Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jun 2008 07:09 UTC
KDE Probably the most often misunderstood element of KDE4 is Plasma, the extensive widget engine that replaces the normal desktop and the Kicker panel from KDE 3.x. The entire KDE4 desktop is built up out of Plasmoids (yet another term for desk accessory), including the panel and the desktop itself - and it is the latter that has been causing quite some confusion. Where are my desktop icons? Update: Aaron Seigo has published a screencast showing how the FolderView Plasmoid behaves as a normal desktop, and how to make it so.
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by DirtyHarry on Mon 16th Jun 2008 07:56 UTC
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Again this is a showcase of strength of the KDE 4 design. I just wanted that Aaron and friends wouldn't have to deal with so much criticism from users who are afraid it's different from KDE 3.

Just try it out yourself. And it's likely that just like me, you will be amazed by KDE 4. And if you're willing, you can imagine where it will go in the near future. KDE 4.1 looks very promising, and I can't imagine where KDE 4.2 will bring us...

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