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optdepends in the Dolphin PKGBUILD should be expanded on, report this on the bugtracker. -- Alad (talk) 20:42, 31 December 2014 (UTC)Reply

Promote "Icons not showing" section

Out of the box, Dolphin renders no icons. There's a Troubleshooting entry, but perhaps this should be moved up to installation? I can't imagine many people actually want dolphin with no icons. Or is this perhaps a missing dependency and qt5ct needs to be added as a dependency? WhyNotHugo (talk) 20:34, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply

The Qt 5 configuration tool isn't what makes it work, it's using it to set an icon theme. That tool shouldn't be a necessary; it sounds like there is a deeper cause of this invalid initial state. If nobody else finds out, I will probably look into it while I work on Qt because this issue should be affecting other applications. -- CodingKoopa (talk) 19:38, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply
It seems that when no icon is explicitly defined, Dolphin renders with no icons, rather than just use _any_ icon theme. I mentioned this in #kde and it was suggested that I report this kind of issue upstream, so I have at My familiarity with Qt/KDE is limited, so any additional knowledge is welcome. WhyNotHugo (talk) 05:28, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply
Great! They appreciate it when people file bug reports. I didn't know this pertains to non-KDE setups, that makes more sense. -- CodingKoopa (talk) 20:14, 10 August 2022 (UTC)Reply

Notifications on transfer completion if running outside Plasma

Dolphin emits transfer progress / complete notifications properly when running under Plasma with the Plasma dock and the "Application Progress" notification turned on.

In any other environment, it just renders a kdialog box with no notifications, even with a custom notification server like Dunst running and connected to session D-Bus.

Is this some configuration error or is the above intended behaviour? If it is intended, are there any workarounds for wm users?

I tried using progress to capture system-wide coreutils' status and then emit notifications myself, but Dolphin-initiated moves and copies don't even show up! Beningodfrey4 (talk) 19:52, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply