[kde-linux] Unpopulated Control-Center window

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Dec 2 19:36:12 UTC 2009

Dale wrote:
>   david wrote:
>> Dale wrote:
>>> Well, the issues I ran into were discussed here.  There wasn't a way to 
>>> fix them with the current state of KDE 4, not that we could find 
>>> anyway.  I'm not saying that KDE 4 is bad because it is not, it's just 
>>> that some of the "features" I need are not working yet.  As soon as 
>>> those things get sorted out so that I can do my everyday things, I'll 
>>> most likely be on KDE 4. 
>>> I will also say, as I have said before, there is a lot that I like about 
>>> KDE 4.  I'm not sure how well my old puter is going to like it but it 
>>> looks OK to me.  May have to get a newer video card for this ole thing. 
>> Maybe not, if you set KDE4 to lose all the eye candy. I have booted some 
>> Live Linux CDs with KDE4 on my 4+ year old Celeron laptop (stuck with 
>> the old Intel 8xx series video hardware) and the video hardware handles 
>> it fine if the eye candy is either turned off or very conservatively set.
>> LXDE runs very well on the old hardware. So does Fluxbox.
> Yea but I would leave all the eye candy turned on most likely.  I sort 
> of like the eye candy stuff, as long as it works.

I hate eye candy. 99% of it is useless fluff. I turn all of it off that 
I can in every OS I use.

Programming time is a finite resource. Every minute wasted creating and 
debugging eye candy is a minute taken from making applications more 
useful, efficient and stable.

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