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Re: fedora-list Digest, Vol 60, Issue 109



On Sat, 14 Feb 2009 15:51:20 -0500 (EST)
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>    1. Re: KDE 4.2 and desktop icons (Anne Wilson)
>    2. Re: Evolution versus Kmail. Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
>       (Anne Wilson)
>    3. VirtualBox launch problem (Kirk)
>    4. Re: VirtualBox launch problem (Mikkel L. Ellertson)
>    5. Re: Firefox does not open .PNG files anymore (Konstantin Svist)
>    6. Re: Evolution versus Kmail. Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
>       (Mail Lists)
>    7. Re: kde 4.2 pulse audio eradicate (Minson, John M Mr CTR)
>    8. Re: kde 4.2 pulse audio eradicate (Rex Dieter)
>    9. Re: kde 4.2 pulse audio eradicate (Minson, John M Mr CTR)
>   10. Re: Evolution versus Kmail.  Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
>       (Kevin Kofler)
>   11. Re: Evolution versus Kmail.  Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
>       (Kevin Kofler)
>   12. Re: KDE Update on x86_64 creates dependency hell... (Kevin
> Kofler) 13. Re: Applications in KDE's "Lost & Found" folder (Kevin
> Kofler) 14. Re: KDE 4.2 and desktop icons (Kevin Kofler)
>   15. Re: Advice on changing to 64 bits (Kevin Kofler)
>   16. Re: kde 4.2 pulse audio eradicate (Rex Dieter)
>   17. Re: Evolution versus Kmail.  Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
>       (Mail Lists)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 19:07:38 +0000
> From: Anne Wilson <annew kde org>
> Subject: Re: KDE 4.2 and desktop icons
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement,	and advice for using
> 	Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Message-ID: <200902141907 45886 annew kde org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
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> On Saturday 14 February 2009 17:15:32 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > Em S?b 14 Fev 2009, Patrick O'Callaghan escreveu:
> > > On Sat, 2009-02-14 at 08:33 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > > > Em S?b 14 Fev 2009, Adel ESSAFI escreveu:
> > > > > Hi
> > > > > I was very happy today morning when I found KDE 4.2 updated!!
> > > > >
> > > > > Once, someone tells me that with KDE 4.2, icons can be
> > > > > directly be put on the desktop and we have not to use a
> > > > > folder plugin to show desktop icons.
> > > >
> > > > Well, you still need the folder view for that, however now the
> > > > entire desktop can be set as a folder view, so it behaves the
> > > > way you want.
> > >
> > > No you don't. Right-click on the app in the Kicker menu and select
> > > "Add to Desktop".
> >
> > Ok, but this will create a widget encapsulating the application's
> > shortcut, as it has been possible to do since KDE 4.0. I understood
> > he wanted something like a 3.5.x desktop, where files in a folder
> > would appear as icons on the desktop. After all, this is the new
> > behavior added in KDE 4.2, the one you describe is available since
> > 4.0.
> >
> Clarification for those that are not yet using it.  The KDE3 version
> had Desktop as a special folder, yet looking at it in a file manager,
> it was clearly the same as other folders in most respects.  What you
> see in a Plasma desktop is not a folder at all.  Therefore, if you
> want to be able to file documents, screenshots, and whatever on your
> desktop, you have to use a folderview, in effect creating the Desktop
> folder that you used to have.
> 
> If all you want is launcher icons, though, PoC's method is better.
> 
> Anne
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 19:09:57 +0000
> From: Anne Wilson <annew kde org>
> Subject: Re: Evolution versus Kmail. Was: First thoughts on KDE4.2...
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement,	and advice for using
> 	Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Message-ID: <200902141910 15584 annew kde org>
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> On Saturday 14 February 2009 18:59:04 Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> >
> > It's still considered a security risk, but you can flip a switch to
> > enable it. Any by switch I mean checkbox.
> >
> Unfortunately, no.  You have to flip a switch to disable it.  That's
> what I object to.
> 
> Anne
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> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 12:11:00 -0700
> From: Kirk <kirk202 q com>
> Subject: VirtualBox launch problem
> To: "fedora-list redhat com" <fedora-list redhat com>
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> 
> I installed KVM and Virt and won't connect.  I get an error msg:
> 
> "Unable to open connection to Xen Hypervisor/Daemon"
>     - Verify Xen host kernel was booted
>     - The Xen servic has been started
> 
> The details are:
> 
> Unable to open connection to hypervisor URI 'xen:///':
> <class 'libvirt.libvirtError'> unable to connect to
> '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock': Connection refused
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/connection.py", line 483,
> in _open_thread
>     None], flags)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 99, in
> openAuth
>     if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virConnectOpenAuth() failed')
> libvirtError: unable to connect to '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock':
> Connection refused
> 
> Kirk Ziegler
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 13:20:20 -0600
> From: "Mikkel L. Ellertson" <mikkel infinity-ltd com>
> Subject: Re: VirtualBox launch problem
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement,	and advice for using
> 	Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Message-ID: <49971974 6020401 infinity-ltd com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> 
> Kirk wrote:
> > I installed KVM and Virt and won't connect.  I get an error msg:
> > 
> > "Unable to open connection to Xen Hypervisor/Daemon"
> >     - Verify Xen host kernel was booted
> >     - The Xen servic has been started
> > 
> > The details are:
> > 
> > Unable to open connection to hypervisor URI 'xen:///':
> > <class 'libvirt.libvirtError'> unable to connect to
> > '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock': Connection refused
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/connection.py", line
> > 483, in _open_thread
> >     None], flags)
> >   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 99, in
> > openAuth
> >     if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virConnectOpenAuth() failed')
> > libvirtError: unable to connect to '/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock':
> > Connection refused
> > 
> > Kirk Ziegler
> > 
> You subject is misleading. VirtualBox and KVM are different ways of
> doing the same thing. They do not work well together. You may want
> to resend the message with a better topic so that the people that
> can help with the problem will see it.
> 
> Mikkel

I was under the impression that VirtualBox was a GUI interface for KVM. 
I removed KVM and still got the same message at launch.  I don't know
what other subject to put it under...help me understand to I can at
least ask the right questions.

Kirk


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