Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Nov 2008 21:45 UTC, submitted by lemur2
KDE The KDE team has released the first beta of KDE 4.2, slated for release coming January. Quite a lot of new features have been added, as well as lots of bug fixes and performance improvements. This release also makes a lot of strides to feature parity with KDE 3.x, by adding those small little features that KDE 3.x users are barely aware of, but which were missed in KDE 4.0/4.1, such as taskbar grouping, multiple rows in the taskbar, panel auto-hiding, a traditional icon desktop through 'full-screen' foderview, and so on.
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RE[2]: Comment by Abaddon
by bralkein on Fri 28th Nov 2008 01:26 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Abaddon"
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Just to clarify the above post - you need compositing enabled and working, then you open konsole and do Settings menu -> edit current profile -> appearance tab -> edit... -> change background transparency slider and apply. This also works for the Yakuake drop-down console. Nice :-)

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RE[3]: Comment by Abaddon
by Abaddon on Fri 28th Nov 2008 13:02 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Abaddon"
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This is true transparency which I do not like. Browser (Opera, Konqueror) as konsole's background looks really bad.

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