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Old 07-13-2004, 05:24 PM   #1
Zym0tiC
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kappfinder finds nothing


Hello,

After installing slackware 10 with kde 3.2 I tried to run kappfinder. Nothing shows up. I tried to remove kdelinks and then run kappfinder. This helpt for once. After that I got the same situation where no apps will show up.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 05:28 PM   #2
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Well, I just ran kappfinder, and it doesn't find many of my programs either.
It seems to be a pretty rudimentary way of adding things to your menu.

It says it looks for "legacy applications". I'm not sure what that's implying, but I'd bet that the appfinder uses a pretty limited database of programs and descriptions to match executables and then add them to your menu under classifications.

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Old 07-14-2004, 01:28 AM   #3
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But the strange part is that it works the first time I try. So there is some kind of database available.

Funny that I don't see any complains on the net about that
 
  


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