Q: how is plasma different?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Dec 16 18:33:58 UTC 2008

Knapp wrote:

> I think that rotating the whole screen 90 deg is very nice if you have
> a wide monitor that can also rotate. This lets you view printed pages
> in the shape of the paper.

xrandr let me do that before KDE4.  The "whole" screen is just a 
capability of the X video driver and the graphics card.  Plasmoids, 
however, let you rotate little snippets of the screen.


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