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Re: [kde] Plasma 5 as a daily driver?




On Tuesday 10 November 2015 04:07:37 ianseeks wrote:

> On Monday 09 Nov 2015 20:18:44 c. marlow wrote:
> > On 11/09/2015 01:40 PM, Ian Pilcher wrote:
> > > All in all, I find myself wondering if other people are really
> > > using Plasma 5 as a "daily driver" (or is my usage really so
> > > different that others aren't hitting these bugs).
> >
> > Honestly I would say NO!
> >
> > They ( the development staff) took out one feature that is keeping
> > me on KDE 4.
> >
> > And that feature was called the multiple wallpapers on different
> > Virtural Desktops.
> > Now I didnt use multiple wallpapers, but I would put an Icon on one
> > desktop because thats the desktop I want that program to run on, and
> > then put another icon on another virtural desktop because thats
> > where I want that app to run. They the creators claim its because of
> > " Security Flaws and risks" my butt!
> >
> > And when adding icons to the desktop they have this HORRIBLE clear
> > box around them in KDE 5, when you switch from Container view, to
> > desktop view and put my icons that I use the most on my desktop.
>
> So its a feature you are missing rather than bugs stopping you from
> upgrading

Me too. Removing multiple, fixed per workspace wallpaper capability was 
the straw.  That, and the instabilities drove me to TDE.  What it does 
do, it Just Does, dead stable.

> > Christopher M
> > Running Kubuntu 14.04 and KDE 4.
> >
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