Re: Wrong program starts when run from Dolphin

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On 21/07/2021 13:38, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
On Wed, 2021-07-21 at 12:36 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
On 21/07/2021 10:19, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
I have build an old version of audacity (audacity-2.4) from source and placed the executable in ~/bin.  When I start audacity from the command line (say):
$ audacity-2.4 98.03.14-a.aup
everything runs as it should.  But when attempt to start audacity-2.4 from dolphin clicking
dolphin->98.03.14-a.aup->rt-click/Open With->Other Application->audacity-2.4
the program started is audacity not audacity-2.4 .  Similarly it's not possible to start audacity-2.4 from the Start Button on the Panel.

I don't have the problem with xv, which I also build from source and placed in ~/bin .

Did you edit the audacity menu item in the KDE Menu (Lower Left) to point to your version?  And, if you had a favorite item defined previously for audacity, did you delete that as well?

I would think that audacity and audacity*-2.4 *are different programs, despite the similarity of their names.  However if I rename audacity-2.4 as fred ($ mv audacity-2.4 fred)  things work properly.

Let me ask a simple question using my fully updated F30 system as and exmple.

If I type,

[egreshko@meimei ~]$ dnf info audacity

I get....

Last metadata expiration check: 0:02:07 ago on Wed Jul 21 16:11:39 2021.
Installed Packages
Name         : audacity
Version      : 3.0.2
Release      : 3.fc34
Architecture : x86_64
Size         : 43 M
Source       : audacity-3.0.2-3.fc34.src.rpm
Repository   : @System
From repo    : updates
Summary      : Multitrack audio editor
URL          :
License      : GPLv2
Description  : Audacity is a cross-platform multitrack audio editor. It allows you
             : to record sounds directly or to import files in various formats. It
             : features a few simple effects, all of the editing features you
             : should need, and unlimited undo. The GUI was built with wxWidgets
             : and the audio I/O supports PulseAudio, OSS and ALSA under Linux.

But, if I type,

dnf info audacity-3

What do you think well happen?

[egreshko@meimei ~]$ dnf info audacity-3
Last metadata expiration check: 0:03:28 ago on Wed Jul 21 16:11:39 2021.
Error: No matching Packages to list

Can you imagine why that would be?

Is the -3 part of the program's name?  Or part of the version?

Remind me to ignore comments which aren't germane to the thread.
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