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bkant

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Solar system

Plasma 4 Widgets 62 comments

Score 84.3%
Jun 18 2011
I managed to get it up and running again. I downgraded the package python-sip from 4.14.7xxx to the last available version of 4.14.6xxx. While doing that some dependencies asked to downgrade other packages which I confirmed. After a reboot Solar system is working again. - Jul 25 2013
Thanks for this quick reply! Plasmoidviewer indeed is telling me some more details (not that I would understand anything of it):

plasmoidviewer(27916)/python (plugin): Failed to import module
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/kde4/apps/plasma_scriptengine_python/pyappletscript.py", line 22, in <module>
from PyKDE4.plasma import Plasma
RuntimeError: the sip module implements API v10.0 but the PyKDE4.plasma module requires API v9.2

At least that sounds to me that the system updates have lifted some files to a new API level which other files aren't capable to deal with, and it doesn't sound like related to gettext. Google shows the exact same runtime error message two times connected to other distros and other software, so apparently this is not a sole problem of Solar system, so to say, more like a Milky Way malady ...

I guess I just have to wait and see. The planets are not going to leave the system by then ... - Jul 24 2013
I have run this fine plasmoid until today on my Opensuse 12.3 64bit system. Today I updated a bunch of software packages and now the sun refuses to shine for me. The error message is the same as reported before in Spanish, but for me in German: "Der python-Skript-Treiber für Sonnensystem kann nicht initialisiert werden." I have checked all the packages that have been mentioned here and they are all installed and updated.
What to do? - Jul 24 2013
Yasp-Scripted (Systemmonitor) v1.0.8a

Plasma 4 Widgets 301 comments

Score 82.1%
Feb 25 2011
A big thank you for this little gem. I've been working with Unix and Linux here and there since the 1980s but have just recently switched to Linux completely as my main system. Was in need for some widget style system monitor and stumbled upon this project. Sort of challenging but also rewarding! Now I have managed to write a script which suits all my needs atm; the plasmoid as a vertical bar to the right now nearly fills the whole available vertical space ;-)
Thanks as well to the users who provided their scripts. I have seen that Duncan had provided some external scripts where even conditonal statements are processed.
In my script I also have used a conditional statement but inside the main script. I wanted to have a decent notification about which additional internal drives, network drives (NAS) and which USB drives are currently connected and mounted. For internal drives I use this sensor line:
sensor name ="mount.win" type="program" cmd="ls -C /mnt/windows" interval="10000"
But in case of USB drives such a sensor would block the whole plasmoid from starting when no drive is mounted (the mount point would appear just as a link instead of a directory). So I tried this et voila, it works right out of the box:
sensor name ="mount.media" type="program" cmd="if test -d /mnt/media; then ls -C /mnt/media; fi" interval="10000"
This commandlet just looks if something is mounted and only when it is it actually fetches the names of the mounted drives. Simple but effective ...
- Jul 06 2013
Solar system

Plasma 4 Widgets
by jramen

Score 84.3%
Jul 25 2013