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Re: KDE suggestions for Fedora 8 and beyond

On Sat, 2007-06-23 at 14:34 -0500, Christopher David Desjardins wrote:
> Hi I'd like to throw a couple of my thoughts about KDE in Fedora and how it 
> could be improved.
> 1.  QT-Frontend for YUM

         Try kyum

> 	There are lots of good GTK frontends for yum (pirut, yumex) but there aren't 
> really any good QT frontends for yum.  There is kyum but it's certainly 
> lacking in comparison to yumex.  I think a QT version of yumex could be real 
> nice and it could cut down on GTK dependencies in KDE, maybe?  Another 
> suggestions would be to port Adept from Kubuntu or Debian.  
> 2.  KDE Update Notifier
> 	Maybe a frontend for pup in QT or adept-updater?
> 3.  Selecting KDE meta-package on the dvd brings in KDE only apps (except 
> maybe GIMP and Firefox).  
> 	I noticed when I selected KDE and deselected GNOME that it still wanted to 
> install rhythmbox, soundjuicer, totem, pidgin, and other GNOME apps.  This is 
> not only adding to bloat from a KDE users stand point but it's also a bit 
> annoying.  I am sure GNOME users don't want a lot of KDE apps stinking of 
> their desktops unless they select them.  
> 4.  Nice windeco and style
> 	The inclusion of KDE4 and oxygen might obsolete this thought.
> 5.  A KDE irc channel
> 	Something like #fedora-kde on irc.freenode.net would be a nice place for 
> those interested in KDE to discuss KDE on fedora, packaging, KDE4, and other 
> related issues.  This would not be for support and this would of course be 
> specified in the topic.  This could provide a place for the KDE developers 
> and those interested in packaging, art, and helping out to discuss relevant 
> issues.  I know that opensuse, debian, and kubuntu all have channels similar 
> to this.  
> Cheers,
> Chris


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