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RD
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 3:19 pm    Post subject: KDE Reply with quote

Hi

I remember the very first horrible kde Sad today after a lot of umm and arr i updated unbuntu to the new kubuntu thinking well ill have the new kde not much to go by there and all i can say WoW KDE 3.4 is brill i never thought i would see a better KDE than 3.0 though one thing has bugged me im sure some one can tell me how Very Happy that is how do i place the Home and System icons on the desktop ?

Any way other than that i love this version of KDE Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 3:27 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

Not sure what you mean by system icon, but the easiest way to get a Home icon on your desktop is to drag it off the K menu onto the desktop and select Copy. Or, create a desktop shortcut that uses the command
kfmclient openProfile filemanagement
so long as your home directory is the default for that profile it will always open in your home directory.
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nordle
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:30 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

re: the system Icon

Unfortunately, in the version Im running, it appears a little bug means it requires a bit more faff than it should.

1. Right click on desktop, select [create new] --> [Link to Location (URL)]
2. Enter URL as system:
3. Click OK
4. Right Click on newly created icon, select [Propertues]
5. Change URL to be system:/
6. Click OK, and it should be fine.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:36 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

Try a desktop shortcut to kcontrol or kinfocenter, they're the nearest to a windows-type 'System' icon.
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RD
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 5:42 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

in kde 3.4 (my distro any way) there is a icon called system where it holds home etc on the menu bar where kmenu is i tryed to create a short cut to the home dir using konqueror but not what i wanted Sad
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 10:21 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

RD, is that not what I mentioned above?
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 11:47 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

Sorry mate need glasses lol
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linuxgirlie
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 10:00 am    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

Yeah, I'm not to sure about the system icon, (just installed the latest Mandriva with 3.4 - club members only) I like everything being in 'home' but now when I browse up...argh!!

So good idea for windows people...my parents would love it!! But I might have to get use to using it...or go back to 3.3?!?

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coolclassic
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 6:11 pm    Post subject: RE: KDE Reply with quote

To get kcontrol back

Edit KDE Menu Editor -> add new Item
name it Kcontrol and put in the field "Command" : kcontrol
, choose a nice icon and save !
Done, Kcontrol is back in KDE menu
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