openwindows/CDE look & feel for KDE

Jose Celestino japc at
Sat Oct 1 00:17:46 BST 2005

Words by Somerville Apt [Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 06:09:02AM -0700]:
> Hi,
> I am a long time sun user and switched to linux/kde
> recently. I like the new OS/interface except for one
> major gripe. In the openwindows/CDE environment on
> sun, when you minimize a window, the icons reside on
> the desktop. This is convenient. But in KDE, they go
> to the taskbar and collapses things into a group when
> they grow. Anybody know how to change this so the
> minimized icons go to the desktop? 

No, but you can change the "collapses things into a group"
behaviour on kcontrol->Desktop->Taskbar->Group Similar Tasks.

Jose Celestino |
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