KDE overrides gnome?

Christoph Höger choeger at cs.tu-berlin.de
Mon Sep 7 22:24:28 UTC 2009

Thanks for your reply

> > since I installed KDE for testing and it failed in some aspects (see my
> > kmail thread), I am noticing, that even under gnome I get some Qt
> > dialogs now and then (e.g. nautilus starting as default file manager
> You mean dolphin, don't you? Nautilus is the default Gnome file manager.
> To change that, right-click on any folder in Dolphin, and click on the wrench 
> icon next to Type:	Folder.
> Then you can move Dolphin up in the list that appears. Just "Apply", and it 
> should be OK.
> If it only opens from Firefox, then I'd say there is something strange going 
> on...

Yeah. I meant dolphin. But I cannot find that wrench symbol... 
Is there any explanation for that order? Is this some kind of
freedesktop.org stuff?

> > from firefox, policykit auth dialog).
> > I do not want to start a flamewar, but I think that under gnome
> > everything should be as gnomish as possible (and vice-versa under kde),
> > so I _could_ blame firefox for the first example, but why the hell does
> > policykit run a Qt dialog when it should run  a gtk dialog?
> I don't know a good solution for that, but if you uninstall polkit-qt the 
> dialog should be the gtk dialog again.

Well, that is the problem:

[choeger at choeger5 ~]$ rpm -qa | grep Policy

[choeger at choeger5 ~]$ LANG=en_US.UTF8 rpm -q PolicyKit-kde
package PolicyKit-kde is not installed

so, posting


seems to be a good idea.
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