KDE-4.6 upgrade - no applications
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Mick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 May 2011 19:36:54 Mark Knecht wrote:
>> For anyone who has a stable machine, upgrades KDE as per the release
>> from last night and finds, like me, that they had no applications in
>> the applications menu, the command
>> kbuildsycoca4 --noincremental
>> run from the user account should help you get running again.
> Did you have to run this after a reboot, or is it only necessary if you do not
> reboot the machine?
Rebooting didn't help. You only need to run it if the Applications
menu is empty after the upgrade as mine was. I was in KDE, did the
upgrade, logged out and back in, the menu was empty. I rebooted. The
menu was empty. I used a different machine to go find the command and
then executed the command on the upgrade machine and the menus were
It took me a while to dig out the command from the Gentoo docs. It was
there if you read carefully. I'm just quite sleepy today so it took
longer than it should of and I didn't want others to panic like I did
after the upgrade and before I found the command.