some annoying usage regressions from kde3 (sending mail asks for
username/password each time, not once per session. the message list window
> some of the utilities like kleopatra
> are broken
How so? I hadn't tried running it until now and it seems to display
certificates quite happily. Haven't tried anything else.
> kjuk - Seems to flop out after about 40 minutes with a sound problem
I really must get audio going on this laptop.
> konqueror - instast crash if you visit slashdot.org and a few other
> sites, but renders other sites fine and otherwise seems OK.
The slashdot.org crash I see - haven't tried to track the crash down yet.
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