Krusader is missing its dialog box

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at
Wed Mar 16 17:05:42 CET 2016

On 03/15/2016 12:54 PM, Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:16:24 -0700
> ToddAndMargo <ToddAndMargo at> wrote:
>> On 03/15/2016 09:28 AM, Petter Adsen wrote:
>>> On Sun, 13 Mar 2016 06:00:15 -0700
>>> ToddAndMargo <ToddAndMargo at> wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> Maybe you guys know the answer to this one?
>>>> Krusader 2.4.0-beta3  (both machines)
>>>> On my Scientific Linux 7.2 x64 machine (Xfce 4.10), when I copy
>>>> or move or delete a large file, I get a progress dialog box.
>>>> On my Fedora Core 23, x64 machine (Xfce 4.12), I do not.
>>>> Any idea how do I get my copy dialog box back?
>>> Krusader is a KDE application AFAIK, so this is probably the wrong
>>> place to ask. Sorry.
>> Hi Peter,
>> If I ask the KDE group, they have no clue about Xfce.
> But the dialog box provided by Krusader is part of the KDE libraries
> or Krusader itself, it has nothing at all to do with Xfce. As you say,
> if you use Thunar you will see the dialog box that Thunar provides, Xfce
> is not involved in whether or not Krusader displays a dialog. The
> problem lies either in Krusader or one of the many KDE libraries.
> You are probably running an older version on the machine where you get
> the dialog, you could try downgrading to the same version on the other
> machine. There could also be a configuration setting, maybe a hidden
> one, for

See above:
 >>>> Krusader 2.4.0-beta3  (both machines)

The only difference is the OS: FC23 and SL7.2

> whether a dialog is displayed or not.
>> I can't be the only one using Krusader on Xfce.  It is
>> ugly, but the most supremely useful file manager I have
>> ever one across.  I can't live without it.
> Most people who use Xfce probably tries to stay with GTK applications,
> to avoid dragging in the whole KDE stack.

Too late for me.  I love K3B and KPat.  Can't stand KDE.

> Sure, some of us use KDE
> applications, but this is in general not the best place to ask for help
> that is specific to them. I didn't mean to be rude by pointing this
> out, I'm simply saying that there are other places where you are more
> likely to find people who can actually help you :)

I asked on Krusaders list first.  They drew a blank.
> As an aside, I can recommend SpaceFM as a GTK file manager - I find it
> very useful. Easy to customize and extend, it has extensive
> capabilities for adding custom scripts etc. It isn't as pretty or
> tightly integrated as some other file managers, but it's very powerful.
> Petter

I will take a look at it.

Thank you for helping me with this!


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