Detailed howto for KDE4 desktop?
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Fri Oct 31 17:28:27 GMT 2008
D. R. Evans wrote:
> Salvador Alemany Garrido said the following at 10/31/2008 08:13 AM :
>> You can search here http://userbase.kde.org/
> I tried that; I'm afraid that it didn't tell me anything I hadn't figured
> out :-(
> I'm trying to figure out *really* basic stuff. Some examples:
> 1. How do I change the colour of the panel?
You are not allowed to do that in KDE4
> 2. How do I move a desktop widget? (Everything I do seems to resize it;
> it's infuriatingly non-obvious how to move them.)
I think that that is a bug, but others might consider it a wishlist.
> 3. How do I stop desktop widgets being added under the panel?
That would be a bug. They also get added under other widgets.
> (Those are just examples; there are tons more things I've tried to do and
> given up on in the past 24 hours.)
I agree with you. AJS seems to have very different ideas about most
everything. I find that many things I want to do have not been
implemented or simply don't work correctly.
> That kind of thing. It really is infuriating having to fight with the
> desktop just to get basic things right. I'm sure this stuff isn't hard; but
> it's not at all obvious.
You might be better off looking for know issues in the TechBase, or in
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