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KDE Config Files Missing Plus More (Solved)

Alexzee

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After spending 2 weeks on digging deep and methodically going through an exhaustive list on GitHub (regarding my Slackware system) I discovered a few things that need fixing.

There are 19 kde-config files missing from the system.

Code:
kactivitymanagerd-pluginsrc, krunnerrc, kuriikwsfiltersrc, baloofilerc, plasmaanotifyrc, kaccessrc, plasmaUserFeedback, touchpadxlibinputrc, kgammarc, device_automounter-kcmrc, kgammarc, device_automounter_kcmrc, kded_device_automounterrc, konsolesshconfig, breezere, kcmfonts, klaunchrc, kwinrc (DE effects), and kactivitymanager-switcher

No matter how many times I selected the Icon's I wanted to use logging out and back in again it wouldn't stick.
Attempting to get more global themes through the KDE Settings api would fail with error:

Code:
kns://colorschemes.knsrc/api.kde-look.org/2162536

Under the original users account Firefox consistently prompted me to keep logging into gmail.
Deleting the kde files in ~/.cache/ didn't seem to make much of a difference either.

I tried downloading a global theme and placed it where it belongs.
Code:
/home/c/.local/share/plasma/desktoptheme/Vortex-Global

However, when using the KDE api the theme doesn't show in the GUI.
Moving the theme here I had no dice either-
Code:
/usr/share/plasma/desktoptheme

Creating a new user fared well and didn't produce any of the functionality issues or problems.

Pulling at straws here and running out of ideas:-

Do I need to run scripts to have those config's back where they belong?

**-!Performing a fresh install is an option however; I don't want entertain that unless there isn't any way to fix this.
Slackware takes a long time to install (40 min's) or more and at first boot the runlevels have to be changed and many other numerous practices with root privileges have to be configured.!-**

Thanks in advance-:)
Alex
 


If functionality is working fine with another profile I'd just used that, transfer data permissions to that account and delete the one you are having issues with.
 
If functionality is working fine with another profile I'd just used that, transfer data permissions to that account and delete the one you are having issues with.
Thanks!
How would I transfer data permission?
 
In Debian/Ubuntu it is below - I don't know about the Slackware equivalent since I do not use it - but it may point you in right direction

sudo adduser --home /home/<new-username> <new-username>

sudo usermod -aG adm,cdrom,sudo,dip,plugdev,lpadmin,sambashare <new-username>

Then :

mv -v ~/* /home/<new-username>/
chown -R <new-username>:<new-username> /home/<new-username>/*
 
In Debian/Ubuntu it is below - I don't know about the Slackware equivalent since I do not use it - but it may point you in right direction





Then :
Thanks, I'll think on this.

I don't have sudo installed on this Slackware system. With this system I have root privileges and have given the users access to lp, and all the goods.

Also, I have written to the kde-devel team to get there take on what could be done and how to approach fixing this system.
 
I've given the new user permission's via the usermod command so that's done.
To delete a user and the users home and files you'll need to use the userdel command.

The kde-devel team hasn't responded yet and I need to move on to learning how to write SlackBuild scripts.

Thanks to everyone that helped-:)
 
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