updated: kaddressbook bye bye
I wanted to phone someone and started my addressbook.
Nothing happened. Then the fan started to buzz and errors started to scroll by at a furious pace. After a while my addressbook appeared indeed - it was empty. I was dismayed. What had happened?
I started "top", there was a process virtuoso-t consuming my CPU. WTF? As usual with "modern" Gnome and KDE programms - no information at all on my laptop about this programm that absurdely lives somewhere under /usr/lib.
I asked Google and lo behold - it's some new KDE framework that installed nepomuk, akonadi, and a new DB virtouso-t on my laptop and now I had no less than 12 (!!!) akonadi and 4 nepomukservices processes banging down on my machine.
Only god knows why I need two dozen processes to manage my meager addressbook.
# apt-get remove virtuoso-nepomuk kaddressbook # apt-get install abook
Good bye kaddressbook.
So there goes my recent story about my last Ubuntu update to Lucid:
- as usual the updated system wouldn't boot
- it broke wireless again
- the boot process now stalls each time to let me know that it could not mount shares that should not be automounted anyway
- wheee! Suspend to disk now works automagically
- however sometimes the laptop won't suspend on lid close and I get a plastic smell when walking around with my bag and/or a dead laptop with empty batteries
- the default theme became gray as a rainy day
- twinkle is ever more unstable: I place a call - silence I quit the connection, twinkle hangs, consuming lots of CPU This is quite reproducible.
- korganizer deletet my calendar with a few years worth of entries
- apart from more used disk space I didn't notice any other improvements or impairment
Update on 2010-07-06:
Some of my problems could have been caused by a wrong filesystem configuration: http://bugs.debian.org/582888
Tomáš Pospíšek, 2010-05-20