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William Hilton San Diego, United States of America
KDE Plasma Screenshots
Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements
yaWP (Yet Another Weather Plasmoid)

Plasma 4 Extensions 1198 comments

Score 85.8%
Mar 23 2013
Weather, welcome back to my desktop. I missed you.

(Using Kubuntu, KDE 4.2.1) - Mar 26 2009
Oxygen skin for Opera

Opera 21 comments

Score 58.0%
Feb 20 2009
Thank you so much! Now I can use Opera again without it's appearance throwing off my groove! - Mar 17 2009
Command Watch

Plasma 4 Extensions 18 comments

Score 63.3%
Jan 19 2009
Due to tighter integration of Plasma with KDE, some changes to the CMakeLists.txt file are needed to compile successfully.
1) Delete the line: find_package(Plasma REQUIRED)
2) Replace ${PLASMA_LIBS} with ${KDE4_PLASMA_LIBS} - Jan 17 2009
Note: To build successfully on Kubuntu 8.10, the additional packages need to be installed first.
build-essential, cmake, kdelibs5-dev, libplasma-dev

Tip: I suggest installing the "apt-file" program. When cmake complains that it can't find the file such-and-such, use "apt-file search such-and-such" to find the package with the needed file. - Dec 19 2008
darn refresh. sry for the double post! - Aug 10 2008
Thank you very much for such a versatile widget! It took some twiddling, but I've figured out how to make a "top" plasmoid from this.

Refresh every: 5 seconds
Font: Monospace 9
Command: Quote:
top -b | head -17 | tail -11 | awk '$9!=0 {printf("%5s %4s %s\n",$1,$9,$12)}'

top -b | head -17 | tail -11 gets the top 10 processes using the most CPU. The awk command filters out processes with 0% CPU, and cuts down the displayed information to just the process name, PID, and %CPU. - Aug 10 2008
Thank you very much for such a versatile widget! It took some twiddling, but I've figured out how to make a "top" plasmoid from this.

Refresh every: 5 seconds
Font: Monospace 9
Command: Quote:
top -b | head -17 | tail -11 | awk '$9!=0 {printf("%5s %4s %s\n",$1,$9,$12)}'

top -b | head -17 | tail -11 gets the top 10 processes using the most CPU. The awk command filters out processes with 0% CPU, and cuts down the displayed information to just the process name, PID, and %CPU. - Aug 10 2008

Plasma Themes 62 comments

Score 67.8%
Feb 15 2009
Thanks for this theme! I love it! I like Aya because it's simple but not plain, and doesn't have weird glossy borders like the default Oxygen plasma style, and basically ALL other plasma styles I've seen. Plus, I like the stylish stripe/handle on the left. Also, I really appreciate you leaving the default look for the Notes plasmoid! I like my Post-It Notes to stand out in bright yellow, and all the themes that change the notes pale or white put me off. (What's the point of a note if it doesn't stand out?)

Thank you so much for making this theme! You are a talented artist.

Just for reference, I'm using Aya with the Oxygen window and widget style, with the Obsidian Coast color scheme. - Jul 31 2008

Network 84 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 18 2009
I'm still having to load KDE3's konqueror so I can transfer pictures from my phone. Any word on when the obex:// and bluetooth:// KIOs will be available for KDE4? - Jul 07 2008
Mac-ish wallpaper

Wallpaper Other 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 17 2008
Shouldn't it be Kubuntu if the wallpaper is for KDE? :-)

Also, could you make a generic KDE4 version? That would be sweet. - Jan 17 2008
Kima - kicker monitoring applet

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 360 comments

by kenws
Score 50.0%
Aug 20 2007
Hi! This is a really great applet. Any plans to make a version for KDE 4.0? - Jan 04 2008
Drats! nvr mind. I see it already has the ability to change the name, lol. - Apr 21 2007
<b>You misspelled "right Fan". My version is displaying "rigth Fan".</b>

I like this applet, but I wish I had more control over its display. (And not just to correct spelling :-) For instance, it would be cool if I could change "THM: 44 C" to "Temp: 44C" etc. Also, it would be neat if the font for the value was controlled separately from the font for the whole line. (E.g., have "CPU:" non-bold but the temperature that follows in bold.) One of the reasons I like KDE apps is that they usually allow an enormous ammount of custimization.

But it's good enough for me for now. :-) - Apr 21 2007
Emoticons System Settings module

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 10 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 24 2007
What programs, besides Kopete, would use global emoticon settings? Kmail? - Dec 25 2007
Grass -- liquid weather background

Karamba & Superkaramba 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 12 2007
I wanted a green theme, and this is very professional! Thank you!

I'm using it with the "Shiny" icon set from the Liquid Weather website. - Apr 19 2007
OS X-Like Kubuntu

KDE Plasma Screenshots 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 01 2007
I thought this would be an OSX-like screensaver. Like the above poster said, put screenshots on

P.S. Admittedly, they are very good screenshots! - Feb 01 2007
Better workspace ordering on taskbar (Mockup)

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 28 2007
This might just be me, but the entire reason I put windows on different desktops is so I don't have them cluttering the taskbar. So please don't get rid of the Desktop Pager! This could be an optional feature though.

I also agree that KDE4 deserves a totally new Kicker. I personally would like to see a system that makes the System Tray and the Taskbar simply applets like everything else. People could write their own implementations, much like we have KBFX to replace the default K-menu.

For instance, I want an implementation that merges the Taskbar into the System Tray, because Taskbar entries take up so much space, and have much less functionality than System Tray icons. - Jan 28 2007

System Software 65 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 30 2005
I'd really like it if Kdar could make it's own cron files, so that I could set it to do an incrimental backup everyday, a full backup every month, automatically delete backups that are more thon X days old, etc.

I really like the dar utility: it has built in compression that lets you list it's contents without extracting the file, you can extract files from the archive without extracting the entire archive, it supports incremental backups, and it breaks backups into disk sized chunks, which makes writing them to CD's or DVD's much easier. Unfortunately evey simple backup utility that automates backups either doesn't use compression or uses tar.gz files, which simply isn't as nice.

Any chance you could add automation of backups (and removal of old backups)? - Jan 27 2007
Konqueror Userscript

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 21 comments

Score 58.0%
Jan 13 2007
What's the computer-info applet/widget running in the background of the first pic? And what window deco is that? I really like it.

(Greasemonkey scripts for Konqueror is a sweet idea.) - Jan 12 2007

System Software 13 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 01 2006
Perhaps additional KIO slaves can be integrated into Hot New Stuff, so they are only a few clicks away? - Jan 04 2007
green and clean

Kopete Styles 11 comments

by bink
Score 50.0%
Jan 22 2006
To install themes, go to
Settings > Configure > Appearance > Chat Window, and click "Install..."

Unfortunately, I'm not sure Kopete uses the same format for theme files anymore. I couldn't get it to install. - Dec 25 2006

Kopete Styles 35 comments

by cies
Score 50.0%
Nov 22 2005
I'd really like to use this theme too.It doesn't seem to work with Kopete 0.12.3 using KDE 3.5.5 - Dec 25 2006
My OSX(KDE 3.54)

KDE Plasma Screenshots 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Nov 30 2006
root@bullshit?! - Nov 30 2006
Linux - The New Renaissance

Wallpaper Other 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 20 2006
To add a preview image, login and click on "my" in the top right of the page. Click on "my content" and then "edit". Scroll down and near the bottom of the page you'll find "screenshot 1 (optional)". This is where you upload the preview - just reuse the wallpaper image.

But more importantly, shouldn't it be Renaissance, not Renascence? Both spellings are acceptable, but I see the first one more often. Or is it one of those American English vs. British English spellings? - Nov 18 2006
Removable Media Action Manager (mockup)

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 13 2006
I've decided to postpone this project for now for two reasons. First, I've become really busy. Second, with KDE4 just around the bend, the whole removable media situation could improve with the introduction of dbus and Solid. Once KDE4 comes out, I'll re-evaluate the project. - Nov 13 2006
Thanks. I'd based my assumption for posting mockups on the recent "Rotate X window" and "service menu management to kcontrol". I've changed the title now to reflect the mock up status. - Sep 23 2006
As I said, it's only screenshots at this point - the download link just points to the screenshot again. Sorry!

It looks like people are liking the idea so far, so unless the Storage Manager is radically different in KDE 4, I'll try to make this. - Sep 22 2006

Karamba & Superkaramba 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Feb 27 2005
I downloaded skxmltv-0.0.1.tar.bz2 and extracted it, but when I run skmltv.theme, it is blank and only shows a cool looking box. Shouldn't it be showing the sample data in tv.xml? - Nov 06 2006
Halloween 1

Wallpaper Other 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 23 2006
I can't get the download link to work. :( - Oct 22 2006

Wallpaper Other 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 14 2006
I like the rainbow background, and the reflection! It looks really good. (What app did you use to do that?)

I still think Konqui ought to look more like Godzilla, but maybe I'm being too tough on him. After all, his main mascot competition is a window, a penguin, and an apple. How tough do you need to be? :-) (Gnome doesn't really have a mascot does it? Does a footprint count as a mascot?)

But the penguin is cool. I think I'll go play SuperTux...

Maybe we could make a dragon-penguin? That would be... weird. - Oct 14 2006

Bootsplash Various 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 07 2006
Ah. Took me a second, because the correct address is www.geocities/she_died/Raiders.tar.gz. You forgot the underscore. ;) - Oct 07 2006
Konqueror says:

An error occurred while loading
Malformed URL http://. - Oct 07 2006

Wallpaper Other 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Oct 07 2006
I would love it if we upgraded Konqui to look more like this. Not this exactly, but you know, more modern. Konqui looks like something from Dragon Tales (tm) in his current state.

We need a lean, mean, green dragon machine! Maybe someone will do this for KDE4? - Oct 07 2006
Score 50.0%
Oct 04 2006
would be an SVG-based Linux Timeline wiki! - Oct 04 2006
SSS (Screen Saver Stopper)

Utilities 9 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 04 2006
I haven't actually tried watching movies on Linux yet, but if what you said is true, I'd suggest filing a bug report. (I've never filed a bug report myself, but I've only used Linux for two months.) - Oct 04 2006
Powered by Kubuntu

Cliparts 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 17 2006

Says so in the description. :) - Sep 27 2006
Artwork for kubuntu Edgy proposal

Various Artwork 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 23 2006
Agreed that blue > violet.

Unless, of course, it's a royal operating system... - Sep 22 2006