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Old 07-17-2006, 03:07 AM   #1
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Missing stuff from KDE Menu


I installed suse 10.0 super (the 1 Cd install) and upgraded to KDE 3.5. Using KDE 3.5, I installed various programs, some of which is installed through wine. When doing so, wine creates a folder in the kde menu. However, when I ckick on the kDE menu, I don't see it listed there. When I go to the Menu Editor, I do see wine there. I also see lots of other tings in the Menu Editor that I don't see after I close the Menu Editor (ex. Games,Edutainment, etc.) Furthermore, I'm missing lots of things in the subfolder of Office and Internet.

Any ideas what is up?
 
Old 07-17-2006, 05:32 AM   #2
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Kmenu hides empty folders so that they won't take up place in your menu, you could try running kappfinder to locate missing apps and insert them into the menu.
 
Old 07-17-2006, 06:56 PM   #3
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Oh okay, i see. Where is kappfinder?

Also, the wine folder that was created by wine is not empty, it sub folders and programs in those sub folders. Any reason why KDE thinkgs it's empty?
 
Old 07-17-2006, 07:36 PM   #4
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You can run kappfinder via command line or in the run command type kappfinder
 
Old 07-17-2006, 07:38 PM   #5
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To run kappfinder, just type it into the run command box in kmenu or from a terminal.

KDE expects to find a Linux binary or script in the wine subdirectories, but instead finds an .exe file, and ignores it. This often happens with wine apps.
 
Old 07-17-2006, 07:44 PM   #6
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When I try to run it in terminal, I get:

bash: kappfinder: command not found

so I figure it's not installed. I go to yast to install it, but can't find it when I search kappfinder.
 
Old 07-17-2006, 07:53 PM   #7
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You need to install the package kdebase3-extra
 
Old 08-21-2007, 07:55 PM   #8
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Sorry, but kappfinder is missing in action. It is no longer included in kdebase3-extra, at least in openSuSE 10.2

I found a bug that removed it, but no explanation, and no alternative given.
 
Old 08-21-2007, 11:30 PM   #9
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Sorry, but kappfinder is missing in action. It is no longer included in kdebase3-extra, at least in openSuSE 10.2

I found a bug that removed it, but no explanation, and no alternative given.
You are right.. it has been depreciated.. What version of kde are you running?
 
Old 08-22-2007, 06:06 AM   #10
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I'm running opensuse 10.2, KDE 3.5.5 and kappfinder is in the kdebase3-extra package.
 
Old 08-22-2007, 12:57 PM   #11
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I'm running opensuse 10.2, KDE 3.5.5 and kappfinder is in the kdebase3-extra package.
Yes, I believe with 3.5.7 it was taken out of kdebase3-extra .. and no replacement was given, or it wasn't moved to another package..
 
Old 08-23-2007, 10:11 PM   #12
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Actually, when I switched to Debian from OpenSUSE 10.2 I was surprised to see my Wine installed Windows software showing up in the KDE Menu. I had never seen them in SUSE and didn't even know they were supposed to be there!

Try, just as an experiment, right clicking the SUSE KDE Kickoff icon and choosing to change to the traditional KDE Kicker style.

Perhaps Kickoff is not setup to deal with Wine installations but they are still there in the normal KDE Kickoff Menu?

You can always switch back to Kickoff (it is cool), but try it just to see if the Wine apps are there. They should be, as they are in the KMenu Edit application. They probably just aren't showing up in that newfangled SUSE KDE Kickoff.
 
  


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