Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 528283
In Amarok the Browsers column is not selectable, meaning no music can be played
Last modified: 2010-06-28 10:59:56 EDT
Created attachment 364353 [details]
Screenshot of the Amarok window
Description of problem:
I upgraded from amarok-2.1.1-4.fc11.x86_64 (which was working) to
amarok-2.2.0-2.fc11.x86_64 via yum from the Fedora updates repo and find it
essentially borked in that I can't select any music. None of the options in the
left-most Browsers column (Local Music, Internet, Playlists and Files) are
selectable when clicked on. I even tried removing .kde/shared/apps/amarok and
.kde/share/config/amarokrc to make sure I was starting afresh, but it makes no
I then logged in as a different user who had not previously used Amarok and
everything worked as it should.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install amarok 2.2.0
No Browser option can be selected, so Amarok is effectively useless.
Selectable options in the Browsers column.
I initially reported this to the KDE Bugs site (https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=210092). The first response was that it appeared to be a packaging problem, so I'm repeating the report here.
Also, note on the attached screenshot that the columns have no headers. In fact I only know the leftmost column is called Browsers because I could see its name in the other user's instance. It's not visible here.
Created attachment 364390 [details]
Output from "amarok --debug" on the console.
Created attachment 364391 [details]
Console output from a normal Amarok run.
Note the QT-related console messages in the attached files above.
Discoverred onlist to be a theming bug, not an amarok one.
I guess it was tracked down to qgtkstyle in use.
Would QtCurve be the way to solve this more generally? I'm using gtk-qt-engine at the moment.
No. The way to solve this bug is to just fix QGtkStyle.
Was there any final resolution to this one? I've been experiencing exactly this problem through the last few updates.
As you can see above, the bug is really related to theming rather than to Amarok. The workaround for me was to switch to the Oxygen widgets, though the real culprit is qgtkstyle.
Hmmm. I've been using Oxygen all along, and still see this. Let's see what some cycling of different options does for me.
Yep, some jiggling of the widgets seems to have done the trick. Thanks.
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