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Slim Glow

Plasma Themes by ivancukic 102 comments

I just want to mention, that it's not necessary to put the theme in $KDE4ROOT/share/apps/desktoptheme, which requires you to have root rights to install it. You can also just extract the archive to ~/.kde4/share/apps/desktoptheme, which works fine too. - Jan 29 2008
Compiz Fusion logo Idea 2

Compiz Themes by openartist 34 comments

Wow... very beautiful logo.
Would be incredible to have a plugin, that would animate such a nice fusion inside the compiz/beryl cube! - Jun 28 2007
Tweaking Konqueror tabs

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by suslik 15 comments

I agree, if everybody would contribute their ideas that way, one day the user will end up running 100 .skz pseudo-install steps before he has the desktop he wants to use.
KDE is Open Source, so there is no need to add functionality this way. Please spend your time improving the official Konqueror configuration interface, so everybody benefits from your work in the next release, without having to run installers... - Aug 18 2006
DI-Radio-Calendar

Karamba & Superkaramba by Chrischaan 13 comments

yeah... after the stream is cut, there is silence for some seconds (sometimes up to 30 secons) and then amarok chooses the next server in the playlist. but my connections to one server are usually cut anytime between 30 minutes and 2 hours and not after 12 hours... so I would like to know if this is also normal? - Aug 13 2006
DI-Radio-Calendar

Karamba & Superkaramba by Chrischaan 13 comments

hm... maybe you could implement some vertical-tabbed interface where each channel has a tab? clicking on that tab opens the content of that channel...

additional idea: can you link the 'Aktuell' (now playing) content of a channel with the di.fm pls file? e.g. http://www.di.fm/mp3/chillout.pls so clicking on the current track opens your default audio-player... :) - Aug 13 2006
DI-Radio-Calendar

Karamba & Superkaramba by Chrischaan 13 comments

by the way: which player do you guys use to listen to di.fm? amarok? do you also experience, that amarok aborts playing di.fm after a while and switches to the next stream in the playlist (usually an other di.fm server)? - Aug 13 2006
DI-Radio-Calendar

Karamba & Superkaramba by Chrischaan 13 comments

would be cool if you could add multichannel support, so that one could view the calendar for several channels. I'm often switching between chillout, lounge, progressive and vocal trance. Would nice to view them all at once... - Aug 13 2006
firefox like finder bar for all kde apps

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by boardercoach 12 comments

cool... I didn't know that... a very hidden feature ;) Although, it only works when there is no active cursor in the window...

Anyway, the point is that not every application (konversation, konqueror,...) should try to implement it's own version of an instant search (or find). The goal would be to have this as a kpart available for all applications - Feb 21 2006
kopete GPG mockup

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by boardercoach 2 comments

Well, I think KGpg is good enough to make GPG useable for the masses. Of course, there could be some tweaks or enhancements.
Auto fetching public-keys does not mean you can automatically trust those keys. All the public-keys I have in my keychain I got while I was in contact with that person at this moment (e.g. we were talking on the phone and comparing the fingerprints or we directly exchanged the keys (USB-Stick, ...)

The main problem is, that users must be aware that there is encryption and they have to know at least the basics of public-key / private-key concepts. Default = on doesn't help much if users don't know what it's good for and how it works.
Maybe a wizard like Kwallet has, could be launched at the very first KDE startup, explaining public-key / private-key concepts in a convincing and understandable way for end users. Showing examples what GPG can be used for with KDE and providing the possibility to generate a public-key / private-key pair is the last step of the wizard. - Feb 20 2006
Kopete Now Listening for Amarok

Amarok 1.x Scripts by neofreko 25 comments

would be cool if one could set the font style when using the "automatically send in chat window" option :) - Feb 02 2006
Moodin (Engine) - SuSE 9.3 RPM

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by Devilz 6 comments

Could you also provide the src.rpm please? So I could easily compile a package for SUSE 9.3 x86_64 (64-Bit)...

Thanks - Jul 13 2005
superkaramba 0.36 x86_64 for SuSE 9.3

Karamba & Superkaramba by Josephine_double 3 comments

I just read the following on the suse-amd64@suse.com mailinglist:

Karaoulis Marios wrote:

I would like to inform for anyone who is trying to compile superkaramba 0.36
on Suse 9.3 that the following steps are
1) ./configure --with-qt-dir=/usr/lib/qt3
--with-qt-includes=/usr/lib/qt3/include
--with-qt-libraries=/usr/lib/qt3/lib64 --with-pythondir=/usr/lib64/python


2) Edit the configure script and replace line

python_libdirs="$ac_python_dir/lib$kdelibsuff /usr/lib$kdelibsuff /usr/local /usr/lib$kdelibsuff$kde_extra_libs"

with


python_libdirs="$ac_python_dir/lib64$kdelibsuff /usr/lib64$kdelibsuff /usr/local /usr/lib$kdelibsuff$kde_extra_libs"
NOTICE that are about 6-7 lines


also find this line
kde_libdirs="/usr/lib/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/local/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/lib${kdelibsuff}/kde /usr/lib${kdelibsuff}/kde3 /usr/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/X11R6/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/local/lib${kdelibsuff} /opt/kde3/lib${kdelibsuff} /opt/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/X11R6/kde/lib${kdelibsuff}"

and replace it with this

kde_libdirs="/usr/lib/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/local/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/lib${kdelibsuff}/kde /usr/lib${kdelibsuff}/kde3 /usr/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/X11R6/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/local/lib${kdelibsuff} /opt/kde3/lib64${kdelibsuff} /opt/kde/lib${kdelibsuff} /usr/X11R6/kde/lib${kdelibsuff}"

NOTICE that there is only one line.


3)now make, and it compilers



Based on the tip gave me Arne for superkaramba 0.35
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-amd64/2005-Mar/0088.html - May 12 2005
superkaramba 0.36 x86_64 for SuSE 9.3

Karamba & Superkaramba by Josephine_double 3 comments

Could you please provide the corresponding src.rpm so I can recompile it on my system? I have the following problem on my SUSE 9.3 x86_64 installation, maybe this rpm, provided here, was compiled against a different python version than the one delivered with SUSE 9.3?!

I installed this superkaramba 0.36 x86_64 rpm on my SUSE 9.3 x86_64 system. When starting Liquid Weather ++ 5.2 it opens, but I can't see it on my desktop... there are no graphics drawn at all. It's like it is invisible... when I right-click at the location where liquid weather schould be, the liquid weather context menu opens... so it's definitely running.
Running superkaramba from konsole(terminal) shows the following output:

yojoelocal@spacejet:~> superkaramba
Could not find platform independent libraries
Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to [:]
'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
superkaramba: TaskManager::TaskManager()
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/yojoelocal/.superkaramba/themes/liquid_weather_plus/liquid_weather.py", line 13, in ?
import os
ImportError: No module named os
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What does ImportError mean?

It means that I couldn't load a python add-on for liquid_weather.theme
If this is a regular theme and doesn't use python
extensions, then nothing is wrong.
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I have no idea if this is a superkaramba x86_64 issue or a special liquid weather bug that occurs only on x86_64 system, since I successfully run liquid weather 5.2 on several SUSE 9.3 32-bit systems. - May 12 2005
Liquid Weather ++

Karamba & Superkaramba by Matti 1797 comments

I installed the superkaramba 0.36 x86_64 rpm from http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=23821 on my SUSE 9.3 x86_64 system. When starting Liquid Weather ++ 5.2 it opens, but I can't see it on my desktop... there are no graphics drawn at all. It's like it is invisible... when I right-click at the location where liquid weather schould be, the liquid weather context menu opens... so it's definitely running.
Running superkaramba from konsole(terminal) shows the following output:

yojoelocal@spacejet:~> superkaramba
Could not find platform independent libraries
Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to [:]
'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
superkaramba: TaskManager::TaskManager()
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/yojoelocal/.superkaramba/themes/liquid_weather_plus/liquid_weather.py", line 13, in ?
import os
ImportError: No module named os
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What does ImportError mean?

It means that I couldn't load a python add-on for liquid_weather.theme
If this is a regular theme and doesn't use python
extensions, then nothing is wrong.
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I have no idea if this is a superkaramba x86_64 issue or a special liquid weather bug that occurs only on x86_64 system, since I successfully run liquid weather 5.2 on several SUSE 9.3 32-bit systems. - May 11 2005
well, this does not seem to work for me. i downloaded the moving gifs from smileycentral.com, renamed them to png and used an modified emoticons.xml file... but kopete does not show the icons in the chat window :-( - May 04 2005
great! could you modify this script, so that it automatically saves the icons as .png's and not as gif? - May 04 2005