Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432118
ksysguard applet cannot be configured from a blank display
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:57:07 EST
Description of problem: There are two context menus for configuring the
ksysguard applet: one is launched from the area immediately to the left of the
applet; the other is launched from one of the displays (by default, there are
two displays: one for CPU and one for memory)
The first context menu controls how many displays there are. The second
controls what appears in that display.
When a display has been "removed" via its context menu, that display's context
menu no longer appears, making it impossible to configure it ever again.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add ksysguard to the panel using "Add applet to panel" context menu.
2. Get a context menu in one of the displays and choose "remove display". This
will result in that display becoming blank.
3. Right-click in that blank display and observe the wrong context menu
appearing. There is no longer any way to configure that display.
Context menu for the Panel
Context menu for the pertinent ksysguard display
I was able to work around this problem by removing the applet from the panel,
deleting ~/.kde/share/apps/ksysguard/KSysGuardApplet.xml and then re-adding the
ksysguard applet into the Panel.
Correction -- the third paragraph should read:
When a display has been "removed" via its context menu, it doesn't actually go
away -- that is done using the OTHER context menu (the one at the left edge of
the applet) and changing the number in the "Number of displays" field. Instead,
"removing" a display only blanks it out -- AND that display's context menu.
Without a context menu, there is no longer any way to configure that display.
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