Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 90919
unable to open Start Here folder on kde Desktop
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
after installation of last update of kde (3.0.5a) any attempt to access the
virtual folder "Start Here" on kde desktop brings up an error dialog:
vfolder protocol process died unexpectedly.
The Konqueror address bar shows the URL:
while a ps ax command shows:
kdeinit: kio_vfolder /tmp/ksocket-colla/klauncher9Ku8zb.slave-socket\
kdeinit: konqueror -mimetype /inode/directory
kdeinit: kio_file file /tmp/ksocket-colla/klauncher9Ku8zb.slave-socket
Verified on two different systems, logging in as a regular user and as root.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to a kde session
2. Click over Start Here Icon
Actual Results: A konqueror window opens - no icons - an error dialog pops up:
Error - Konqueror
The vfolder protocol process died unexpecetdly
Expected Results: The konqueror window showing the content of the vfolder Start
Additional info: Gnome desktop doesn't show this bug. The folder opens as expected.
it's fixed in kdebase-3.0.5a-5 or newer. It will be available soon on
This is quick action! I'm very pleased, and RH rates now higher in my
Sorry to contradict my previous comment.
I installed the package kdebase-3.0.5a-5 (and also kdebase-devel, just to be
sure) but the result is unchanged. If it was intended to be the fix, it didn't work.
I've reverted to the installation CD version, and will wait patiently for a fix.