Re: What needs to improve in KDE 4?
On 10 May 2010 19:33, Nate Bargmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think you may have already responded to these in another thread but
> after upgrading to 4.4 a few days ago and with a "clean" slate (by
> moving .kde and some other 'dot' directories out of the way) I'm down to
> one daily annoyance as you've already addressed in the BTS--Konsole
Yes, and I see that you've commented on the bug:
Others affected by the issue are encouraged to comment as well!
> The other involves the very clumsy way by which separate wall paper may
> be placed on each desktop which currently involves activating "Separate
> Desktop activities", then zooming out via the cashew, selecting the wall
> paper for each desktop, and then zooming back in which is a craps shoot
> as to which desktop will be where. There was a reply to that message
> about an intent to redo that particular functionality for perhaps 4.6 or
> so. It's not a show stopper but it's far from intuitive. On the flip
> side, I do like each desktop having its own activity as I can have
> different folder views or other widgets on a given desktop based on how
> I use it.
Actually, separate activities and separate desktops are not the same
thing! I don't use this feature and I don't want to mislead you, but
you might want to check the email@example.com archives as it's been
discussed there. As you mention, all that will change for 4.5
> for *my use* I have found KDE 4.4 quite pleasant over the past few days,
> perhaps aided by moving the old config directories out of the way.
> Device Notifier is now useful for me due to the tip provided by another
> list member in that thread.
Yes, 4.2 and now 4.4 seem to behave badly without a clean ~/.kde. I
find that very disturbing and unstable.