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Re: [opensuse] question regarding virtual desktops (KDE)
  • From: Oliver Kullmann <O.Kullmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:10:45 +0100
  • Message-id: <20100921231045.GA29851@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 12:22:44PM -0400, Anton Aylward wrote:
Oliver Kullmann said the following on 09/21/2010 12:08 PM:

It seems that upgrading to 4.5 you can't do within the Suse-Yast framework?

It depends on how you interpret that.
Yast uses the Zypper library and the 'how to' of various 4.x upgrades
using zypper's command line have been discussed here.

However if you want to use the GUI based package and software manager
out of Yast, you can; just take the same parameters and "fill in the form".

I've done it both ways at various times.

Thanks, I'll try it (after the conference ;-)).

The Geek-theme helped in general, but the display of the current virtual
desktop is very hard
to see: If I tilt the laptop, to have an optimal angle, and then stare at
all the virtual-desktop-buttons,
then I can see it, but under normal condition at least to me it's not

How high is you panel? I found that setting it a little larger makes it
easier to see the various icons and text.

Of course there are many other ways to make it hard to see, like making
it transparent or not using a high contrast theme or setting. There are
many, many themes. Many of the ones that have been 'recommended' here
at various times I find difficult to use for similar reasons.
YMMV. Find one that meets your needs. Really. "The Truth is out there".

For the moment it's now alright, and perhaps things change with 4.5, so I wait
until I have installed it.

Failing to configure for visibility does not make the software in any
way deficient.




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