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




> Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 07:42:16 +0100
>> I am on Linux Mint 13 KDE 64-bit.
> 
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>> Task-bar with application icons is/are completely missing after update. 
>> My customized wallpaper has changed to the Linux Mint Maya default 
>> wallpaper which appears to be somewhat oversized. Can only use Alt+F2 to 
>> access applications etc..
> 

There was a bit of bashing the OP from other posters, some justified
(Mint-specific stuff), some unjustified.

I have the identical problem as the OP. No panel, no cashews, no
plasmoids on the desktop since upgrading from 4.11 to 4.12 one week ago.

My distro isn't Mint; I'm running Debian sid/jessie with experimental.
Since I run a lot of bleeding-edge versions of a lot of programs, I
expect problems like this to happen from time to time and have several
other DMs installed just in case. Today I'm using Enlightenment, at
least until I can fix KDE. I also have Xfce, Blackbox, Fluxbox and
Openbox, just in case some problems cross DMs.

Regarding the KDE "no panel, no cashews, no plasmoids" problem, I am
downgrading incrementally from 4.12 to 4.11 using the Synaptic package
manager, which (IIRC) should be available in Mint, but I haven't used
Mint since Lisa and my memory may be foggy there.

Regards,

Jay DeKing
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