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Old 09-10-2009, 08:56 PM   #16
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Do you happen to have a record of that 'long, weird-looking string?' so we'll know what to watch out for?
Well, I have a copy now:


Height 1050=267
Width 1680=420

Height 1050=737
Width 1680=1426
I don't know what the problem is the past day. Almost every time I use krunner as normal user the thing crashes and I have to exit KDE to get krunner functioning again. The only way I can stave off the problem for a while is to delete the krunnerrc file.
Old 09-10-2009, 09:07 PM   #17
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That's really bizarre.. Here's my krunnerrc:

Height 1050=499
Width 1680=399


Height 1050=255
Width 1680=420
And also, for the heck of it, incase this helps *anyone* sort out any of this, here's what I see in a console, if I run `krunner` from a console in my Xfce session:

bash-3.1$ krunner #first attempt to run it, which dies/aborts
"/usr/bin/krunner(12744)" Error in thread 140150017808288 : "org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown - The name was not provided by any .service files"
"/usr/bin/krunner(12744)" Error in thread 140150017808288 : "QLocalSocket::connectToServer: Invalid name"
bash-3.1$ krunner #second attempt to run it, which runs cleanly & forks off from the console

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Old 09-11-2009, 08:39 PM   #18
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I can trigger this bug on my system (Sony VGN-NR laptop) by pressing non-functioning Fn key combos, and S1 button. Pressing a Fn combo that is working, Fn+F4 (volume up) for example, does not trigger the bug.

Logging out and in from the system (not just out of KDE) makes everything go back to normal, as in krunner starts when Alt+F2 is pressed. If I just restart KDE instead, krunner will also start after pressing Alt+F2 but only for a short span of time (maybe 3 seconds?), after which xfrun4 will "replace" krunner.

In System Settings - Autostart, I have the following two entries (they are disabled, though):



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