Custom plasma shell

Marco Martin notmart at
Sat Feb 12 13:14:41 CET 2011

On Saturday 12 February 2011, Luiz Romário Santana Rios wrote:

> > > About "Sorry for being the bad guy", there's no problem at all.
> > > Actually, I want you to show me what's possible and what's not. My
> > > intention here is not to make a shell that resembles exactly my
> > > mockups, but rather showing an ideal mockup and see what I can do out
> > > of it.
> > > 
> > > Oh, and thank you guys for the answers. I'm doing some more mockups
> > > right now, btw.
> > 
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> Well... I see now how it's complex. But what if I removed all this complex
> interaction from my ideas for a (big) while and just wanted to create a

more complex -> more fun, right? :p

> more dynamic plasma shell? I mean, I can't have all geometries of all
> windows updated at the same time, but I at least can know whether there's
> any window opened, can't I -- IIRC kdeworkspace provides a list of opened

as Aaron said, KWindowSystem should get you *some* of what you need: not 
everything will be feasible but to a certain extent something interesting 
could come out of it.

Marco Martin

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