KDE 4.1.3, new user questions

James Kerr jim at jkerr82508.free-online.co.uk
Sun Feb 15 08:26:09 GMT 2009

On Sunday 15 February 2009 Jay Mistry wrote:

> Hi,
> I am new to KDE 4.1.3, having just installed it alongside KDE 3.5,
> on openSUSE 11.1 Linux.
> Had a few questions as this release of KDE is much different than
> the 3.x series:
> - What is the plasmoid (cashew-shaped thing near the right-side of
> the panel and top right of desktop) ? How can I get rid of this
> extra 'plasmoid' functions and revert to the 'classic looks' KDE
> 3.5 desktop (with which I am familiar)
> - The Panel: I find that I cannot move widgets (previously called
> applets/application launchers). The small widget/app-launcher icons
> are stuck to their locations.
> - Also can't seem to add new app launchers (want to add shortcuts
> for kysmonitor, Thunar file manager, kedit, etc). This was very
> easy in KDE 3.5.x
> Links to answers for the above also greatly appreciated.



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