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Old 07-08-2003, 07:24 PM   #1
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Question installing colour scheme

I have just been to (KDE look dot org) and downloaded a new colour scheme, I am trying to install it according to thier instructions but I can't find the location where they say to put the file!

Thier instructions are;

Open konqueror
Browse to ~/.kde/share/apps/kdisplay/color-schemes
Move your new .kcsrc file into the konqueror window
Open the KDE-Menu an start the Control Center
Click on "Look and Feel" and "Colors"
Choose your new color scheme and press "Apply"

I just don't seem to have ~/.kde/share/apps/kdisplay/color-schemes, I am running RedHat Linux 7.3 so maybe it's different for this? Does anyone know where I should put the new colour scheme so it will show up in the KDE Control Module?

Many thanks

Old 07-10-2003, 06:14 PM   #2
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Its probably hidden you'll need to get into File manager "super user mode" and choose veiw hidden files.
Old 07-11-2003, 08:55 AM   #3
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Thanks, I have managed to sort it out now. Turning on view hidden files didn't make any diference, I didn't have any of the right folders for installing the colour files or any themes at all!

for anyone else who gets this problem just create the following directories:

$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kwm
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kwm/pics
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kpanel
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kpanel/pics
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kdisplay
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/apps/kdisplay/color-schemes
$ mkdir ~/.kde/share/wallpapers

Thanks again



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