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for who said something about the network manager, I tried and it solved some of the issues it had with hibernation on my netbook...
well.. it's much, much better than gnome's and windows for me in terms of connection stability and isgnal strenght on wireless networks
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because Linus Torvalds himself prefers KDE. The technologies within KDE are advancing GNU/Linux by leaps and bounds compared to other projects.
I said this very same thing on another thread, but with my own words... were you there also? I think we were both helping some guy...

anyways...

gnome threats the user as a retarded, unable to do whatever he can want, easily.

KDE give you freedom
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I actually prefer Gnome. KDE just didn't click for me. Guess I could always give it another try. Does it have anything similiar to Gnome-Do? <--Amazing software
    
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I actually prefer Gnome. KDE just didn't click for me. Guess I could always give it another try. Does it have anything similiar to Gnome-Do? <--Amazing software
There may be an option, but gnome do can be installed on KDE without any problems. I think it's even officially supported by KDE, actually
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I want more support for the netbook plasma and fixing the damn panel so you can resize things to fit fonts properly(stupid digital clock). Outside of that, love KDE. If it wasn't for it I probably would never continued with linux.
     
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Is there an icon only taskbar add on for kde like dock bar x for gnome-panel?
    
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I want more support for the netbook plasma and fixing the damn panel so you can resize things to fit fonts properly(stupid digital clock). Outside of that, love KDE. If it wasn't for it I probably would never continued with linux.
Better than any netbook environment is the normal one with compositing.
I simply use 4 desktops and use the corner borders to pan to all all of them (desktop grid) and select the window I want... My taskbar is hidden, which means I've got the whole screen space available

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Is there an icon only taskbar add on for kde like dock bar x for gnome-panel?
Not that I'm aware of... I have searched for one but didn't find
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Not that I'm aware of... I have searched for one but didn't find
So how are you guys getting by in life without an icon only taskbar and launcher?
    
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I actually prefer Gnome. KDE just didn't click for me. Guess I could always give it another try. Does it have anything similiar to Gnome-Do? <--Amazing software
alt+f2 brings up a launcher. This launcher contains all of the programs in the system, as well as metadata compiled by Nepomuk and Akonadi, file names (mp3s, movies, etc.). Basically if it exists on your computer or has been tagged, hitting alt+f2 and typing the first few letters will show it.

For instance, I have overclock.net bookmarked in Chromium in the bookmarks bar. I have it labeled [OCN]. I can hit alt+f2, type OCN, then down arrow and enter. It launchers the default browser (Chromium) and goes to OCN.


You can map ANY program to key combinations via input actions. You can reassign system functions (volume up, down, amarok pause/play, etc.) to whatever you like.

I personally despise docks, but if you want you can install any dock out there....

Alt+F1 brings up the kicker menu, where you can type the first few letters of the program you want to launch.

I have my key mappings set to ctrl+meta+(first letter of the program) to launch any program on my system. I have no need for extra clutter on my desktop beyond my plasmoids than my STDIN plasmoids (reports sensor data, df -h, tail -15 /var/log/everything.log), amarok cover (shows current album cover playing), ktorrent plasmoid, and evenlist. Eventlist shows any events from the Akonadi server, which can consist of any MySQL database source used for you contacts, calenders, etc. I have my google calender synced with my android phone, and all of these events are synced with Akonadi, which are shown on the eventlist plasmoid.

http://kde-look.org/content/show.php...content=107779

Like I said, most people only touch the surface of what KDE has to offer. It's much older and mature than Gnome, and its technologies are constantly innovating upon what Linux has to offer above and beyond other operating systems.
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So how are you guys getting by in life without an icon only taskbar and launcher?

Quite easily, it's not much of a loss actually. Well, not any real loss for me.
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