help broken in all kde3 apps in intrepid

Bug #310135 reported by Michael Tsang on 2008-12-21
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
kdelibs (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Affected: intrepid/jaunty
Way to reproduce:
1. Open a KDE 3 app (e.g. Amarok)
2. Click Help -> *** Handbook
Expected result:
A Help centre window comes up.
Actual result:
An error box comes up which says
Could not launch the KDE Help Center:
Could not find service 'khelpcenter':
Workaround:
move all things in /usr/share/doc/kde4 into /usr/share/doc/kde and create a link in place of it.
move all things in /usr/share/kde4/services into /usr/share/services and create a link in place of it.

Related branches

Marcus Asshauer (mcas) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug. I can confirm this behaviour here.

Changed in kdebase-runtime:
status: New → Confirmed
Connor Imes (ckimes) on 2008-12-23
Changed in kdebase-runtime:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package kdelibs - 4:3.5.10.dfsg.1-1ubuntu6

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kdelibs (4:3.5.10.dfsg.1-1ubuntu6) jaunty; urgency=low

  * Add kubuntu_98_fix_khc_invocation.diff to invoke khelpcenter's exectuable
    directly instead of trying to access it via DCOP or start it using it's
    service file. Both are not available without KDE 3's kdebase (LP: #310135)

 -- Harald Sitter <email address hidden> Sun, 18 Jan 2009 14:24:38 +0100

Changed in kdelibs:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
tags: added: iso-testing
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