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Top 5 Plasma Widgets for the KDE Desktop

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Since the initial KDE 4 release, a lot of quality community-created widgets and plugins have sprung up, making the KDE workspace more than just an alternative to GNOME 3 or Unity. So, if you’ve just installed KDE on your computer, here are some of the best widgets you can drop on to your desktop and make your friends jealous.

Veromix Widget: Veromix is a one of the best widgets for KDE; in fact, it’s more of a full-blown application than a plasmoid. The KDE desktop ships with Kmix as its default mixer application. Though Kmix is nice, Veromix manages to take the concept of mixer to a whole new level. With Veromix, you can control sound levels for each application individually. For example, say you have Amarok running on full volume, playing your all-time favorite song, and like a true multitasker, you open your mail client which hasn’t been touched for a week.

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