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massabuntu

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SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« on: June 11, 2009, 03:19:00 pm »
Hi, in the 8.10, when i choose "Go to Kde desktop" how can i return to the UI2 ?

In the 7.10 i had the LmceManager with "Return to Orbiter".


Thanks,
Martino.
« Last Edit: June 11, 2009, 06:32:14 pm by massabuntu »

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Re: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2009, 03:44:56 pm »
Hi,

When you are in KDE there a three icons on the task bar, PlutoGalleryViewer, OpenGL and pluto-xine-playback-window.

Select OpenGL and you will return to the LMCE menu bar.

However, there is a 10 minute timer and if it expires you can't get there from here unless you go under webadmin> Devices> Orbiters> select the orbiter that you want and Select the Quick regen button.

However, the timer can be changed in the Oribiters to not expire.  In the 'Seconds before screen saver' the value defaults to 600 (60 seconds X minutes = 10 minutes).

Edit this field to 0 select update, Quick regen (may not be necessary)and it won't expire.

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Re: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2009, 05:54:51 pm »
Thank you very much,
the problem in fact was after this 600 seconds, probably i didn't tried to return to orbiter within 10 minute, so i did realized it worked.

Martino.

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2009, 08:39:48 pm »
I had been wondering why i could sometimes get back to the UI with no problems from the desktop and other times it didnt work! 

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2009, 11:48:57 pm »
Someone needs to write a plasmoid that sends the following DCE message:

0 xx 1 912 119 "0"

after getting the closest related onscreen orbiter device, replace xx with the # of the on-screen orbiter (for the hybrid, this is typically 20).

1 = command
912 = Activate Desktop
119 = value
"0" is activate Orbiter. setting this to "1" re-enables the KDE desktop.

This can be used with MessageSend for example, to re-activate the Orbiter, but it would be nice if someone wrote a plasmoid that dropped an icon that you could click on.

Any takers?

-Thom

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2009, 10:46:40 pm »
I could take.
Maybe  i can #IRC you for some question how to do it.

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2009, 12:49:32 am »
I have done.

It's a little bit raw because you have to enter the number of the orbiter you want to tun on Manually and it makes no control on the input.

But it's a start and work.

Everyone is interested?

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2009, 12:58:36 am »
as an update, massabuntu is attaching this to a trac bug so I can do the needed finishing touches.

-Thom

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Re: SOLVED: How To Return to UI2 from KDE Desktop?
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2009, 03:45:41 pm »
Everyone is interested?

Yes.  I think this is a great feature.  Nice work. 

Thank you tschak909 and massabuntu!