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Five cool KDE widgets for your desktop

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With all the hype around Unity and Gnome 3, KDE fans might be having a lousy time and feel ignored. We are bored with those two anyway Wink. Its time for a change. KDE fans rejoice!! KDE has many very cool and useful widgets which you can add on your KDE desktop or in your taskbar. Lets have a look at the top 5 widgets.

Smooth tasks

I didn't use it a lot before but now I am starting to become a real fan. What it does is that instead of showing the whole name and icon of a program in the task bar, it shows only an icon. That is a big space saver. When you hover your mouse pointer over it, you will get a small pop up with a window preview and guess what...you can actually close your window from it.

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