Guidance porting to KDE 4

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sun Nov 16 19:10:21 GMT 2008

On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 13:35:27 -0500 "Yuriy Kozlov" 
<yuriy-kozlov at> wrote:
>displayconfig is now replaced by kcmrandr, hopefully.  (Is that using
>this Kephal library?)  The latter still needs work, and taking some of
>the interface from displayconfig might be a good idea, but the backend
>of displayconfig is outdated now, as ScottK can attest to after trying
>to fix it up for Hardy.  However, there are also some features in
>displayconfig other than resolution setting and such that are
>currently not covered in KDE modules AFAIK, like gamma settings.
>displayconfig also had display power settings, which system settings
>already has, but is that taken care of by powerdevil now (in 4.2)?

Redoing the displayconfig back end to work with xrandr and modern 
xorg.conf'less systems is a critical piece.  I don't see significant value 
in a KDE4 port of displayconfig.

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