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Martin Klapetek Bělá, Czech Republic

Plasma 4 Extensions 87 comments

Score 67.1%
Aug 08 2010
After successful compiling here is my feedback (Fedora 10-64bit, Qt 4.5, KDE 4.2.2):

1) I don't have labels on these keys - Tab, Caps Lock, Both Shifts, Backspace, Enter and arrow keys

2) You should visually divide the F keys row. Add little space between F4-F5 and F8-F9, like on normal keyboard.

3) Caps Lock makes wrong labels, you're probably using the same function as for shift, which is wrong, cause normally with CL you're inputting the same characters, but just in upper case, but the shift key actually does change the layout. So after pressing CL, it displays labels like the shift is pressed, but the real input are just upper case letters.

4) Also funny thing with CL happens when it's pressed in plasmoid, then the plasmoid is hidden, the CL stays active (so input from keyboard is in upper case), you turn the CL off on keyboard, restore the plasmoid, the CL is back on although the LED is not on, but the input (either keyboard or from plasmoid) is in upper case, then you press CL on keyboard again and your LED to indicate caps lock is inverted (caps lock is off, the led is on:) It needs little more synchronization there.

5) You should be able to switch back off the modifying keys when clicked again on them, meaning when I press CTRL, it stays on, but when I don't want to use it, I should be able to deactivate it by clicking again on that CTRL key. Same with rest modkeys...

6) You could add optional numpad part, because for example czech layout has numbers accessible only after shift is pressed and that is very uncomfortable when writing many or long numbers. Something like Num Lock ;)

7) Sometimes the keys are something like half-pressed, for example shift key, when clicking on it, it takes focus, but not changing the visible layout, although the input is changed by shift modifier, but because it hasn't been pressed completely or what, it does not "unpress" and stays active until pressed down properly. Weird :)

Other than that, it's pretty cool and works fine, even using touchscreen or stylus (good half of this was written by stylus and plasmaboard;), thanks for that and keep up the work, can't wait for 1.0 version :P - Apr 14 2009
Yeah, that works, thanks.

Jinidog: Uhmm...if you're using Fedora too, how did you compile it then before releasing? :) - Apr 14 2009

I have exactly the same error as alngood above me, Fedora 10 x86_64, Qt 4.5 and definitely working gcc+kde toolchain...oh yeah and KDE 4.2.2

I've also asked Qt devs on irc and they say it's definitely not Qt bug and that you should revise your code...some bad includes somewhere or something... - Apr 14 2009
Fedora Glass 3D

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 10 2009
Ah, didn't realize you made it with Blender, sorry :)

But maybe you could export the svg to some big let's say png, import that png to the blender and then just trace the png lines with curves. I don't know if blender can import png as some background (maybe material with texture on a plane?), I used to work with 3ds max and it was possible there to work like that.

But either way, good work :) - Apr 12 2009
I don't know the font, but they offer the 'fedora' logo with label on their website as a svg file, so maybe you could take it from there? - Apr 11 2009
QuickAccess (maintenance fork)

Plasma 4 Extensions 54 comments

Score 72.2%
May 27 2009
I just wanted to say thanks for taking care of this plasmoid. I also have one small feature request. Would it be possible to use just single-click to open the folders? I guess it takes the global settings from KDE, but you could add a setting to the options window which would overwrite that. I think it'd be much simpler to navigate through with just single-clicks. - Apr 03 2009
touch screen player

Audio Apps 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 27 2009
Cool app, thanks. I just have some remarks - not on every distribution the amarok config dir is on ~/.kde4/..., for example it's just ~/.kde/ on Fedora. And the same applies for mysqld, it's located in /usr/libexec on F10. So you shouldn't use hardcoded paths, but you should find them dynamically. Also you should put "&" at the end of mysqld line, because that way the daemon is running in terminal-blocking-foreground and the pictureflow will never execute.

Next thing is, that the covers don't match the album they belong to, that probably happens if you have some albums without a cover picture in Arock's collection. You should put there some general cover picture for albums, which don't have covers downloaded. Also using this app is rather unintuitive, I supposed that I'll see the album contents after clicking the cover, but it just slided on either side. So you should also work on usability and intuitivness :)

But otherwise good job, keep it up! - Apr 01 2009

Plasma 4 Extensions 35 comments

Score 55.0%
Mar 06 2011
So, this is what I have found out so far:
- when the text turns into that garbage, simple removing and adding the widget back to the panel makes everything okay

- the garbaged text happens always when I add another source, it doesn't matter how many sources I already have there, everytime I add another one, the text messes up (assuming it's not garbaged already)

- also removing the sources have no effect when the text is messed up, I mean if I have let's say five RSS sources and I remove four of them, they're still running there (though garbaged)

- I have also noticed higher CPU usage when the ticker is running, plasma normally has 1-3% CPU time, but with this plasmoid being used it goes up around 11%. I wouldn't mind that, but the CPU fan starts spinning very loud and also it probably consumes more battery... - Mar 31 2009
Ok, there you go:


- Mar 30 2009
...after using it for a while I found out a few weird things, first, when I add third RSS source, the scrolling text becomes garbage when there are supposed to be the messages from the third feed (see ) and then always happens the second thing, if I have the default in the list, then after running one round it converts all my added RSS sources into the source.

I'll try to investigate it more later and I'll let you know, but in the meantime if you have any idea what may be wrong, I'll be glad to hear some suggestions :) - Mar 30 2009

thanks for this great app, I just have one thing to point out - when compiling on 64bit, these three lines in CMakeLists.txt will break the compiling:


It works when rewrited to /usr/lib64/lib... , so you should update the cmake to find these libs dynamically ;) - Mar 30 2009
Aliens Love Carbon for Fedora's Plymouth

Bootsplash Various 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 25 2009
Well this isn't just about "changing background" as I understand it, this spinfinity plugin is customized a little bit. As I have stated at the beginning, I'm not the author of this, I just pulled the source and howto from the original custom spinfinity author, changed his background for mtax's and put it up here with his howto.

Try to make a diff to see, what has changed in this custom spinfinity plugin from the original one ;) - Mar 25 2009
openSUSE KMenu Green

Single Icon/Logo 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 19 2009
Sure thing! I'm glad I could help ;) - Mar 20 2009
What other distro/logo KMenu do you want

Single Icon/Logo 24 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 16 2009
Finally, red Sabayon KMenu is here, sorry it took so long :) - Mar 20 2009
Okay, the green one is finally here :) - Mar 19 2009
Okay, thanks for the idea and await it soon ;) - Mar 17 2009
Okay, there it is:

Enjoy :) - Mar 17 2009
Glad you like them :)

You mean red instead of the blue background or just the red logo? I've also made one with the color Sabayon logo (with this: ), but I didn't upload it...did you mean that one? - Mar 16 2009

Well icon for Kubuntu is already here made by franciscot -

Enjoy :) - Mar 16 2009
Well Mandriva is a tougher one as they don't offer any svg logo. But I'm working on it and it'll be here soon.

Patience please :) - Mar 16 2009
Really nice idea, thanks!

No, it's not against my philosophy (as there really isn't any), but the colors in the original oxygen button are quite hard to edit (I just started with Inkscape last week), but I'll fight with it and we'll see.

Added to queue-list ;) - Mar 16 2009
You name it;) - Mar 16 2009

There you go :) - Mar 16 2009

Plasma 4 Extensions 397 comments

Score 76.9%
Jan 30 2012
Okay, I got it working :)

But to answer your questions - 1 - no error messages were returned when run with plasmoidviewer; 2 - it's KDE 4.2.1. (and Qt 4.4.3 if it's relevant..)

It was indeed the missing python engine, but in Fedora it's called kdebase-workspace-python-applet. Now it's working as expected, thanks for pointing out and thanks for this great plasmoid. Voted good :) - Mar 19 2009

it's not working for me. I've installed it as you posted, but when added to the panel, it says that it can't be loaded and a red icon with cross is displayed. I've tried also with plasmoidviewer and the result is the same. - Mar 19 2009
Mandriva Oxygen KMenu

Single Icon/Logo 6 comments

Score 63.3%
Mar 19 2009
It depends, on some distros it works immediately after overwriting, in some others (like my Fedora) you need to switch to some other theme and then switch back to take effect (even reboot with overwritten icons didn't change them) and just for covering all possible situations when it won't work immediately, I added the reboot :) - Mar 19 2009
Should be fixed, thanks for the message ;) - Mar 19 2009

Utilities 45 comments

Score 75.5%
Jul 01 2014

I could help with that, but I would need your help with helping you, so in the end it may be more time consuming for you than if you would do it alone :D

Well I have some experience with Qt, I just don't know how this app works and how you imagine those transitions to be made, so you would need to help me understand that and than I could start working on it ;) - Mar 15 2009
Would it be possible to add transitions for KDE4 between the changes? I would like to have a fading transition which would last for an hour, something like Fedora's infinity for Gnome (only). There are 24 backgrounds and they fading over themselves all the day and it's really cool. I guess it's just an alpha channel manipulation, which is updated like every minute - subtract 1/60 from the current and add 1/60 to the next picture... - Mar 13 2009
Score 46.0%
Mar 15 2009
Just awesome!! :D - Mar 15 2009
Arch KMenu

Single Icon/Logo 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 14 2009
Thanks for this info FrozenFox!

I'll update that howto on all my icons as I found out, that you should really do the switch-apply-switchback-thing and that should be just enough.

I'm just not sure where to put the scalable one, because Fedora doesn't seem to use the svg icon at all. So I included it there mostly just to provide the source... - Mar 15 2009
openSUSE KMenu Rounded

Single Icon/Logo 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 14 2009

Kubuntu is already here made by franciscot - - Mar 14 2009
Fedora KMenu

Single Icon/Logo 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 14 2009
Nice idea, thanks. I'll try to make the others when I'll have some free time. - Mar 13 2009
Bamboo Monitor

Karamba & Superkaramba 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 12 2009
This is very very nice, it would be cool if the whole desktop could be tuned to such theme. Could you make even window decorations for Emerald or kwin? - Mar 13 2009
Floating Extenders

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 9 comments

Score 63.3%
Mar 10 2009
I'm sorry but I didn't get what this is supposed to do. And it's not even clear from the screenshots. I guess I just don't know what the "extender" is, nor floating extender :)

Hey and what makes your knotify popups transparent? Is it a theme or it's made by compositing being turned on? - Mar 10 2009

Chat & Messenging 16 comments

Score 64.4%
Nov 02 2009
Where can I get the KDENotifications plugin? - Mar 10 2009

KDM4 Themes 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 19 2008
dammit I read it as "colorful" not "not too colorful", sorry! :D - Mar 08 2009
...colorful? :) - Mar 08 2009

Video Players
by DavidEdmundson

Score 58.6%
Dec 01 2011
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Plasma 4 Extensions
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Score 88.4%
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Score 62.5%
May 09 2010
Kromium Project

Various Stuff
by MetalByte

Score 67.1%
Apr 04 2010
KStarboard Kdm

KDM4 Themes
by codicem

Score 68.1%
Feb 08 2010
KStarboard Splash

KDE 4 Splashscreens
by codicem

Score 80.2%
Jan 26 2010
Score 58.6%
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Qt Tools
by fdmarco3

Score 46.0%
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Qt Widgets
by dzimiwine

Score 50.0%
Nov 19 2009

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Score 82.7%
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System Software
by mishaaq

Score 67.1%
Oct 10 2009
Star Field Plasma Wallpaper

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Score 50.0%
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Plasma 4 Extensions
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Score 81.9%
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Plasma 4 Extensions
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Score 55.0%
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Plasma 4 Extensions
by Jinidog

Score 67.1%
Mar 29 2009

Chat & Messenging
by EuroElessar

Score 64.4%
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Fancy Tasks

Plasma 4 Extensions
by Emdek

Score 84.4%
Feb 28 2009

Plasma 4 Extensions
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Score 64.5%
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Helium One KDM

KDM4 Themes
by mcder

Score 80.8%
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Score 71.7%
9   Nov 29 2011
Icon Tasks

Plasma 4 Extensions
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Score 88.4%
9   Sep 25 2011
Jmeniny (Czechian name-Day)

Plasma 4 Extensions
by LuCKy69

Score 72.2%
9   Apr 17 2011
Score 73.1%
9   Apr 17 2011