Secure your data!

Dolphin Service Menus by maitre 14 comments

Tahoma - no anti-aliasing. Can't stand it. - Nov 23 2005
Secure your data!

Dolphin Service Menus by maitre 14 comments

Tiblit 2 - I started working on it again. - Nov 23 2005
Growler desktop

KDE Plasma Screenshots by pootie 3 comments


sorry... :) - Nov 21 2005
Growler desktop

KDE Plasma Screenshots by pootie 3 comments

That's hot. Who was the author? - Nov 21 2005
deKorator

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by motyR 383 comments

Mmm... code reuse. :) - Nov 20 2005
Baghira

KDE 3.5 Themes by thomas12777 1262 comments

Use sourceforge. - Nov 19 2005
Baghira

KDE 3.5 Themes by thomas12777 1262 comments

Use sourceforge. - Nov 19 2005
Baghira

KDE 3.5 Themes by thomas12777 1262 comments

Use sourceforge. - Nov 19 2005
Baghira

KDE 3.5 Themes by thomas12777 1262 comments

Use sourceforge. - Nov 19 2005
deKorator

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by motyR 383 comments

Yes, I've been looking for a decent dark window decoration, so by all means, the screenshot I had mentioned, send along any thing you have. - Nov 18 2005
deKorator

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by motyR 383 comments

The decoration you show here,
http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=31460
would be incredibly easy to do with decgen. - Nov 18 2005
deKorator

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by motyR 383 comments

Finally, I think it's starting to click with the fans. The software engineers should not be creating the window decorations and the styles. The graphics artists should be (well, ideally both, supporting each other).

Nice idea motyR: a proposal though - support tarballs or something similar so users can load the 'theme' from a file rather than a directory. Then maybe a deKorator section will appear under the content pane on KDE-Look and the GetHotNewStuff fans can use that functionality too.

A question too: say I have something like nof (http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=30786) - could I load the nof images into deKorator and have it respect the nuances with it's transparencies? If not, you're real close to being a frontend to decgen. ;) - Nov 17 2005
Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

By default the configure script for most autotooled software installs to /usr/local -- I'd suggest becoming familiar with your distributions installation prefixes.

If you're on SuSE, I _think_ it's something to the tune of /opt/kde3.4?
So...
./configure --prefix=/opt/kde3.4

What's happening is png2qrgb is not in your path, you could also:
export PATH=/usr/local/kde/bin:$PATH

I'd go to the root of the problem though. Change your installation prefixes. - Nov 17 2005
TechPreview2

KDE 3 Color Schemes by fabionobre 2 comments

I'm guessing powder. Just a guess. :) - Nov 17 2005
Tinydeco Window Decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 10 comments

Try "kde-config --prefix".
I believe also "gnome-config --prefix" exists.

Common KDE prefixes:
Fedora, RHEL, Red Hat: /usr
SuSE: /opt/kde
Mandriva: /usr/local/kde
Gentoo: /usr/kde/3.x
CentOS: /usr
Debian / Ubuntu: /usr

If anyone knows different, please correct me. - Nov 12 2005
Tinydeco Window Decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 10 comments

cd tinydeco-0.1
find | while read filename
do
touch $filename
done

(fixes the timestamps) - Nov 12 2005
blitz window decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 10 comments

Apply like so:
patch blitz.cpp < ../app_icon_adjust.patch

Here's the patch, also dropped it in an email:
# [app_icon_adjust.patch]
1419c1419
< p.drawPixmap( clientHandler->tile( TitleLeft, isActive() )->width()+iconAppSpacing, ((clientHandler->tile(TitleCenter, isActive() )->height() - icon->height())/2) + Settings_Param.CaptionAdjustement + 1, *icon, 0, 0, icon->width(), icon->height());
---
> p.drawPixmap( clientHandler->tile( TitleLeft, isActive() )->width()+iconAppSpacing, ((clientHandler->tile(TitleCenter, isActive() )->height() - icon->height())/2) + Settings_Param.CaptionAdjustement - 1, *icon, 0, 0, icon->width(), icon->height());
1423c1423
< p.drawPixmap( BttWidthOnLeft() + iconAppSpacing, ((clientHandler->tile(TitleCenter, isActive() )->height() - icon->height())/2 ) + Settings_Param.CaptionAdjustement/2 + 1, *icon, 0, 0, icon->width(), icon->height());
---
> p.drawPixmap( BttWidthOnLeft() + iconAppSpacing, ((clientHandler->tile(TitleCenter, isActive() )->height() - icon->height())/2 ) + Settings_Param.CaptionAdjustement/2 - 1, *icon, 0, 0, icon->width(), icon->height());

In my humble opinion, I'd suggest adjusting the text's vertical position as well. - Nov 10 2005
blitz window decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 10 comments

Nice, I really like this one.

Quick fix - looks like your Makefile.in's got trounced, to fix it,
copy admin/Makefile.in to kwin/Makefile.in
and
copy admin/Makefile.in2 to kwin/config/Makefile.in

I'll look at the vertical spacing. - Nov 10 2005
SNOWE2-Tangerine-RAD.E8

Icon Sub-Sets by maitre 9 comments

maybe there's a space or something in the filename when you entered it?

you can look for that spot in buildset, and just set KMENU_ICON to something, say:
KMENU_ICON="xeyes.png"
and proceed as normal. - Nov 03 2005
Cube

KDE Plasma Screenshots by mugoes 1 comment

Thanks for thanking us. :) - Nov 02 2005
gel window decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 14 comments

how so? by providing the graphics artists software (with support, ask poot ;) ) to get some of their creativity out?

i fail to see how that hurts us. i for one would like some more choices than plastik, baghira, knifty, and the alloys, the other decos are sorely lacking in my mind.

if you think something is a mistake maybe you should try and improve it or perhaps, i don't know, sort of off the cuff here, explain why? - Nov 02 2005
error? ORROR!

Various Stuff by elgx 19 comments

I've never had a more enjoyable Linux experience than with using Gentoo. It's definitely not for everyone though.

One thing I think the Gentoo community could provide new Gentoo users is live assistance at install time. I shared a few screen (see the info page: info:/screen) sessions during a Gentoo Linux installation much to their benefit. - Nov 01 2005
error? ORROR!

Various Stuff by elgx 19 comments

Bah! I take that back. I agree with bonafide's answer. Wow. I can't believe I wasted those brain cells... :( - Nov 01 2005
error? ORROR!

Various Stuff by elgx 19 comments

not being an ubuntu person (mmm... gentoo, sorry), i'd suggest configuring a windec tree, decgen, akdc, whatever has caused problem, run make install, run make uninstall and ensure the windec is removed.

make distclean, configure, make, make install, then run ldconfig to ensure the newly installed libraries are linking to the correct libraries.

be interested to know if someone has done a fresh installation of this 'breezy' you speak of and if the problem is upgrade-related, perhaps going from qt version a to version b, is the problem.

either way, make heavy use of ldconfig and make uninstall - hopefully i confused you breezy people worse than motyr did... ;)

try the ubuntu forums too, they'd know what changed between, um, hoary and breezy? ek, that's worse than a disney movie naming scheme... - Nov 01 2005
nof

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 8 comments

as soon as colorizing gets added to the decgen template. got a patch? ;) - Oct 31 2005
Flip-lite window decoration

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 5 comments

hey pootie - select a different shadow (right I think?), and the shadow color as the background blue color, but darken it, should liven it up a bit. - Oct 31 2005
KDE Unballer

Dolphin Service Menus by maitre 23 comments

solid work, mind if I step on your toes and clean it up a bit?

interested in merging it back into the service menu... - Oct 31 2005
Kid3

MP3 Taggers by ufleisch 217 comments

Thanks for this great piece of work.

My thousands of MP3s have been kid3'd for months now. Love your application, and love the fact that I can right-click a directory, and open it with kid3.

Thank you. - Oct 31 2005
nof

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 8 comments

Wouldn't need it to release the patch, I'll try and get to it sometime. - Oct 30 2005
nof

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 8 comments

Lipstik, heavily patched. - Oct 30 2005
nof

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 8 comments

Icons are the Somatic themes, from David Lanham.
(http://www.dlanham.com) - Oct 30 2005
Ksteel windec

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by pootie 2 comments

Looks tops with Xorg's shadows and translucencies - glad to see you made the release. - Oct 30 2005
Pureline

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by bonafide 45 comments

Yeah man!

If people didn't use it, I'd feel like my efforts were wasted. Thanks again. - Oct 24 2005
Pureline

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by bonafide 45 comments

Feel free to wack the autom4te.cache directory before rolling a tarball. Saves some space.

Thanks for your efforts! - Oct 23 2005
Alysseum - Charger

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 3 comments

Thanks for the suggestion, I'll get that remedied. - Oct 20 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

Thanks for your words motyR.

To the question of why I don't read images instead of integrating them. I've personally found it very useful to have the engine at hand to hack a bit. For instance, with the Alyssem decoration, I stripped out drawing the application icon and disabled the checkbox within it's configuration. I of course wouldn't have been able to do that without the engine available.

Of course I welcome improvements to decgen and even forks that would implement what you say, but to date, I've created 15 or so window decorations with it and the community has created a few, but only one was released (OpusOS).

I included more documentation than a number of other projects and I'm more than willing to provide assistance, but adoption has just been slow.

In all honesty, looking at the sig with the quote by Fyodor, I've always just wanted to give back to the F/OSS community through Den-4 (www.den-4.com) and my own contributions. And it's pretty absurd to look at the way themers / graphics artists / and programmers are treated within the Windows and Apple communities, and then come to the *nix community and see the way contributors are treated. It's always been a fairly negative experience.

In my three years or so with KDE and my contributions to Linux in general, I can count on two hands the number of people I've had _good_ discourse with, thomas of Baghira fame had been helpful, a number of people with tiblit when I was working that... you get the picture.

Thanks for listening. :)

Oh and google, "mosfet leave linux community" and see what turns up. :( - Oct 20 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

Couldn't disagree more my friend. Linux is about choice. The term counterculture applies absolutely no value to this window decoration.

Whether or not its a bad window decoration (it's not a theme, we have styles (qstyle.h?) not themes) has nothing to do with the comments.

How does a sine-like logo affect your use of a nice window decoration?

Actually, rather than even responding to this post, post a window decoration of your own, however crappy, however logo'd, I don't care. My point in releasing this was that _I_ liked it, _I_ got permission to port it, and _I_ wanted to share it.

I'm beginning to understand with each passing month why Mosfet left our community. - Oct 19 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

Thanks for reminding me all Linux users aren't knee-jerk reactionaries. - Oct 19 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

READ THE DESCRIPTION.

It's a port. If you can't look passed the freaking squigly sine-like upper left corner, don't use it. You're not hurting my feelings by not using it _believe_ me. - Oct 19 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

Oh boy...

...that would make it approximately 2 MB and over the 750 upload limit. - Oct 19 2005
Alysseum - Pirk

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 3 comments

Not if you squint. ;) - Oct 19 2005
Alysseum - Citron

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 15 comments

Can't.

Can't upload more than one file per submission. - Oct 18 2005
fast_kde_start

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by maarizwan 11 comments

I already go from login to desktop in less than five seconds with 3.4.3, Xorg 6.8.99-r4, and xcompmgr loaded with drop shadows.

Just enough time to peak at the ksplash and what not. How fast is your machine? - Oct 18 2005
OpusOS

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by schopfer 8 comments

Yeah, I can see that from your post and/or email to me or the author. Thanks chief. - Oct 16 2005
Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

Your installation is missing KDE's development packages:

>test.h:49:25: error: kdecoration.h: No such file or directory
> test.h:50:32: error: kdecorationfactory.h: No such file or directory

Should be included in the kdelibs-devel package I think. Check YaST for KDE development stuff. - Oct 11 2005
OpusOS

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by schopfer 8 comments

How about posting the error so someone else with SuSE 10 won't have the problem? - Oct 10 2005
Current Desktop

KDE Plasma Screenshots by maitre 2 comments

I hacked lipstik.

case CE_MenuBarEmptyArea:
renderGradient(p, QRect(r.x() - 2, r.y(), r.width() + 4, r.height()), QColor(59, 122, 193).dark(125), QColor(59, 122, 193).light(125), true); - Oct 10 2005
OpusOS

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by schopfer 8 comments

Big fan of the OpusOS look.

Even happier someone used the generator, any comments or suggestions? - Oct 09 2005
Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

Very cool! Apparently you're a David Lanham fan too? (http://www.dlanham.com) - Oct 07 2005
Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

Send me what you've got. - Oct 04 2005