ScreenSaver and KDE Plasma 4.8?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Oct 3 19:26:38 UTC 2011

Ivan Čukić wrote:
>> Probably because the distros are not shipping 4.7 yet. (4.1 to 4.6
>> actually do show desktop icons by default, in a folder view widget which
>> is set up by
> No plasma release had the folderview by default. Some of the distros
> had (have) the folder view as default containment, but that is NOT our
> default.

The default containment was the plain/empty desktop (not the folder view),
*but* 00-defaultLayout.js used to put a folder view widget showing the
xdg-user-dir for Desktop (i.e. ~/Desktop or a translation of it) on that
desktop containment for all new users. This got removed for 4.7 by the
following commit:

        Kevin Kofler

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