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Plasma 4 Widgets 642 comments

Score 88.4%
Nov 10 2011
Never mind, my brain suffered a fault for a while there.
Works fine :) - Nov 04 2011
W: Failed to fetch https://launchpad.net/~gnumdk/+archive/ppa/dists/oneiric/main/binary-amd64/Packages The requested URL returned error: 404
- Nov 04 2011
Although we have indicators and coloured boxes as options, one more nice option would be to maybe choose coloured boxes for RUNNING apps only instead of indicators?
Sort of like Win 7? - Nov 03 2011
Chromium would indeed be the first launcher.

Added the line as suggested and rebuilt.
It now works just fine, thanks :) - Nov 01 2011
I have various launchers added via drag n drop or via "Show a launcher when not running".

One of these launchers is chromium browser and I have noticed that if I launch an app (such as thunderbird or digikam), I am unable to launch chromium until that app is fully running.

Only seems to affect chromium as far as I can tell. - Oct 29 2011
Generally I am still very pleased with this app but I must agree with the first suggestion above.

I generally have just kmenu with the pinned launchers (Windows 7 style) and it does look odd that the menu icons is quite a bit bigger than the other icons or when I fiddle the panel height, the menu is sometimes smaller than the launchers
- Oct 03 2011
Indeed it does! Just got around to updating again and the badges look great now :)

As great as this already is, I can't wait to see how much more it evolves :) - Sep 27 2011
Actually, ignore that last comment. Tried again and it's working fine now.

I can confirm it works wonderfully and now included new mail count for Thunderbird and as far as I'm concerned this app is now *almost* perfect.

I say almost because the new mail count doesn't show well with my plasma theme (oxygen).

On the default air theme, the mail count shows as dark text on a light square but when using oxygen (dark theme) it shows white text on light square.

Anything I can do personally about that? - Sep 26 2011
Just compiled this on kubuntu oneiric but it's not working.
Installed the previous version with checkinstall so removed it before trying this new version.
Compiled without errors and appears as normal in the "add widgets" popup but once added to the panel, it is just a red cross and the mouse-over popup says "unknown widget" - Sep 26 2011
Marvelous!!
Can't wait :) - Sep 22 2011
Now we just need thunderbird mail count and firefox download progress :D

Are there any files I can edit to make that possible? - Sep 21 2011
Ok, the mention of "dock manager" had me puzzled so I figured I didn't have the latest version.
So downloaded and built the source. again and sure enough, the media controls ARE working perfectly.

Man, this thing just keeps getting better :D
This app has now made up my mind once and for all to stick with KDE for the next ubuntu cycle at least :) - Sep 21 2011
Sorry for the double post there, the first one didn't appear before :) - Sep 21 2011
Yes, arrows or orbs or something would be just perfect.

I have tested a few other themes and it does indeed vary in visibility, with one or two themes you cannot actually tell they are running at all, though that is obviously not your fault but indicators would help :)

On another note, I notice one of the screenshots show amarok with play/skip controls in the tooltip.
How do I get that to work? - Sep 21 2011
Yes, an arrow or orb or something sounds perfect.
I have tested a few other themes and it does indeed vary in visibility, with some themes you cannot actually tell what is running at all.

Not your fault of course but arrows would be great :) - Sep 21 2011
I have been using this for a while and it's brilliant.
I have been waiting for something like this for KDE.
I just hope it will be added to KDE at some point or at least be deb packaged :)

I do have one small criticism though:

It isn't always clear when non-focused/minimized apps are running.
This may depend on the plasma theme (I use oxygen) but I see a slight box around the icon, it could do with being coloured or something for all running apps maybe?

But regardless, great work :) - Sep 21 2011
Oxygen Gtk

QtCurve 340 comments

Score 80.8%
Oct 23 2014
I am using oxygen-gtk in kubuntu via the repositories.

The trouble is, all my gtk apps take on the oxygen look but are still using the gnome default icons.

If I switch to oxygen-molecule or qtcurve then the same gtk apps then take on the oxygen icons, switching back to oxygen-gtk brings back gtk icons :( - Mar 23 2011
Air with circles (Old version)

Plasma Themes 10 comments

by extra
Score 70.0%
Dec 28 2010
Would that then make the "new" oxygen theme unavailable? - Dec 29 2010
How do I install this?
I can't drag the tar anywhere, I can't find anywhere to put the folder where it shows in desktop theme settings.
I have also tried installing via "get new themes" and searching for it but it never shows up as a desktop theme once installed. - Dec 28 2010
Fancy Tasks

Plasma 4 Widgets 570 comments

by Emdek
Score 84.4%
Jun 10 2012
I have been wanting something like the windows 7 launcher/taskbar for KDE and this is the closest I've found so far but I have some issues.

Thumbnails and launcher labels randomly appear at the top of the screen instead of above the taskbar.
Sometimes they DO appear in the right place but 8 times out of 10 they don't.

The window peek/highlight feature is hit and miss, sometimes it will highlight the window, other times it will highlight them after a long delay and other times doesn't highlight at all.

Also, the little snippet you added about removing the reflections doesn't seem to work.
I have been back and looked at the rc file and the entry is still there and still says false but reflections are still there. - Sep 01 2010
WikiViewer Plasmoid

Plasma 4 Widgets 17 comments

Score 58.0%
Aug 09 2009
Just getting started with kde and playing around with plasma widgets.
One of the first things I went looking for was a wikipedia widget and came across this.
Perfect, exactly what I was looking for and no problems with it so far :) - Aug 31 2010
Flexible Tasks

Plasma 4 Widgets 80 comments

Score 80.4%
Mar 30 2011
Isn't this exactly what smooth tasks does?
Sorry if I'm missing something.

When I saw it on the front page I was hoping this was going to be a dockbarx for kde.
The taskbar really needs app pinning, it's such a waste of space if you also use launchers to have each icon on there twice when running. - Aug 25 2010
InSight

GTK2 Themes 13 comments

Score 55.0%
Jan 13 2011
I'm loving this theme but I really don't like that line at the top of active windows.
Dunno why, just looks a bit ugly but I can't figure exactly where to disable it.
I have commented out some of the lines that seem related but the theme won't load after altering anything. - Aug 25 2010
Ambiance Refined GnoMenu-Theme

GnoMenu Skins 4 comments

Score 58.0%
Aug 11 2010
Not only the first gnomenu theme that doesn't stick out like a sore thumb on my desktop, also the first gnomenu theme that makes me actually want to use it :) - Aug 11 2010
Ordinary Metacity

Metacity Themes 16 comments

Score 74.5%
Jul 28 2010
Excellent themes but don't work well with custom button positions.
I tend to have my buttons on the left (or close on left and min/max on right) and it messes up the themes. - Jul 28 2010
Ambiantastic

GTK2 Themes 27 comments

Score 53.3%
Jul 20 2010
Yes, I realised shortly after posting.
Thought it was meant to be part of the theme but lookin good now. - Jul 22 2010
For some reason I don't get the dark nautilus window background - Jul 22 2010
There have been so many variants on the ambiance/radiance themes but this is far and away the best I've seen.
Awesome. - Jul 22 2010
QtCurve (KDE4, KDE3, & Gtk2 Theme)

QtCurve 2890 comments

Score 82.9%
Jan 16 2013
Newer versions of QtCurve no longer have the option to colour active tabs (firefox/konqueror etc), only highlight them.

I really miss this, why was it removed? - Jun 26 2008
Aerial

deKorator Themes 13 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 24 2007
Seems to be a server problem or something.
I get a 404 error when I try to download it. - Apr 27 2008
Tango

Full Icon Themes 80 comments

Score 72.2%
Mar 12 2007
Using ubuntu dapper with gnome and kde.
According to your instructions I would have to apt-get remove the rango icon theme, does that mean I can either use the icons in kde or gnome but not at the same time? - Mar 17 2006
KNetworkLED

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 21 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 30 2004
It installed ok but how do I run it? There's nothing in kmenu and typing knetworkled in a terminal returns command not found. - Feb 28 2006
My Suse 2 Mac Makeover

KDE Plasma Screenshots 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 08 2006
They were a couple of old images I had laying around from when I did a lot of mac themeing on windows. I just replaced some images from the suse themes. - Feb 13 2006
Thanks, couldn't have done it without you, great tip. It certainly makes a huge difference. - Feb 08 2006
Blended

KDE 3.x Window Decorations 24 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 22 2006
I can only imagine it's a kde 3.5 problem since I get the same problem in suse using kde 3.5.
However, after reinstalling it about 4 times it now shows up in suse kde control centre. Still nothing on dapper. - Jan 21 2006
Since I couldn't get the dekorator version to work I've just tried this version.
It compiled without errors but when I go to the window decoration section ine kde control centre, blended isn't there.
Ubuntu Dapper - KDE 3.5 - Jan 11 2006
Blended for deKorator

KDE 3.x Window Decorations 15 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 26 2005
Thanks for that but it is now fixed. I only installed dekorator for the blended theme but after trying some others, no themes would work.
So I removed and recompiled dekorator and now all themes, including ported ones, are
working. - Jan 14 2006
I've tried running it already but it has some errors in the terminal about not being able to stat a certain directory but then says it has created the archive in my home directory. I then try installing the newly created theme but it still says it's not valid.
I also tried the theme and changing the directory names (Deco to deco etc) - Jan 13 2006
I've been trying to get this to work on ubuntu dapper with kde 3.5 but it says it's not a valid dekorator archive - Jan 11 2006
Dapper Gnome/Kwin

Gnome Screenshots 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 03 2006
It's done through the kde control centre or in my case, since I'm using gnome, it's done by adding "kwin --replace" in my startup entries - Jan 04 2006
The transparent window frames are only possible with kde 3.5 (or may be possible by just installing kwin and it's dependencies, not sure) but it will work with any distro, I have an even smarter look on suse :) - Jan 04 2006
Vista-Inspirate

Icon Sub-Sets 62 comments

by saki
Score 37.3%
Nov 20 2005
I reckon it's 32 or 24. - Dec 18 2005
KleanSweep

System Software 134 comments

by yogin
Score 58.0%
Jun 30 2010
OK, now I'm over my tantrum and being more objective.
It was version 0.2.0 I used.
Since I had no problems restoring from my backup, I tried running KleanSweep again.
This time I set it to only scan for broken shortcuts and empty files and there were no problems.
I tried it again just scanning for orphan rpm files and once again it deleted almost every file in the /etc directory before I stopped it and they still weren't listed in the scan results.
So you thought right about that being the problem and all the files like xorg.conf, etc were archived in the backup.
I chose to scan for the orphan rpm's the first time round because I have used alien to convert quite a few rpm's so I though it would maybe get rid of any junk left behind by them. I just didn't think it would be a problem.

I have also now tried KleanSweep on Fedora Core 4 and had no problems there.

Once again I feel I must grovel and apologise for my other post. Like I said, I was just venting off but it must be disheartening to spend time working on a program and give it away for free only to get that sort of comment.
I feel very ashamed. - Nov 03 2005
I explained that this program wiped my entire /etc directory, including files that weren't even listed for deletion let alone marked for deletion.
I don't know what other info to give but I'll try.
Installed no problems, I already had scons installed.
I ran it as sudo on ubuntu breezy. Checked to scan only for orphaned files, empty files and broken shortcuts. It came back with about 875 MB's of results which I went through and marked anything I knew was junk, anything I wasn't sure about I left unchecked.
As I said, things like xorg.conf and all the other important files weren't listed in the results so I just don't understand why it would touch anything else. Or are you only suppesed to check things you DON'T want deleted?

I must admit I did regret my last post and the fact that this program has a rating of 85% clearly shows that this isn't a virus or anything of the sort. I was just very upset and needed to vent off. Sorry. - Nov 03 2005
What the hell is this crap? At the fourth attempt it finally deleted something, almost every file in my etc directory, including xorg.conf, fstab and every other important file you can think of. I'm now left with empty directories with no files in them.
In fact the only files that were left were junk and old backup files that this app is supposed to remove.
I wouldn't say I'm an advanced user but I'm not stupid enough to mark files like xorg.conf for deletion. None of these important files were listed in the results of the scan and anything that I wasn't sure of I left unchecked.
If I hadn't cancelled KleanSweep when I noticed what files it was deleting it would no doubt have wiped my entire system, which it may as well have anyway.
Thank god I backed up the system before running this shit.
This is the ultimate virus. - Nov 02 2005
I've tried running KleanSweep 3 times now. On each occasion it tells me there 1.9GB of files that can be deleted so I sected all under each tab and clicked next, it then makes 2 archives but nothing is actually deleted. What am I doing wrong? - Nov 02 2005
Ubuntu Usplash Grub

GRUB Themes 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 30 2005
I agree the selected item would be much better if highlighted. - Nov 01 2005
KlamAV

Security 150 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 17 2009
The problem was due to a conflict with the capability module.
So I got Klamav working ok but when I enable auto scan then on next boot up I have to enable it again. Is there any way to make it stay on auto scan all the time? - Oct 31 2005
I got klamav to install but when I try to enable auto scan it says that dazuko failed to load.
I've tried doing it manually with modprobe
dazuko and I get this error -
FATAL: Error inserting dazuko (/lib/modules/2.6.12-9-k7/dazuko.ko): Invalid argument

Ubuntu Breezy - Oct 22 2005
eciKontrol

Network 13 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 09 2007
After installing kde-devel, eciKontrol compiled ok and is working. Thankyou for the responses. - Sep 30 2005
Icon Tasks

Plasma 4 Widgets
by CraigD

Score 88.4%
Sep 21 2011
Oxygen KDE (Firefox Theme)

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements
by jimmy88

Score 87.0%
3   Nov 13 2011
Icon Tasks

Plasma 4 Widgets
by CraigD

Score 88.4%
9   Sep 21 2011