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Re: How is KDE4 supposed to be used ?

On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 03:44:50PM -0600, kwhiskerz wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 01:32:22PM -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> >> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > There is and has been a lot of grumbling about KDE4 from a number of
> >> > people including myself.  On the other hand, some people think its
> >> > great.
> >> >
> >> > I can't help but wonder if I am missing something on how its supposed
> >> > to
> >> > be used.  Is there a guide or website that has a little tutorial
> >> > somewhere ?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks.
> >> 
> >> 
> >> What exactly are you trying to do that you can't do?
> > 
> > Put icons for launching xterm and konqueror on the upper or lower panel.

I have successfully done this now.

> Xterm is superseded by Konsole, which is already in the menu under Applications/System.

Xterm is not listed in any of the menus I have looked at so far.
I use it all the time. The reason I needed a button to launch xterm
is that I sometimes need to launch additional xterm windows when I am
already running a program in the current xterm.
> Konqueror already has an icon under Favourites, but is also under Applications/Internet.

> As well, you can simply type Alt-F2 and begin typing kon... and a drop-down window will appear with possibilities. Just click on the one you want to launch.

Thanks for this tip!

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