[ale] Deep inside the K Desktop Environment 3.2
wsams at southernlink.net
Thu Feb 26 18:22:38 EST 2004
When you get the better rebuild figured out let me know, I already see
that KDE is on the better track than GNOME and I dont get the errors on
the screen when I boot.
On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 12:18, Dow Hurst wrote:
> I have done that since Gnome got hosed by the glibc broken
> update via RHN that happened last November. The KDE under
> RH is not full KDE or at least not what I am used to. I've
> got it working okay, but hope to rebuild to something
> better. Mainly I miss the configuration functionality that
> has been gutted out. Tabbed shells aren't as nice as under
> the normal KDE. It is better to me than a hosed Gnome
> though. ;-)
> I believe on the main login window if KDE was installed you
> get the option there to switch between failsafe, gnome, and KDE.
> tfreeman at intel.digichem.net wrote:
> > Walter - Red Hat has a utility _somewhere_ in the menus to switch the
> > default desktop for the user. Using the utility, change the desktop to
> > KDE, log out or restart your X session, and the desktop should be changed.
> > I'm assuming that KDE was installed of course.
> > Hope this helps.
> > On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, walter Sams wrote:
> >>Question, if one is running redhat and gnome desktop, can one just
> >>remove gnome and put in kde without losing all the setup parameters on
> >>the system or reinstalling the whole os? I seem to see many folks here
> >>and elsewhere liking kde better than gnome and would like to try it.
> >>Thank you
> >>Walter Sams
> >>On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 20:32, Jim Philips wrote:
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> >>>On Tuesday 24 February 2004 02:41 pm, Michael D. Hirsch wrote:
> >>>>I've been having a gas playing with kde 3.2 the last couple of weeks. I
> >>>>heartily recommend an upgrade to anyone using one of the older versions.
> >>>>If you are a redhat user, the sourceforge redhat/kde project files work
> >>>>well for me <http://kde-redhat.sourceforge.net/>. They are in the testing
> >>>>tiectories, but have been quite stable for me. And they supply rpms for
> >>>>everything since 7.3, which is pretty cool.
> >>>This new release offers the best desktop environment I've used on any
> >>>platform. The biggest problem with KDE at the moment is trying to unpack
> >>>everything it can do. I can do 90% of what I do on the computer either in
> >>>Kontact or Konqueror. Konqueror has been vastly improved by the Safari
> >>>would even trash Mozilla. The interactive spell-checking is something no
> >>>other desktop offers. It's great to have spell-checking when you're filling
> >>>in forms on Web sites--especially if you're applying for a job! Plus, I got a
> >>>Google search bar in Konqueror now that I got from a CVS version. And KDE is
> >>>faster than it used to be too. The Linux experience has never been better for
> >>>me. And if you don't have Amarok, get it. It's one of the best mp3 players
> >>>around. It made me dump Xmms.
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