Ubuntu

kde4 won't reposition widgets in task bar

Reported by Lars Noodén on 2008-05-04
10
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KDE Base
Fix Released
Wishlist
kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

If I 'right-click' in the task bar on the icon for a program or widget, then the option to move or reposition the icon is missing (it was there in KDE <=3.5.x) The current options shown with a 'right-click' are
   Application Launcher ...
   Panel ...
   Add Widgets ...
   Remove this ...

This setup originates from 'kubuntu-kde4-8.04-alternate-amd64.iso'

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 8.04
Release: 8.04
Codename: hardy

$ uname -a
Linux macbook 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 12:47:45 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

The option to move widgets and such around on the panel will be added in KDE 4.1.

Changed in kdebase-kde4:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

Well, it was on the features list anyway. I guess it didn't make it. (I should have been more careful stating that, though...)

Changed in kdebase:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Lars Noodén (larsnooden) wrote :

Ok. So KDE 4 is still in rather early alpha stage, where features are still getting chosen and/or implemented. That's fine, but the naming should reflect the situation.

Christian A. Reiter (droetker) wrote :

but you can vote on Brainstorm.
http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/10233/

Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

The Opensuse patch got ported over to KDE 4.1:
http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewcvs/rpms/kdebase-workspace/devel/kdebase-workspace-4.0.83-kde?rev=1.1&view=markup#154119.patch

Would be real nice to see this in Intrepid.

Changed in kdebase:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released

Will be included in KDE 4.1.

Changed in kdebase-kde4:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Harald Sitter (apachelogger) wrote :

Resolved in KDE 4.1 rc1

Changed in kdebase-workspace:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in kdebase:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers

Remote bug watches

Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.