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Re: [kde-linux] Downgrade KDE SC Version 4.12.2

Ralf Mardorf posted on Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:29:47 +0100 as excerpted:

> On Sun, 2014-02-23 at 15:57 +0000, Duncan wrote:
>> In fact, it appears to be a missing library simple triggering a crash,
>> as trying to (re-)start plasma-desktop results in a complaint about
>> same.
> What library is missing? Maybe just a
> $ sudo ldconfig
> is missing?

Ugh, EBKAC!  s/simple/symbol/

Missing library /symbol/!

> plasma-desktop: symbol lookup error:
> /usr/lib/kde4/plasma_applet_dig_clock.so: undefined symbol:
> _ZN12QFontMetricsC1ERK5QNont
> plasma-desktop(3955): Communication problem
> with  "plasma-desktop" , it probably crashed.

So wherever plasma_applet_dig_clock.so comes from, it appears to be built 
against either an incompatible version of whatever contains that symbol 
(maybe fontconfig?), or the library containing the symbol is entirely 

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