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Month: April 2009

Re: [kubuntu-kde3.5-users] KDE 3 users: what is missing in KDE 4?

From: kb9vqf@...
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 16:42:50 -0500 (CDT)
>>> * System Monitor Configuration Applet:
>>> Other than choosing the network interfaces and a keyboard shortcut
>>> (what
>>> for?) there is nothing to configure. Only plotting method is graph bar
>>> and
>>> the only color available is grey. I used to have monitors for CPU
>>> temperature, User and system load, incoming outgoing traffic and CPU
>>> frequency. These monitors had distinctive colors, some of them combined
>>> (net
>>> traffic) and I could immediately see what was going on. Not so anymore.
>>> Three applets beside eachother look like one piece of of gray modern
>>> art.
>>> Oh, and resizing them is not an option.
>> I will file an issue on that, please create a screenshot of the KDE 3
>> System Monitor to attach to the issue. If you could label the
>> screenshot with the important bits it might help the designer
>> (Probably Aaron, who eventually gets around to everything
>> plasma-related) get it right the first time.
> I read this one and agree that the system monitoring is a very nice
> feature in KDE 3.5 I like the super-configurability of it. I don't know
> if it's appropriate to attach an image to this mailing list or not, so
> please forgive me if it's wrong (see attached image--only 5K!). I have
> that strips of meters along the bottom of my screen and as you can see,
> I monitor many items and I set the scales for most of them to meet my
> desires. I also liked that I could put whatever titles and colors I
> wanted on them.
> Thanks,
> Paul

Hi Paul,

Anyone can attach anything they want!  In general, try to keep each
attachment under 1 or 2 megabytes, and obviously no illegal stuff please.