Fedora – Fix For Annoying F27 KDE/Dolphin QT Bug..

The latest version of QT5 on Fedora 27 – qt5-qtbase-5.9.6-1.fc27.x86_64 – produces a very annoying display problem in KDE’s Dolphin file manager, where the window does not resize/reformat correctly, leaving large blank areas at each side: This has been identified … Continue reading

KDE – Plasma Update May Lose ‘Favorites’, and a Fix..

Updated to the latest Plasma Desktop, on one of my systems (Fedora 23, x86_64), and found that the ‘Favorites’ had all vanished, apart for xterm..    My other x86_64 system updated OK, with all the ‘Favorites’ intact.. Rather than hunt down … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid Progress – Compiled Kernel, and KDE..

Fedora 20 – KDE Desktop on ODROID U3 Found a suitable source tree for (old!) kernel 3.8.13.16: git clone -b odroid-3.8.y –single-branch https://github.com/hardkernel/linux – which compiled on the device itself with no problems – the old-fashioned way (# make zImage, … Continue reading

Tried 3.10 – Back to 3.9.9, for the Time Being..

I had tried running kernel 3.10, but encountered several problems..   The KDE desktop would ‘hang’, and the wifi connections (rt2800, using NetworkManager) refused to connect, most of the time, and kmix (sound mixer app) wouldn’t run.. I had tried all … Continue reading

Android – KDE – Problems with Calendars..

I had – for many years – been using a Palm Pilot (later Sony Clie) to sync calendars with JPilot on Linux, and this worked fine, especially after USB support was added, all those years ago.. I now have an … Continue reading