Hitting alt-F2 then typing email (contact name – eg Danielle) and enter and then it presents me with an email window to send an email. No need to navigate to gmail.com or go over to the screen running Kmail (actually, usually Kontact).
I started using KDE in November of last year so I figured that I’d give an update on how things are working for me four months in. First off, KDE 4.6.x has not yet hit the official Fedora repositories. Since I like to yum upgrade or preupgrade from release to release, I try to stay […]
One awesome thing that is easy to notice in free/libre software is how international it is. While proprietary software is mainly based out of the US – Windows/OSX – free/libre software comes from all over the place. Mandriva is based out of Brazil and France. SUSE was originally developed in Germany. Miguel de Icaza, one […]
Sure, it’s a tired and cliche phrase, but hurray for the wisdom of the crowd. I’ve received comments on identi.ca, twitter, and in the comments here with answers to nearly all my problems with KDE. Let’s see if I can get them all to work. First off, I was told that my problem with Konversation […]
So I’ve used KDE for about a work week. During that time I’ve pretty much gone to using the KDE versions of all my programs except Konqueror. I’m not sure if the Fedora 14 version of Konqueror is the one with Webkit, but last time I used Konqueror with KHTML it was mucking up a […]
As I’ve mentioned before, I used to be really excited about KDE. It’s been a while since I last looked at KDE. Well, technically, I couldn’t really do much there. But there’s this time I was able to look at it. Let me just say that I no longer agree that it’s uglier than Gnome. […]