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Re: [kde-linux] Downgrade KDE SC Version 4.12.2




On 23/02/14 20:36, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 23/02/14 16:56, Kanjana wrote:
>> I am on Linux Mint 13 KDE 64-bit.
>>
>> The update manager is set to levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.
>>
>> Task-bar with application icons is/are completely missing after update.
>> My customized wallpaper has changed to the Linux Mint Maya default
>> wallpaper which appears to be somewhat oversized. Can only use Alt+F2 to
>> access applications etc..
>>
>> How can I safely remove 4.12.2 and reinstall an 'older' version?
>>
>> Please help me!
>>
> <snipped>
> 
> 
> As Ralf said - this is the wrong list, though people here will 'try' and
> help. Mint is "based" on Debian as potato chips are based on potatoes.
> Much is different, and a lot of the original goodness is missing. ;)
> 
> 1. Left-click on the Desktop to make it active
> 2. Press "Alt+d" then press "Alt+s" to start "Desktop Settings - Plasma
> Desktop Shell". If that doesn't work try right-clicking on the Desktop
> and choose "Desktop Settings" from the menu.
> 3. In the left-pane click on "View"
> 4. In the right-pane from the "Properties" drop-down list select on of
> the "Scaled" options (Scaled, Scaled & Cropped, or Scaled, keep
> proportions).
> 5. Click on the "Apply" button (bottom-right)
> 6. Click on the "OK"  button (also bottom-right)
> 
> You can also change the image used as the desktop "wallpaper" in the
> same settings dialog window.
> 
> Kind regards
> 


Sorry, nearly forgot your taskbar icons - assuming Mint uses the KDE
Settings Manager....
1. From the KDE menu -> Settings -> System Settings
2. Under "Common Appearance and Behaviour" (top row) double-click on the
"Application Appearance" entry
3. In the left-hand pane click on "Icons"
4. In the right-hand pane click on an icon "Theme"
5. Click on the "Apply" button (bottom-right)
6. Click on the "OK" button

If none of the listed Icon themes appeals to you - or there isn't any,
at Step 4. click on the "Get New Themes..." button (center-bottom) and
follow the prompts.

Kind regards
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