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Re: KDE preferences ??



On Wednesday 17 December 2008 14:04:05 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 6:41 AM, Anne Wilson <annew kde org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 16 December 2008 23:37:41 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> >> I used to use krunner a lot with 3.5, but the 4.1 version seems slow
> >> and clunky. It's slower at searching, doesn't remember history (the
> >> arrow button) and IIRC has actually crashed on me at least once. This
> >> is kdebase-workspace-4.1.3-7.fc10.x86_64 at the moment.
> >
> > I've just read a blog
> > http://agateau.wordpress.com/2008/12/16/krunner-is-more-
> > powerful-than-it-looks/ that may be relevant to your speed issue.  Take a
> > look at the menu from the spanner, and uncheck runners that you probably
> > won't want to use.  It should speed things up.  HTH
>
> That's extremely useful Anne, thanks. It did make a difference when I
> turned off most of the options.
>
> A followup question if I may: what's the difference between Command
> Line and Applications in the options settings?
>
I'm just guessing, but I would think that Applications just offers launchers, 
whereas Command Line would mean that you can issue a launch command with 
parameters, as though you were launching from a terminal.

Anne

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