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Surprisingly, Krita from an unofficial Ubuntu's repo seems to work better than Debian's official

Posted 08-16-2015 at 11:42 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-16-2015 at 11:46 AM by the dsc

Krita "lemon", from some unofficial "neon" project, of Ubuntu, but running on Debian testing/Sid/Stretch.

I know it goes against all sorts of recommendations from both Debian and Ubuntu, perhaps even computing in general, but it seems to work fine so far.

The official version was quite slow to start up (to the point that sometimes I thought it simply wasn't going to ever start). And maybe it's just a difference between the versions (2.8 vs 2.9),...
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ExTiX 15.3 KDE with kernel 4.1.0-3-exton

Posted 08-10-2015 at 08:39 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 08-10-2015 at 02:31 PM by exton

ExTiX 15.3 with KDE 4.14.12 together with KDE Frameworks 5.9.0 is ready!

ExTiX 15.3 KDE uses kernel 4.1.0-3-exton.

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Log in to KDE from Slims login page as the ordinary user extix with no password or as root with password root.

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Study the full LIST.

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Uniformity between GTK2/3 and QT/KDE with QT using GTK themes

Posted 07-04-2014 at 12:52 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-04-2014 at 12:54 AM by the dsc
Tags gtk, kde, q.t., theming

Whereas gtk-qt-engine doesn't work very well, that is, GTK can't be easily made to "simulate" QT/KDE themes, the converse seems to work very well, and apparently no additional package is needed for that, but QT alone, or actually just qtconfig-qt4, in order to set the QT/KDE* theme as "GTK+".

So one third of the problem of desktop uniformity is solved if you have one GTK2 (I believe it's GTK2, not 3, I'm not sure) theme that you find good enough to have both in...
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Possible bug with Debian's Konqueror/Dolphin/KDE and zip extraction, and how to fix

Posted 05-09-2014 at 01:39 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-10-2014 at 12:38 PM by the dsc
Tags bug, debian, kde, zip

I noticed that there was no longer the "extract" context submenu for zip files after one of the last updates. Then I went to check the ".desktop" files on /usr/share/kde4, and noticed that they had an editing mistake in the mimetype line:

Code:
MimeType= ... application/x-lzma-compressed-tar;application/zipapplication/x-deb; ...
I guess it was probably something related with deb packages, which must have edited this line and "forgot" to add the...
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SlackEX 14.1 64 bit with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton

Posted 01-10-2014 at 04:20 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I’ve made a new version of SlackEX Linux Live DVD based on Slackware 14.1, released 131107.

NEW FEATURES in version 140110 of SlackEX 14.1
I have replaced kernel 3.11.4-x86_64-exton with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton with support for “extra everything”. KDE is downgraded from version 4.11.1 to version 4.10.5 - latest version i Slackware’s repositories. All other component software is also upgraded to the latest Slackware 14.1 version by now. I may mention in particular GParted...
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