KDE 3 users: What are the last of the KDE 3 features missing from KDE 4?
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 18:28:01 BST 2009
2009/7/14 Duncan <1i5t5.duncan at cox.net>:
> Greg Parrish <gparrish at highmarkcompanies.com> posted
> 4A5B2E81.3090408 at highmarkcompanies.com, excerpted below, on Mon, 13 Jul
> 2009 08:54:25 -0400:
>> I am still on Fedora 8 with KDE 3.5. I am toying with FC11 on a VM on
>> another machine.
> I'm not sure what KDE version that is. The below is for 3.5.10 and 4.2.4.
>> The things I see missing are in Konsole for the most part with the new
>> version there. Here are just a few items I am still looking to resolve.
>> 1. In Konsole there is no auto-resize option for the tabs, appears to be
> Hmm, I've never used that feature. I actually quickly remerged
> konsole:3.5 here to see where it was and check 4.2. You're right, it's
> not there in 4.2. In 3.5, context-clicking on the tab bar (seems to be
> only the empty part, so must be done before it gets too full) brings up a
> menu with auto resize tabs on it.
> Interesting, but I turned it off. Maybe when I get playing with my
> netbook again, I'll find it useful there, but that's why I have dual
> monitors, to avoid too many tabs, etc. So the auto-resize isn't all that
> useful, here.
> But yes, it is indeed missing.
>> 2. In Konsole I can not remap the copy/paste keys in the profile.
> Hmm. That's not in the profile here (for either 3.5 or 4.2). It's under
> Configure Shortcuts, and yes, I tested it and it does seem to work. Tho
> I didn't try to save the changes to see if they'd stick and get applied
> in new konsole windows. Is that what's failing?
>> 3. In general, KDE components crashing, but this has improved.
> That has indeed improved. As I've said in other threads, I'm still using
> a kde3 based desktop, but with kde4 apps, now, and don't run a kde4
> desktop enough to know if it's fully stable yet (I've enough other issues
> to make kde4 impossible to run as a working desktop), but it certainly
> has improved, as at least I can play with it now, without everything
> crashing all the time.
Thanks for checking that, Duncan!
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