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KDE Utils: new.symlink, launch, edit, browse, tofile

Posted 01-16-2012 at 01:43 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-16-2012 at 01:58 PM by rainbowsally

[Recommended: Kate (Advanced Text Editor).]

In my setup I have HOME/bin with a subdirectory named src where I put my private stockpile of micro-programs and where I can uninstall them easily by simply deleting the files or the directories containing them.

Under HOME/bin/src I have the directories named for the apps they contain, in some cases being collections of apps with additional subdirectories.

In order to put the apps in the path all that is necessary...
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So you'd like to run apps from the commandline as su or user

Posted 01-14-2012 at 11:24 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-15-2012 at 07:42 AM by rainbowsally

So you'd like to run apps from the commandline as su or user

In case it's not clear, and it probably isn't, this modification (openSUSE version so far):

[x] Allows users to run gui apps (such as kate or kwrite, konqueror or dolphin) and non-gui apps with the same syntax, no wrappers. I.e., makes kde work WITH linux instead of against it.

[x] Allows uniform syntax for calling script-based programs which may now call gui apps or not and run without crashing,...
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Installing the Graphical Window System (X.org-X11) and the Default Desktop Environment on CentOS 6

Posted 09-06-2011 at 01:12 PM by gearge
Updated 11-26-2011 at 02:29 PM by gearge

Installing the Graphical Window System (X.org-X11) and the Default Desktop Environment on CentOS 6

Performing the default "Minimal" install of CentOS 6 does not install the graphical subsystem (the X.org server) and the desktop environment (e.g. GNOME or KDE). Such OS install is nice for building an optimal system from scratch, setting up a headless server (no monitor, keyboard and mouse) and other purposes; but for one reason or another, you may still require a graphical...
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People that complain about KDE4

Posted 11-24-2010 at 01:10 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Tags kde, kde3, kde4, qt3, qt4

Curious... I wonder, what is it about KDE4 that people don't like? New tools? New lay out? Visually different? Resource Hog? QT4?

This is all akin to wanting Windows 7 (Aero) to function just like XP or its predecessors... sure, you may be able to make the gui and theme look and feel like the previous, but all the system tools are going to be updated.

As with all history of computing, when something significantly changes, it's going to take time for programs to adapt...
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Off on their own

Posted 10-26-2010 at 05:45 AM by beetleman64 (Sensible World of Linux)
Tags gnome, kde, ubuntu, unity

The announcement that Ubuntu is to seperate from GNOME from its new release is perhaps the perfect answer to the spat which took place last month over Canonicals contributions to the GNOME desktop. Personally, however, I feel that this move comes as no surprise and is 100 % the correct thing to do in the circumstances. From licensing H.264 to OEMs, to the partner repository to the Software Centre, Canonical has consistently seen itself as destinct from the larger Linux community. This is the latest...
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