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(mockup) configuration, control panel, e


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(mockup) configuration, control panel, e

(mockup) configuration, control panel, e

(mockup) configuration, control panel, e

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 good post

 by felipe on: Jan 5 2005
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NOTE: i agree with almost everything you posted.

my take:

* i'd avoid saying "i'm copying firefox/macosx/gnome/whatever because they are cool": not everybody likes baghira and similar aqua rip-off's (i don't). in fact KDE should avoid drawing too much inspiration from other OS's/DE's at all.

* this is not a site for bug reports (and i do agree those are bugs)

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 Re: good post

 by coolian on: Jan 5 2005
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" in fact KDE should avoid drawing too much inspiration from other OS's/DE's at all."

That is the dumbest load of crap I have ever read on this site, and I've read a lot. You, sir, should smash your keyboard today.

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 Re: Re: good post

 by felipe on: Jan 8 2005
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hahaha sorry i just read you reply coolian.

am i still on time to smash my kbd? :D

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 by Brandybuck on: Jan 5 2005
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You say Cervesia is a nice tool but who uses them except developers. Huh? Cervisia comes with the kdesdk package, so the odds are very hight that only developers are going to have it on their toolbar! Methinks you should complain to whoever installed the kdesdk package...

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 Re: Cervesia

 by stripe4 on: Jan 5 2005
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Correct me if I'm wrong but you cannot run Quanta+ if kdesdk package is not installed. IIRC without it Quanta+ complained about libcvs or something like that missing. I admit Quanta+ is a developer's tool but who needs CVS to design websites?

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 Re: Re: Cervesia

 by cloose on: Jan 14 2005
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That's a problem of the distribution, because they should have split the kdesdk package like e.g. Debian. Then you would only need to install the libcvsservice package to satisfy Quanta's dependencies.

Some professional web developers like to keep there stuff (php, jsp, html, etc) in CVS, for the same reasons that application developers do it.

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 by telex on: Jan 6 2005
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Thanks for the post. If you'd like any of this implemented, the correct place to post them is http://bugs.kde.org

A lot of your ideas have already been discussed on places like the kde-usability mailing list, the bugs database and even this web site.

If you have the time, try to review some of these past discussions, then post clear wish list items to the bugs database where you think the KDE devs might still be willing to implement them.

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 few things

 by smileaf on: Jan 6 2005
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There were a few things that I agree could be inproved on. one of which is the devices section. however I do not agree that it should just be a directory listing.
apparently you have forgotten that you can mount other such devices that _not_ listed in 1 location. this being a factor a simple "using the drive's label or name under /mnt should be enough." is _not_ enough

kcontrol does need to be organized better. maybe this organization could be expanded to support multiple different organization layouts?
(I normally do not do this) WinXP has something simular to this. a classic layout and the new layout. I prefered the classic but the option was nice for those that didn't know what they were looking for.

information icons in the systray I don't think are bad. optional applets are Ok however I don't want them. my screen is already filled up making things bigger is unneccessary.

trashcan applet? .. why?.. only use that I can see if easy access to it to undelete something. but then I rarely ever use the option "move to trash" and if I do it was by mistake.
there are times tho that I would like things to be moved to the trash.. but most of the time it's in other programs like kuickshow. unfortunatly kuickshow does not have an option to do this.

sidebar icon side. I agree.. why are these hard coded? shouldn't they be configurable like every other icon size? (I personally think 16x16 is fine tho)

firefox drag and drop. Interesting.. but no.. I'll take the old way anyday.. the first time I went into firefox and wanted to change the toolbars i was horribly confused on what the heck was this window doing here with no way move it.
I will say that toolbar config could be easier. however I would suggest that the tool bars be made simular to the way kicker is designed. right click on the toolbar you want to change, click configure. and you are presented with a list of what is in the toolbar and what you can add to it.
another feature that I'd suggest is that you can move these icons on the toolbar without any sort of config tool. like in kicker you can click the mouse wheel and drag the button around.

localization wizard. This would be nice. I would love to see everything use utf-8 encoding by default. I hate seeing ????.ogg for example (yes this is a filesystem error too. anyone know how I can get that to switch?)

Overall you do point out some areas :)

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 by dbojan on: Jan 6 2005
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You can vote /make wishlist in bugzilla:

1. Gui edit toolbar:
I agree. _For me_ anything is better than txt edit.

2. simplify the default konqueror setting:


change menu, and with it Control Panel

5 c. kde's help doesn't have de-wide search/ index

5e. the mounted drives list on the desktop isn't too good

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