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Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

I guess it compiles the code for each new windeco? would it be possible to leave slots open so PowerUsers could write little callback functions that get added to the windeco?

This idea has a lot of potential... - Sep 12 2005
Window Decoration Generator (decgen)

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by maitre 77 comments

I'm not at home so I can't try it right now, but if I understand, is this a shell script and a windeco template that can be executed by a user to create new windecos with little/no programming? if so, that is a damn cool idea! how much of the windeco can be customized through the script? I've played around with making my own windecos a little... this would be a very popular tool, especially with a nice GUI on the front.
can't wait to try this out, and then see more... - Sep 11 2005

KDE 3.5 Themes by maitre 121 comments

There's a lot of improvements, and I like tiblit a lot now. Only problem this time is that the configuration dialogue is too big for my screen. I have my monitor resolution set to 1024x786, but I also have to kicker panels. This means that I am always sliding both panels out of the way to make changes.
This could be fixed if the configuration dialogue were resizable (it isn't at least on my setup). - Jun 28 2005
Crystal Clear

Full Icon Themes by everaldo 199 comments

thanks for that script! the Linspire icons were my only major complaint with this set. - Jun 23 2005
black + white icons

Icon Sub-Sets by carpelinx 94 comments

I love the style! needs more icons! don't stop now! - Jun 21 2005
Celtic - preview

Cursors by croky 16 comments

I'm no cultural expert, but from what I do know, these don't really look Celtic at all... - Jun 13 2005
black + white icons

Icon Sub-Sets by carpelinx 94 comments

I get an error telling me that the theme file is not a valid theme file! I'm using kde 3.4.0

Also, this theme could use more mimetytpes icons. - Jun 13 2005

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by 680958942 3 comments

It would be better if the icons were themed. - May 23 2005

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by 680958942 4 comments

sooo... is there some kind of theme here? Celtic perhaps? ;) It's confusing because you have an Eye of Horus and an Anhk, two Egyptian symbols. - May 17 2005

Wallpaper Other by necromonga 1 comment

nice design, but the computer is pretty pixelated. but otherwise, a nice picture. - May 06 2005

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by necromonga 6 comments

I don't think that analogy works or applies here.
A closer analogy would be putting a Porche or Ferrari crest/emblem/logo onto a Ford. Which I wouldn't do. - May 06 2005

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by necromonga 6 comments

nice. Too bad I don't actually HAVE a G5, or I'd use this. Actually, if I had a G5, I'd most likely run OSX instead of KDE...
hmmm... - May 06 2005
KDE Orange

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by aryuna 3 comments

I like this theme. nice and simple and clean. also, I like the Mayan-style numbers... ;) - May 05 2005
Smooth Blend

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by p0z3r 116 comments

It looks great, but those title bars are too damn thick. I mean, they're huge! oh well, maybe it's because I'm used to using Glow because of it's thin title bars. My suggestion is to make an option for the title bar to be about half its current height.

I really like your button icons, as well. - Feb 24 2005

KDE 3.5 Themes by maitre 121 comments

...another observation.
With autocomplete drop-down textboxes (like the address text in Konqueror), the box is bordered with weird colours. Sometimes, Green, sometimes yellow. This is understandable, since green and yellow are in my colour scheme. sometimes I get turquoise. now, maybe green+yellow=turquoise, but WTF is it happening with the drop-down box border, and why is it so inconsistent? if it could just PICK a colour and stick with it, it would look a lot less strange. - Feb 16 2005

KDE 3.5 Themes by maitre 121 comments

WOW! this is awesome. It looks great, and is highly customizable and has schemes. amazing!

ok, enough gushing, here's some suggestions/observations:
1) are you using Inactive Window Title bar colour as the default for scrollbars? because some widgets (such as scroll bars) look pretty bad with most of my colour schemes (which use black in the Active and Inactive Window Titles). Of course, I can tweek the colours and fix it, so this isn't toooo serious.
2) I just noticed now, scroll bar colours are not consistent. The scroll bar on this little text box I am typing in on the web form is greenish-grey (from my colour scheme) but Konqueror's scroll bar for the entire window is the dark grey that I set in the style's config. weird...
3)scrollbar highlighting when click/drag would be nice to have.
4)Menu lists are too big/long. some of my bookmarks menus take up more than half the screen. With my other style (phase) they take up much less room. Variable font size and spacing would be cool.
5)checkboxes and radioboxes just look like white circles. hard to see on this webpage, which is white and grey.

This is a great looking style with tons of potential. maybe it's something fresh and new to include into KDE 3.4?
keep up this awesome work! :) - Feb 15 2005
IslandLinux bootsplash theme (suse)

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by gccdragoonkain 7 comments

It's a nice image for this cold dark February. Any way to get a slackware package, or a version of it for a generic bootsplash?
Maybe it will work with a generic (non-Suse) bootsplash?
I don't know. - Feb 10 2005

Icon Sub-Sets by dflax 4 comments

These are some great looking icons! The only problem is, they don't really map to any existing icons on my system, except for the one with 3 gears (maps to executable) and the one with the pen (maps to kwrite/generic word processor).
some more useful icons could be for back/forward arrows, home, reload, stop, etc... for konqueror, and maybe some icons for file systems (CD, folders, mounted drives, etc...) and mimetypes.
Great style and I hope to see a full icon set from this! - Jan 27 2005
Lost Temple

Wallpaper Other by illusionist7 1 comment

your preview is too small, and when I tried to download, I go redirected to a Russian page. I don't speak or read Russian, so I don't know what it was. - Jan 20 2005

KDE 3.x Window Decorations by dralgebra 175 comments

this is a great idea!
would it be also possible to have this affect the windows below? so that when the titlebar is transparent, you can see the icons on the desktop, or the window below. now THAT would be damn cool! - Dec 19 2004

Wallpaper Other by shadowdragon 2 comments

Wasn't this model posted a while ago at the elysiun forum (a forum for blender)? - Dec 12 2004
waaaay to much jpg artifacting. and the preview image is too small. - Dec 10 2004

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by chrisripp 1 comment

The image needs some touching up. I can see Jpg artifacts and jaggies, and blurries... needs much work before it will be ready. - Dec 04 2004
Magpi in boots

Wallpaper Other by photodharma 30 comments's a critique of the actual image AS AN IMAGE (with no preaching)!

I like backdrop and the way the scene was shot. I especially like the lighting and shadows. Pose is also nice. I think I'd like it more if her lips were closed but more smiley. - Dec 04 2004
Magpi in boots

Wallpaper Other by photodharma 30 comments

I am so sick of all the preachiness here. why is it that of all the forums I visit, this one seems to attract the most vocal and closed-minded religious folk?
listen people, there's more than one way to live (and none of them are "right" or "wrong", which are both very subjective terms) so stop trying to cram your own way down other people's throats. If you want to post wallpapers of bible quotes or naked people, then fine! do it already! just stop the proselytizing and preaching! if you DON'T like an image that someone has posted, DON'T LOOK AT IT! because other people actually might like those pics you don't like (either religious OR nudy).
now maybe everyone here can grow up a little? - Dec 04 2004
ki_gold 1.0

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by x5k7p4z3 6 comments

would this be like me making a very fancy looking "S" (or other arbitrary letter) or is there some deeper meaning you're trying to display? - Dec 02 2004
ki_gold 1.0

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by x5k7p4z3 6 comments

and chi is...? - Dec 02 2004
Devastation Linux Icons

Icon Sub-Sets by madhattr 6 comments

devastation? never heard of it, but it MUST be good if it makes you act so stupid and immature
seriously, you could have posted a URL to it, then people would probably not be getting all worked up. If it's as good as you say, why not spread the (good) word about it? - Dec 02 2004
ki_gold 1.0

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by x5k7p4z3 6 comments

what does that symbol mean? - Dec 02 2004

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by x5k7p4z3 5 comments

no screenshot or preview? - Nov 30 2004
Immaculate Anguish

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by roachofdiscord 3 comments

...but I think it would be nicer without the caption "Immaculate Anguish". :) - Nov 28 2004

Wallpaper Other by blaster999 16 comments

Very good point. Too bad most people don't seem to care about these distinctions :( - Nov 28 2004

KDE 3.5 Themes by kzaty 11 comments

to be fair, it is very good looking and appears to demonstrate very good technical abilities. - Nov 10 2004

KDE 3.5 Themes by kzaty 11 comments

another unoriginal clone... :( - Nov 10 2004
Misc scripts

Various Stuff by kg6791 2 comments

you might want to give descriptions of a few of the scripts...well I'd like it, anyway. - Nov 08 2004
Kslackcheck Slackware Tool

System Software by deprecat 22 comments

is this only for Slackware Current? or can it also work on 9.1 and 10.0 systems? - Oct 20 2004

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by cjacker 45 comments

I call bullshit on you nuka! have you even looked?

and here's some more:

as for the above theme itself... well I don't find XP really that good looking. I'm not sure why everyone is so desperate to make their linux boxes look JUST like OSX or XP boxes. - Oct 20 2004
Processor KDE

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by andrD 9 comments

Great! creative, original, and very well executed!
I like this a lot! - Oct 20 2004

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by 18volt 1 comment

nice look.
What is the significance of this barcode? and the numbers under it?
also, what is the meaning of 18Volt? is there any? - Oct 19 2004
KDExp Splash screen

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by valpenguin 5 comments

I agree with aergem. there's been a lot of OSX and Win* ripoffs. they're all kinda boring. This one does nothing for me.

GET ORIGINAL, PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Oct 19 2004

Icon Sub-Sets by dannya 149 comments

nothing wrong with dull coloured icon sets, but this has got to be the most boring and depressing one I've seen. you could put a *little* colour in... the actual drawings themselves are nice.
Hell, if school wasn't keeping me so busy, I just might do it myself. - Oct 19 2004
Kthulhu Desktop Environment

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by GreatRedShark 8 comments

Here's how these themes get installed:
you must have the following folder:

It is in this folder that you must unzip the .zip file to to that the path to the files looks like this:

You may have to create the ksplash/Themes folders. I don't think they existed by default on my setup.
Yes I know KDE3.2 allows you to test them, but it does not REALLY install the theme unless the files are setup as I've explained above.
Hope this helps! :) - Aug 14 2004
Kthulhu Desktop Environment

KDE 3.x Splash Screens by GreatRedShark 8 comments

thanks for the comment. I think he spelled his name "h. p. lovecraft" - Aug 13 2004