ksysguard: Renaming of menu option "Renice Process"

David Edmundson david at davidedmundson.co.uk
Sat Jan 9 12:11:18 GMT 2010

On Saturday 09 Jan 2010 11:34:40 Tomas Gustavsson wrote:
> A couple of days ago I took Kubuntu (Lucid Lynx) out for a spin and played
> around with the preinstalled software. There I found that when you right
> click on a process in ksysguard you have this rather fuzzy option called
> "Renice process". For many of us we know what this means but to a user who
> is new to Linux (and KDE) it wouldn't mean that much to him/her.
> So for usability reasons I argue that it would be a better choice to rename
> the option "Renice process" to "Change process priority" or just "Change
> priority".
> If you have any other views on this matter, don't hesitate to spit them out
> ;).
> /tomplast
Sounds like a sensible idea for KDE generally. I suggest co-posting to KDE 
Usability <kde-usability at kde.org>

A fix upstream is better for us as everyone benefits, we maintain consistency, 
get translations and don't have to support it in the future.

Hope it gets approved :-)
(N.B KDE is in string freeze (messages can't be changed) for KDE4.4 at 

David Edmundson

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