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Bug 1968026 - konsole5-21.04 adds a toolbar that cannot be hidden
Summary: konsole5-21.04 adds a toolbar that cannot be hidden
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: konsole5
Version: 34
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rex Dieter
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-06-04 18:09 UTC by Tom Seewald
Modified: 2021-06-29 20:37 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2021-06-29 20:37:03 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Screenshot showing the new toolbar (32.54 KB, image/png)
2021-06-04 18:09 UTC, Tom Seewald
no flags Details
Screenshot showing expected appearance from 20.12 (25.50 KB, image/png)
2021-06-04 18:10 UTC, Tom Seewald
no flags Details

Description Tom Seewald 2021-06-04 18:09:41 UTC
Created attachment 1789014 [details]
Screenshot showing the new toolbar

Description of problem:
After upgrading to the 21.04 version of konsole5 there is now a strange menu bar that cannot be hidden. The new menubar does not seem to be fully functional as pressing the "new tab" button does not seem to do anything.

If this is an intended change I must say I am not happy with it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Last known good version: konsole5-20.12.1-1.fc34

First bad version: konsole5-21.04.1-2.fc34.x86_64 (and the issue remains with konsole5-21.04.1-3.fc34)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade from konsole5 20.12 to 21.04
2. Relaunch konsole

Actual results:
There is now a menu/tool bar on all console windows.

Expected results:
No menu bar.

Additional info:
I have attached screenshots of before and after upgrading konsole5.

Comment 1 Tom Seewald 2021-06-04 18:10:29 UTC
Created attachment 1789015 [details]
Screenshot showing expected appearance from 20.12

Comment 2 Eugene Mah 2021-06-04 23:46:36 UTC
The toolbars appear to be a new feature with 21.04.

The New Tab toolbar works fine on my system.  

Being able to hide them would be a good feature though.  This post on the KDE forum ( seems to indicate that there's an option under Settings to show/hide the toolbar, but I don't see it.  Right-clicking on the toolbars (new tab and copy/paste/find are two separate toolbars) lets me lock/unlock the tool bars so that they can be undocked or moved around, but also no option for hiding them.

Comment 3 Eugene Mah 2021-06-04 23:55:49 UTC

Right click on the menu bar (File/Edit/...) and uncheck Main Toolbar and Session Toolbar to make them go away.

Comment 4 Kostya Vasilyev 2021-06-07 06:49:34 UTC
I also have SuSE Tumbleweed installed, which has the same exact Konsole version.

In SuSE, Konsole has menu items under Settings to turn the toolbars on and off, exactly as mentioned in comment #2.

Perhaps that's a build time option? If it is, can it be enabled for Fedora, so that we get menu items under Settings to turn the toolbars on and off, please?

Comment 5 Jerry Kiely 2021-06-08 01:18:51 UTC
I have the same issue. 

For me the toolbar first appeared in version 21.04.1-2.fc34 - you could hide / disable it in the settings menu by navigating to 'Settings -> Toolbars Shown' and un-checking both main and session toolbars (there was also a 'Configure Toolbars...' entry in the settings menu).

After upgrading to version 21.04.1-3.fc34 the previously hidden toolbar has returned, and I can see no way to disable / hide the toolbar - there is no longer anything toolbar related in the settings menu at all. 


Comment 6 Kostya Vasilyev 2021-06-08 06:09:33 UTC
One more thing that's wrong:

Hiding the toolbars (using right click on the menu bar, for now) does not save.

Next time you run Konsole or even create a new tab - the toolbars are present again.

Comment 7 Rex Dieter 2021-06-09 15:34:36 UTC
* Wed Jun 02 2021 Rex Dieter <rdieter> - 21.04.1-3
- revert upstream commit causing sizing regresssion (kde#437791)

This was done to workaround another bug #1957858

So looks like we get to fix only one of those issues. :-/ 

At least until upstream fixes that other issue properly (instead of our reverting the commit that introduced it):

Comment 8 Rex Dieter 2021-06-29 20:37:03 UTC
This should be resolved with latest updates, prior workaround was removed.

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