Tried KDE 4.1.2

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 10:37:54 BST 2008


Favorites is inferior to Quick Launch because you must open the menu  
to get to them.

Is katapult still available?

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Art Alexion
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as  
well.

On Oct 8, 2008, at 3:32 PM, Frederic Schaer <fred.schaer at free.fr> wrote:

>
> Richard S. Crawford a écrit :
>> Well, I've been trying KDE 4 off and on.
>>
>> Is it okay to just not like it? It's smooth enough and fast enough  
>> and
>> pretty enough, but there are a couple of things that irked me,
>> especially in the panel:
>>
>> * I miss the Quicklaunch tool, and haven't been able to find a widget
>> like it for KDE 4. I know that I can drag program icons from the K
>> menu to the panel, but I have twelve programs listed in my  
>> Quicklaunch
>> tool, and twelve full-size icons on my KDE 4 panel just isn't going  
>> to
>> work.
>>
> I had the same problem...
> I found the quicklaunch plasmoïd on kde-look, but what can be found  
> on
> kde-look.org doesn't work because of paths that are different.
>
> However, concerning the quick launch replacement, you should try in  
> the
> K menu to right-click on your favorite app and then , "add to  
> favorites"
> : this is what is displayed first when you click on the K Menu, and is
> almost what I use daily now, instead of the folder view I have  
> (which is
> not easy to use because of windows beeing on top, execpt if you want  
> to
> use the dashboard plasma, which also looks very cool, I admit...)
>
> Cheers
>> * I also miss the "Network Folders" icon and the "System Places" icon
>> on the panel. I haven't figured out how to replicate these functions
>> in KDE 4. And I really dislike the "folder view" widget. I prefer
>> having as clean a desktop as possible, and the "folder view" widget
>> just clutters it up.
>>
>> If anyone can tell me how to replicate these two functions in KDE 4,
>> I'd love it. But until I can get these things working, they're pretty
>> much a deal breaker for me and KDE 4.
>>
>>
>>
>
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