First, decided to try OpenSuse after some years away with the Leap 42.1 announcement. Downloaded it yesterday, install went without a hitch (stuck to Ext4 only, though, as it was installed to a partition of a drive sharing many other Linux distros). Leap 42.1 seems, quite to my surprise, really nice so far. And good heavens, Yast is absolutely wonderful-----why can’t Yast take over the ubuntu/debian worlds. It is so much more easier and intuitive.
Ok, here’s the only problem I can find so far with Leap 42.1 KDE version: no matter what you do, some programs/functions (like dolphin, like konsole, etc, etc) WILL NOT remember their opened location setting despite me setting them every time:
–right click the window’s tab bar
–up pops the little menu with the "More Actions’ choice
–click this “More Actions”
–then choose “Special Window Settings”
–and from there place a “check” in both POSITION and SIZE, with ‘remember’ picked for each.
No matter how many times and/or how often I set this, or clear it, or reset it (even going into Desktop Settings to set it), KDE kwin just ignores and dictates to you where it will always open that window. One of the joys of using KDE, especially with two or monitors, is having this what I consider “very important” function work. It goes a long, long way towards user happiness.
Can anyone help with this? I walked upstairs to another of my machines, that also has two screens, install again went great, but I’ll be dam#ed if KDE kwin does the exact same thing. So this problem is reproducable. Is it this a bug and/or problem with Leap 42.1’s implementation of KDE?? If so, is it fixable? If not, I am already tired of dragging my multiple windows open around where I want them, which forces me to regrettably walk away from Opensuse once again.
Thank you for any help.
P.S. Please know I am a heavy user of KDE desktops on quite a few other Linux OSes out there (MX-15, Kubuntu, Linux Mint, Ubuntu, even the Puppy Linuxes & Porteus I use)…so it is not like I don’t know my way around KDE after 7-8 years. Is there some “override” setting put in Leap 42.1’s implementation of kwin that is causing problems??