[kde-edu]: Fwd: Framework Webpage! Join the fun!

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Feb 4 13:34:18 CET 2005

On Friday 04 February 2005 13:31, CPH wrote:
> On Friday 04 February 2005 12:13, Josef Spillner wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 4. Februar 2005 13:01 schrieb CPH:
> > > 1) it's importand for younger kids that applications start full screen
> >
> > Is this because they're distracted by the rest of the desktop?
> Yes.
> > In this case it might also be nice to hide it with a nice (not flashy)
> > background image and start the application in the front.
> Thats's a good idea.
> > This would even work for apps which do not provide a fullscreen mode.
> >
> > This background could later be extended to contain some buttons for the
> > edu apps so the kids do not need kicker anymore to launch them.
> Because the machines in the school are low spec (PII with 128 MB max), I
> actually use IceWM and idesk as they are quite light. The only real issue
> with starting KDE apps is that kbuildsyscoca needs to be called for each
> which takes some time. Anyone know of a way around this ?

You could run kdeinit at session startup.

But if you load KDE apps anyway, meaning you also load the KDE libs, do you 
really save so much compared to starting KDE?


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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