Feature suggestion: runtime check of running out of space

Christopher Blauvelt cblauvelt at gmail.com
Fri May 2 11:39:11 BST 2008

On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 3:56 PM, alessandro diaferia <alediaferia at gmail.com>

> I was thinking of kded too. And then making a plasmoid for it would be an
> extra.
> 2008/5/1 Bernhard <mustermaxi at gmail.com>:
>> hm.. personally I don't think that a plasmoid is the right way for this...
>> an average user isn't interested in the number of process ids left and
>> shouldn't have to add a plasmoid for checking for free space.
>> I'm not familiar with the internals of KDE but maybe kded is the
>> appropriate place for these checks.
>> 2008/4/30 Allen Winter <winter at kde.org>:
>>> On Wednesday 30 April 2008 14:26:07 alessandro diaferia wrote:
>>> > Hi mailinglist, some minutes ago a guy aka spiroo in #kde-devel
>>> suggested
>>> > to make a sort of realtime check of running out of space while kde is
>>> in
>>> > use. Maybe this check should inform users that space is running out.
>>> > This suggestion is discussed here
>>> > https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=199054
>>> >
>>> I offer up an idea I had a long time ago, but probably never talked
>>> about...
>>> A plasmoid that does some basis system monitoring like:
>>>  running out of diskspace
>>>  running out of processes
>>>  someone remotedly logged into the machine
>>>  etc.
>>> sorta like the "check oil", "low on fuel".. lights on your car dashboard.
> There is already a system-monitor applet that can display the the available
free space and temperature of hard drives.  It's in playground.
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