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Old 10-10-2012, 01:15 PM   #1756
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I just thought I would add mine here: http://imageshack.us/a/img7/6091/scr...0201206594.png
Slackware 14 with i3 4.3, Roxterm, dwb as browser. Other tools in use, hiding behind the workspace labels in the statusbar: Mutt for mail, Ranger for file-management (but mostly I simply use the command-line), Newsbeuter for reading my RSS-feeds.
I just realized that besides the two icons in my systray (volumeicon and ImapQuickCheck) I don't use any icons at all.
 
Old 10-10-2012, 05:09 PM   #1757
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I just thought I would add mine here: http://imageshack.us/a/img7/6091/scr...0201206594.png
Slackware 14 with i3 4.3, Roxterm, dwb as browser. Other tools in use, hiding behind the workspace labels in the statusbar: Mutt for mail, Ranger for file-management (but mostly I simply use the command-line), Newsbeuter for reading my RSS-feeds.
I just realized that besides the two icons in my systray (volumeicon and ImapQuickCheck) I don't use any icons at all.
Just out of curiosity: Did you upgrade Slackware's cairo or built i3 without cairo support?
 
Old 10-10-2012, 07:31 PM   #1758
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I built it without cairo support. Since I don't need support for the cairo features in i3, which are mostly support for Asian fonts if I understand it correctly, it simply doesn't matter to me and is much less hassle than upgrading libraries in a stable system.

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Old 10-11-2012, 03:45 AM   #1759
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I built it without cairo support. Since I don't need support for the cairo features in i3, which are mostly support for Asian fonts if I understand it correctly, it simply doesn't mutter to me and is much less hassle than upgrading libraries in a stable system.
Thanks. Just checking what other Slackers did with the new release Yes, it's mostly for rendering complex glyphs and right-to-left writing systems. In that case, if you're not using cairo support, you probably can't comment on any differences in rendering of umlauts.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 07:35 AM   #1760
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It renders umlauts just fine without cairo, which difference do you expect?
 
Old 10-11-2012, 07:55 AM   #1761
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It renders umlauts just fine without cairo, which difference do you expect?
I don't know. I was just curious whether there's any improvement with cairo support.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 09:34 AM   #1762
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It usually takes me several days to make a desktop. As far as right click menus in KDE go, you can enable them through desktop settings. Its under Mouse Actions, you can set right click to open application menu. Then you edit your menu with kmenuedit (not the best or most stable tool, but its the only thing that can edit KDE's app menu so you kinda have to use it, I still can't find the plaintext menu file... After that its really just picking a wallpaper, window theme, desktop theme, icon theme, and color scheme. These are all in the KDE settings.

Its really the same thing for theming any desktop environment, you need a WM theme, a gtk/qt theme, and a wallpaper.
Are you using compiz instead of kwin? If you are using kwin, how do you get your window colour and right click menu transparent like that?
Thanks for sharing about kmenuedit. if you wanted, is it possible to create a menu like the one used in xfce4?
 
Old 10-12-2012, 05:23 PM   #1763
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Are you using compiz instead of kwin? If you are using kwin, how do you get your window colour and right click menu transparent like that?
Thanks for sharing about kmenuedit. if you wanted, is it possible to create a menu like the one used in xfce4?
Most likely, but it could be timeconsuming to do so. I'm using kwin, I don't really care for compiz. I use qtcurve (application appearance > widget style) to theme my windows. You have to install it from slackbuilds.org, but the nice thing is it also will theme your gtk apps if you build qtcurve-gtk as well. You can change the transparency under opacity settings in qtcurves configure window.
 
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Old 10-12-2012, 05:53 PM   #1764
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Thanks heaps, i didn't know that.
 
Old 10-13-2012, 11:43 AM   #1765
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Slackware 64bit KDE
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:53 PM   #1766
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http://i.imgur.com/255Qo.jpg
 
Old 10-14-2012, 04:08 PM   #1767
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Fluxbox with a conky I've been using for a bit now. The wallpaper is by zeljko_f and can be found in the Wallpapers thread
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:46 PM   #1768
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Fluxbox with a conky I've been using for a bit now. The wallpaper is by zeljko_f and can be found in the Wallpapers thread
Somehow the numbers in your Conky are weird.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 10:39 AM   #1769
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Cool

This is my slackware 13.1 desktop, it has been the same since 10.2 I believe.
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:25 PM   #1770
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This is my slackware 13.1 desktop, it has been the same since 10.2 I believe.
Cool. )
 
  


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