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#151 OP +Jack Unterweger

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Posted 13 July 2014 - 09:21

this looks - esp. considering your profile - more like a cheap trolling attempt. you know, im always saying, first proof, show action then we judge. you might not like the kde interface, but the facts remain that it has the most features making windows and mac osx look like cheap and unfinished. i just say dolphin and the export plugins in ksnapshot every windows user would killing for.

 

so if you know what the kde UI lacks then do - at least - a mockup, or even better, --> bugs.kde.org  and fill it in as a wishlist.




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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:14

this looks - esp. considering your profile - more like a cheap trolling attempt. you know, im always saying, first proof, show action then we judge. you might not like the kde interface, but the facts remain that it has the most features making windows and mac osx look like cheap and unfinished. i just say dolphin and the export plugins in ksnapshot every windows user would killing for.

 

so if you know what the kde UI lacks then do - at least - a mockup, or even better, --> bugs.kde.org  and fill it in as a wishlist.

Ok, I made this mockup really quick just to show how I see it in my head, it's far from prefect but you can get the point I guess..

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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:23

This looks so ugly, going to stick with XFCE.



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:26

Ok, I made this mockup really quick just to show how I see it in my head, it's far from prefect but you can get the point I guess..

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That is a huge step backwards from what they already have.



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:30

That is a huge step backwards from what they already have.

I made that in five minutes, to show how I see it, and that was more of an uniformity (Icons, shadow, transparency) exemple than a new fantastic UI...



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:31

the design is not that bad, but thats just nothing kde would ever apply because if you want to have it simple, take xfce or lxde. i think i even have seen that iconset you use in your mockup somewhere already.

so if you want you can customize kde the way that it looks similar to your tastes but if kde releases it that way, no one would ever download it sorry.



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:37

the design is not that bad, but thats just nothing kde would ever apply because if you want to have it simple, take xfce or lxde. i think i even have seen that iconset you use in your mockup somewhere already.

so if you want you can customize kde the way that it looks similar to your tastes but if kde releases it that way, no one would ever download it sorry.

Yeah, I guess minimalism is not for everyone, like I said, this is how I sees it.. and that was made in 5 minutes to show my vision of uniformity in design, not to blow peoples mind, lol...

 

I took an icon set really quickly called Token by brsev because it fitted my idea of a minimalist interface...

 

Anyway, that was just to show you what I have in mind.. hehe



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:41

sure but kde never was intended to be minimalistic at all. so i dont think its right to critisize them from that point of view.

its like saying ferrari sucks because they dont produce a car only consuming 4l of fuel on 100km.

or saying i dont like dessert because there aint any snow.

 

you know you cant have it both ways,  and exactly therefore are made lots of alternatives. thanks to a big community with linux everyone can find a desktop/distribution suiting his needs and style.



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Posted 13 July 2014 - 17:45

you know you cant have it both ways,  and exactly therefore are made lots of alternatives. thanks to a big community with linux everyone can find a desktop/distribution suiting his needs and style.

 

This guys seems to have a different opinion about both ways, lol (I don't know why I thought about this song when I saw your comment... hahah) :p

 

http://www.youtube.c...FHfQ&feature=kp



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Posted 04 September 2014 - 06:02

here another screenshot, showing that kde seems to have complete theme sets by now (still every aspect can be adjusted manually as well)

 

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the window border decoration being slightly off is a known bug btw.



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Posted 04 September 2014 - 06:57

nice little progress also with Klipper - for now there are two klippers included, the old default one (don't know if it gets still maintenance) and the new one. still a bit buggy, but features nice little tricks and integrates well into the new kde.

 

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on the ss above you see the edit button, you can edit every clipboard entry manually, the button on the left is basically an execute button, for example if i chose the postimg.org entry, it opens up a small menu, where i can chose a browser for example and it opens up the entry. very nice work by the kde guys.

 

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since today, i have "colors" in the system settings. i know these guys have already a goal how it will look like in the end and i think i have posted screenshots about it a few pages back.

i really like this by now. systemsettings always needed an overhaul on kde imho and they are working hard on it.