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Re: [kde] grouping tasks in taskbar




Amazing! You're right! taskbar is so noising!

I'm trying those tips now! Thanks! :-)

El Mar 12 May 2015 14:09:41 Duncan escribió:
> ianseeks posted on Tue, 12 May 2015 14:16:45 +0100 as excerpted:
> > On Tuesday 12 May 2015 11:57:52 Gunther Clasen wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> I am pretty new to kde 4 (not kde, which I've been using for 15+ years
> >> now),
> >> and some things puzzle me. I am used to grouping tasks in the taskbar,
> >> and kde4 didn't migrate that setting from kde3. Now with the taskbar
> >> full of applications (it needs only 5 applications open to fill the
> >> taskbar on a wide-screen monitor), there seems to be NO WAY to
> >> configure the taskbar to group the tasks. One needs to close the
> >> applications first in order to have free space on the taskbar to do a
> >> right-click to bring up the config menu.
> >> 
> >> Is that behaviour actually intended, or have I missed something?
> >> 
> >> Cheers Gunther
> > 
> > Have you tried a right click on the taskbar? I get grouping options on
> > the window that pops up.
> 
> Umm... he /said/ with the taskbar full (5 apps is all it took), there's
> no way to right-click on the taskbar, without clicking on an app entry
> instead. (Apparently app-entries don't have the appropriate options, I
> don't use a taskbar so I wouldn't know.)
> 
> So he has tried it; there's just nowhere left exposed to click.
> 
> 
> 
> As I said, no taskbar here.  Kde4 has so many other switching methods and
> effects available (alt-tab/win-tab are set to thumbnail switch and flip-
> switch here, cube (win-c, and hot-top-right-corner, with win-shift-c and
> win-ctrl-c variants for cylinder and globe instead), grid (win-g), expose
> (hot-top-edge same desktop, hot top-left-corner all desktops), and simply
> sloppy focus-follows-mouse switching with click-to-raise, plus a couple
> others I don't even have a trigger assigned for), I simply don't need a
> taskbar, and I find it more a nuisance (either taking valuable desktop
> space or popping up at inconvenient times if I have it set autohide) than
> helpful.
> 
> Meanwhile, ironic that he's upgrading to kde4, just as it is getting
> deprecated and people are switching to kde5.
> 
> Tho I guess most haven't switched yet, including me as kwin5 appears to
> be broken on my radeon turks (hd6670 IIRC) with native kernel/mesa/xorg
> graphics drivers, but more and more distros are introducing it.

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