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Old 03-08-2009, 05:49 AM   #1
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Talking KDE Desktop folder, and original Ubuntu splash screen.


In KDE, how can I have the Desktop folder in the Desktop, without any borders, (note that I accidentally removed that folder from the Desktop), just like Gnome? And, how can I have the original brown splash screen for the Gnome Ubuntu, instead of the ugly blue splash screen(I am talking about what appears if "quiet" is appended in the boot options)?
 
Old 03-09-2009, 07:10 PM   #2
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Your post is kinda confusing, are you asking questions related to two different Linux distributions?
Because Ubuntu has Gnome by default, right click on the desktop and select "Change desktop background" to get the default background back in Ubuntu.

In KDE, hit the Kmenu button in the task bar at bottom left, in the menu there should be a little house that represents your home, right click on that icon and select "Add item to desktop". Or you can drag and drop the same icon that may be in the task bar next to the Kmenu button onto the desktop.

Many simple things can be accomplished by right clicking things with your mouse.
 
Old 03-10-2009, 02:34 PM   #3
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Well, it is one distro. I used to use Gnome ubuntu, and then installed kubuntu-desktop, and thats how the ugly kubuntu splash screen appeared in the boot, replacing the default brown ubuntu splash.
 
Old 03-11-2009, 10:14 AM   #4
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Didnt work, just added a Desktop folder. but I want to have /home/andrew/Desktop/* to my Desktop not just a folder. When you first start KDE, theres a window called: Desktop folder.I want that back. I dont like a blank Desktop
 
Old 03-11-2009, 01:38 PM   #5
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Are you running KDE 4.x.y ?
The "Desktop" works very differently in KDE4.
So I'm staying with KDE 3.5.x and kubuntu 8.04.2 (LTS too!)
 
Old 03-12-2009, 05:04 PM   #6
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Are you running KDE 4.x.y ?
The "Desktop" works very differently in KDE4.
So I'm staying with KDE 3.5.x and kubuntu 8.04.2 (LTS too!)
yea, kde 4.1.0 and 8.10. I should have written those in the oroginal post
 
Old 03-13-2009, 03:32 PM   #7
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almost got it, I made a new panel and added the folder view widget. now, how can I make it like it is in the Gnome environment, with programs and files in the same view???
 
  


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