alan.mckinnon at gmail
Nov 30, 2010, 7:35 AM
Apparently, though unproven, at 03:02 on Tuesday 30 November 2010, Dale did
Re: Re: Relocating notification popup KDE-4.5
[In reply to]
> walt wrote:
> > On 11/29/2010 12:09 PM, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> >> Such a simple thing and I cannot find how to do it.
> > I tried kde 4.x during its early Dark Days and finally gave up in
> > complete bafflement.
> > Well, so many people in this group are enthusiastic supporters of
> > kde I decided I'd give it another go over our long holiday weekend.
> > I dreaded the thought of compiling the entire kde desktop on gentoo
> > (again!) so instead I came up with the brilliant idea of installing
> > kubuntu on a VirtualBox linux guest machine on my gentoo host.
> > The installation of kubuntu was brain-dead-easy (that's the whole
> > point of *ubuntu, after all) but when I logged in and started to
> > use the kubuntu kde desktop to do actual work (shudder) I quickly
> > found myself in a hopeless muddle (yet again!).
> > My theory is that anyone over forty just doesn't understand what
> > young-punk developers are about, these days.
> > When I was a young punk myself, long ago, the mantra was "Don't
> > trust anyone over forty!" (But I don't suppose you're old enough
> > to remember those days.)
> > I think today's young-punk developers must certainly feel the same
> > way about old-fart (over-forty) lusers like me. (You?)
> I'm over 40. I been using KDE4 for a while now. It doesn't get on my
> nerves, to much. lol
Same here :-)
I "get" KDE (mostly) but some stuff is just bizarre:
Activities. wtf are those?
By and large I get by on everything else.
And e17 is starting to look more and more attractive as days go by...
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