KDE 4.1 - just an opinion

Glenn R Williams gloonie at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 7 18:36:12 UTC 2008

One thing I did notice was that kwin was not being set as the default window 
manager when I upgraded to KDE 4.0 (and 4.1). I manual change it (easiest way 
was to install compiz-icon and change in the system tray. That may have been 
fixed now. Kwin is also developing quite quickly.


On Thursday 07 August 2008 14:11:01 p.daniels wrote:
> On Thursday August 7 2008 12:24:21 Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> > Derek Broughton wrote:
> > > Glenn R Williams wrote:
> > >> True! :) Actually, more than once I've found it useful to switch to
> > >> Gnome when KDE has been particularly broken.
> > >
> > > Me too, but it's only because I can practically always lay my hands on
> > > an Ubuntu CD, because I keep getting them in magazines, whereas I never
> > > seem to have a Kubuntu CD when I desperately need it.
> >
> > BTW does GNOME and KDE (3 or 4 doesn't matter) interfere with each other
> > in a any negative way? like KDE3 and KDE4 do when put together? having
> > KDE4 with GNOME and without KDE3 seems to be a plausible idea to try
> > KDE4.
> (The following is just one anecdote, and from about six months ago on
> Ubuntu 7.10. This may no longer be the case, I have no idea.)
> When I got my new laptop, I started with a Kubuntu 7.10-KDE4 install, then
> put ubuntu-desktop on it. All my Gnome startup programs (screenlets, tilda,
> et cetera) would start when I logged into KDE4 (but not vice versa). Which
> by itself may have been bearable, but KDE uses Kwin as the window manager
> and Gnome uses Compiz, so all the effects and stuff that the screenlets
> were trying to do just made the screen a flickery, unusable mess. I never
> did figure out how to make that not happen.
> btw, if anyone knows how to fix that (if it's even still true), I'd love to
> know.
> -p.

Glenn R Williams
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