Disabling Plasma progress notifications?

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at canonical.com
Mon Mar 23 18:40:07 GMT 2009

Yuriy Kozlov wrote:
> 2009/3/23 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at canonical.com>:
>> Hi,
>> I believe Plasma progress notifications should be disabled for Jaunty.
>> The main problem with them is that they automatically disappear after
>> some time. Lot of users associate the disappearing of the window with
>> the completion of the copy. When transferring to/from a pluggable
>> device, this can easily lead to data loss.
>> Disabling these notifications is easy: Aaron explained it in this blog
>> entry:
>> http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2009/01/todays-tip-turning-off-fancy-schmancy.html

> Wouldn't it be almost as easy to disable the disappearing?  I do think
> that would be an improvement, I usually end up clicking the button to
> get the notification back anyway.

Disabling the disappearing requires a patch, which may not be that
difficult, but still more intrusive than using a configuration option.


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