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KDE 4 Is The New KDE 3 (Are /You/ Ready?)

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So, the eagle-eyed of you may have noticed something happen to my T61 as I was taking screenshots of the LTSP setup for LEL.... That's right! I have finally switched from my beloved KDE 3.5 to KDE 4.1. And I'm very happy about it indeed.

For a long time I was hearing all these tales of "KDE 4 is not ready for user type X. However, we recommend it for user types Y and Z" type stories. So, despite me spending lots of time studying the code, compiling the code and generally learning more about the guts of KDE, I wasn't actually using it. It finally clicked that I should make the switch when I got the LTSP going.

I like the Folder View plasmoid. As you can see, I have it sitting in the bottom corner neatly displaying everything that is in my ~/Desktop folder. This keeps all the "stuff" confined to a particular place and neatly arranged. Good. Very good. Konsole is still my killer app. Whenever something happens in a terminal, the text in the tabs changes colour. This can be distracting when the "something" is just the time changing in IRSSI (for example). I much prefer the system bell to ring when "something important" happens; I have this setup with no bother at all.

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