My Linux Desktop
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My Linux Desktop

Updated Apr 09, 2005 by paxx


boopish
Comment #1 Saturday, April 9, 2005 3:42 PM
Nice desk! I admit that I have persued the KDE site more than once!!
Boss019
Comment #2 Saturday, April 9, 2005 5:59 PM
Actually that looks awesome, altho I don't know if your description was in English or not I don't know a thing about Linux or Karambas or Slickbars, but damn, it sure looks good. And probably takes a fair bit of talent to get it to look that way...
butch123
Comment #3 Saturday, April 9, 2005 6:50 PM
Excellent setup paxx
paxx
Comment #4 Saturday, April 9, 2005 7:36 PM
Karamba (and SuperKaramba) is a desktop widget application, kinda like Konfabulator (or DesktopX, but a lot less easy to make widgets for than DX). The other names I wrote are the names of the widgets. The Slickbar widget by optiSmoke for the bar at the top http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=5658 , it has a "Start" button (the big K), a media player control panel, a quick links panel, a system tray panel and a pager panel (virtual windows manager). The clock is a modified version of the Clear LCD Clock widget http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=20619 by ljogerst , the weather is the Liquid Weather widget http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=6384 by Matti, and the calendar is the Liquid Kalendar widget http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=10499 by baraquda. These are all part of SuperKaramba. In addition, I have another application called KoolDock at the bottom, but I only use it as a taskbar as I already have my quick links above and I
paxx
Comment #5 Saturday, April 9, 2005 7:39 PM
hum... there is limit for the lengh of a post? Nevre knew that... anyway, here's what got cut:

(...) but I only use it as a taskbar as I already have my quick links above and I don't need another program launcher.
I forgot to mention the name of the window skin I use. It's called Cristal by dralgebra http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=13969 and the icon set is called Sparkling http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=9245 by flow.
Boss019
Comment #6 Saturday, April 9, 2005 7:41 PM
Thanx for the tutorial and the links, I'm always lookin for different stuff to check out, haven't done this kind of stuff before about 6 months ago or so, but it's a lot of fun and challenging to do.

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