What's the prognosis for KDE and XFCE?

Pierre Abbat phma at bezitopo.org
Sun Dec 30 08:41:33 PST 2012

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 18:10:07 peeter wrote:
> On x86_64 xfce4 is available as a binary package, and at least on my
> Virtualbox it starts fine. What library are you missing?

libxcb-aux.so.0; I reported it a few days ago. I'm running on 32-bit.

> There's an issue with dbus and/or gconf2 though---something you've
> reported earlier---so for instance gnome applications like gedit etc
> are not fully functional. I tried to debug gedit using truss, but noob
> as I am didn't get too far. Xfce file manager Thunar is mostly
> non-functional. On the other hand, KDE applications like kile, and the
> kde file manager are fine; so I switched to using these. It would be
> good to get dbus working though since many apps depend on it.

I can still use gedit, but it complains about dbus when trying to save its 
configuration, or even the file.


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