Gloria KDE CE. When?

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Boo on Sat May 30, 2009 8:09 pm

so i have had to add network-manager-gnome since the kde front end is no good for wifi.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby viniciuscortez on Sun May 31, 2009 12:48 pm

Wouldn't it be better to keep the qt version of the network manager? :? The kubuntu 8.1 manager?
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Go2doug on Sun May 31, 2009 1:46 pm

Boo wrote:I just uploaded an iso for testing by exploder and other devs.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby wraybjoern on Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:48 am

Really excited about this. Any update on the release date?!?
Seriously considering downloading Mint 6 KDE while I wait.
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby doman18 on Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:04 am

The more interesting question is what system requirements would be needed for comfortable work. I've got Athlon XP 1700 768RAM ATI 9500 Pro and Mint 5 works smoothly. However still is less responsive and stable than my "pimped" WinXP and i wondering that KDE 4 in Mint 7 willl make the situation worse. Do i have to worry?
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby richyrich on Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:18 am

doman18,
doman18 wrote:The more interesting question is what system requirements would be needed for comfortable work. I've got Athlon XP 1700 768RAM ATI 9500 Pro and Mint 5 works smoothly. However still is less responsive and stable than my "pimped" WinXP and i wondering that KDE 4 in Mint 7 willl make the situation worse. Do i have to worry?


You may be very disappointed! :cry: ATI has dropped support for ALL older Vid cards.
Worth a read:
viewtopic.php?f=46&t=26762&p=156580

Suggestion: Try the Live CD first!!!

my sympathies, Richard
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Boo on Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:29 pm

I have just uploade dev 044 for testing.
though we keep coming up with new ideas.

hopefully all tests will be ok and it will be the RC.
It has a Mint Dew KDE theme all through, apart from usplash which no one wants to fix upstream.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby doman18 on Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:25 am

ATI has dropped support for ALL older Vid cards.

This is soooo ... outrageous! I didnt favor any of graphic cards even i have known that ATI's Crossfire is better than SLI. But now I consider only NVIDIA as main graphic for desktop.

BTW, is it true that Dolphin is main manager in KDE 4? If its true i would be veeeeery happy :)
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby tdapple on Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:12 pm

any more updates?
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Gumbotron on Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:58 am

is there plans to release a 64bit version? anyways thanks and keep up the good work.
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby lakehousetech on Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:07 am

Boo wrote:I have just uploade dev 044 for testing.
though we keep coming up with new ideas.

hopefully all tests will be ok and it will be the RC.
It has a Mint Dew KDE theme all through, apart from usplash which no one wants to fix upstream.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Twinnie on Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:47 pm

Any chance we can keep the green theme in as an optional extra? I hate blue, like, really hate it. It's depressing. Looking around my room all I can see that's blue is a bottle of roll-on deodorant and noticing that I'm about to put it in a drawer. Blue sucks.
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby WildSioux on Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:59 am

hey boo, just wondering if you saw my ksplash and kdm theme?
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=26046&st=0&sk=t&sd=a

Also the ksysinfo is working now.

Just a few things that could be added.

Let me know if I can help. Thanks!
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Boo on Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:02 am

due to some bugs I have updated KDE to 4.2.4 and amarok to v2.1.
and trying to upload it for testing.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Sorensei on Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:56 am

Twinnie wrote:Any chance we can keep the green theme in as an optional extra?

I second that - I won't go as far as saying I hate blue, but I definitely prefer green... :wink:
I don't have a solution, but I do admire the problem.
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby mararual on Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:52 pm

Greaaat! I'm using Kubuntu Jaunty and its very fast and looks awesme, so I can only expect more from Mint's version. Amarok 2.1 looks awesome as well, with new features and polished looks.

Cheers.

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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby exploder on Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:18 am

Boo has uploaded the iso for testing and I am in the process of testing it. :D
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby wraybjoern on Tue Jun 16, 2009 9:17 am

mmmm yes mrgreen likes green too :mrgreen:
now if only I had Gloria KDE by the weekend ... hint hint nudge nudge wink wink.
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby exploder on Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:05 pm

The KDE CE uses blue, it looks awesome by the way! You can customize the artwork to your taste if you prefer the green. I have completed testing the development iso, there were two small bugs but I approved the iso because I think the bugs are upstream issues. Clem will have to test out the iso and make the decision weather or not to release this to the public. Boo has made huge improvements to the Kubuntu base! KDE 4.2.4 is quick and resolves many issues found in the original Kubuntu base. Boo's decision to go with the Gnome Network Manager puts the release on par with some of the best KDE 4 releases out there. We will have to wait and see what Clem decides. Hang in there! :mrgreen:
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Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

Postby Rob Brill on Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:28 am

Boo wrote:due to some bugs I have updated KDE to 4.2.4 and amarok to v2.1.
and trying to upload it for testing.

Boo.


Hi Boo,

Great News!

KDE 4.2.4 + amarok v 2;1 - Great!

I will love the BLUE color for Mint KDE CE 7 Gloria.

A sky of blue is so nice like a sea of green.

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