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Bug 591251 - Dolphin Terminal issues garbage ^C command when changing directories
Summary: Dolphin Terminal issues garbage ^C command when changing directories
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-11 18:23 UTC by Peter Gückel
Modified: 2010-06-05 03:19 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-05 01:58:21 UTC

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Description Peter Gückel 2010-05-11 18:23:26 UTC
Description of problem:
With the Terminal Panel enabled, when changing directories by 
clicking in the graphical part of Dolphin, the Terminal will show 2 commands, 
on the first being ^C (control uppercase-C), then on a second line, the cd 

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Expected results:
As formerly, clicking inthe graphical part of dolphin to change directories should issue only one corresponding command in the Terminal Panel, namely the cd command.

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Comment 1 Peter Gückel 2010-05-29 05:15:14 UTC
This blemish is still present in kde-4.80.

Comment 2 Steven M. Parrish 2010-06-05 01:41:44 UTC
This is a issue which needs to be reported upstream.  Please file a report at  

Please add upstream report info to this report.  We will monitor the upstream
report for a resolution.

Thanks for the report

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team

Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2010-06-05 01:58:21 UTC
Actually, as I explained on the mailing list when this came up, this is not a bug at all, it's a bugfix: it makes sure the entry line is clear when the cd command is entered, otherwise, if e.g. the user has typed "rm -rf " before changing the directory, a disaster is bound to happen!

Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2010-06-05 03:19:42 UTC
In fact, this is the commit which changed this:
and this is the bug it fixed:

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