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Re: How is KDE4 supposed to be used ?



On Saturday 04 October 2008 08:53:01 pm Dave Feustel wrote:
> 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 Xterm is superseded by Konsole, which is already in the menu under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.
>
> Yes.
>
> > 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!

Or you can right click on the desktop where you'll get your choice of either 
konsole or a simple command line (plus lots of other stuff).

-- cmg


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