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komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Well, "using a scaled version of straigt from the composite" doesn't make sense. Composite only gives access to the backing pixmaps of windows "as they are". So the problem is that we still need to scale the pixmap, which can not be done as fast as we would need it for videos, etc. What we would need here is hardware accelerated XRender (which is the X thing for doing 2D transformations with pixmaps). This is definately about to come some time soon. I'm very unhappy with how Komposé performs currently, but I also have high hopes for the next XOrg release and if it all works out we may soon have the same cool stuff available on X as MacOS has on Quartz. A man can dream, can't he? - Sep 23 2005
kFlickr

Graphic Apps by TundraMan 56 comments

I like it. However I may still prefer using digikam with it's flickr export plugin for uploading. Maybe you could join forces with digikam? The overview of all flickr images is really a nice thing, that I miss alot in digikam. - Sep 21 2005
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

never knew of that feature before. I'll look into it! (and fix the bug while I'm at it :)) - Sep 06 2005
dbKalendar

Karamba & Superkaramba by PARENA 156 comments

continue the great work on this. With korganizer integrated, this thing would be dynamite :) - Aug 24 2005
Focus through transparent windows

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by AlienNation 30 comments

well, you could start looking at kdebase/kwin/kompmgr, but it's not really the most beautiful code and it's one bin plain C file. The thing you want to implement is interesting, however it may be a bit tricky. With kompmgr you can only control the displaying of windows on the screen. What you want is also to redirect X Events so that they are received by different windows than the "on top" window. I doubt that it van be done without extensive X knowledge, but somebody please correct me ;) - Jul 28 2005
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

The bg is from deviantart.com It's categorized under hdtv and there are some more mario bros/mega man bgs. - Jul 24 2005
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Yeah, that's definately a problem (strange that nobody ever discovered this before). I'll put it on my list for the next version. And about Komposé in 3.5. This will not happen. I still don't think that it belongs in KDE in it's current state. However I'm working on a much better implementation for KDE4. - Jul 23 2005
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

what you want is plasma: http://plasma.bddf.ca - Jul 21 2005
karmack for Gentoo Linux

System Software by Lenz 2 comments

is what it's called on WindowMaker and gkrellm. Cool to see this one as a kicker applet. - Jul 21 2005
amaroK Super-sonic Wolf

Icon Sub-Sets by leinir 5 comments

would love to see that as the new default icon - May 31 2005
Pure

Kopete Styles by neptune3k 40 comments

Using 3.4, too.
But v0.4.1 works great now :) - Apr 30 2005
Pure

Kopete Styles by neptune3k 40 comments

I really like it. Great work.
However the new style is shown as html code whereas the single style gets interpreted correctly. - Apr 30 2005
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

You mean the screenshots are not up2date?
Please read the FAQ on the komposé website which should give you some information about the problems and solutions to this aka COMPOSITE. - Apr 17 2005
New KDE Taskbar

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by jmnx12 9 comments

Yeah, a rounded kicker would look nice as long as it doesn't take up the whole desktop width.
Creating shaped windows should be much easier, soon due to some advancements on the X Server and also qt4. - Apr 16 2005
Clean (Kopete Chat Style)

Kopete Styles by Roze 26 comments

hope that it becomes default! - Apr 12 2005
iPod Icons

Icon Sub-Sets by steveking 5 comments

Karl Lagerfeld can finally have distinct Icons for his 70 icons.

No, seriously: I've been looking for this for some time. - Mar 25 2005
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

please spread the word that Komposé has Composite support. Enable it in the prefs dialog. (I happen to be asked that question all the time)

However composite implementation in most gfx drivers is still very poor and slow - Feb 20 2005
WaveSelect

Network by vvizard 15 comments

I haven't tried it yet, but what comes to my mind is the huge diversity of wlan implementations considering the different drivers, userspace scripts and distribution dependant rc-scripts.

Gentoo has a very good wlan script that allows easy configuration and fullfills nearly all needs (it's currently unstable). Other distributors have different solutions.


So my point is: it will be fairly easy to scan for access points through iwlist, etc, but how do you want to save the configuration the user selects? By dealing with distribution specific implementations or by creating your own interface for this.

Imho none of these is a clean solution, but I don't expect the distributors to agree on a standardised way for their configurations (I don't know when LSB will be reality).

I really like the idea of this but I doubt that it will fit perfectly into existing distributions. - Dec 27 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

I guess that would require a completly different X architechture - Dec 22 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Most likely this is a Composite bug. Not really related to kompos - Oct 20 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Your imlib2 is missing! - Oct 20 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

I once took a look at the code when it was in a very early development phase. The code looked suspiciously similar to mine :)
So I believe it won't be too hard to work together, however I guess XComposite will make all this screenshot stuff become a thing of the past, soon.
So I won't put much effort in something that will be deprecated in some month.
sorry :) - Oct 13 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I wonder why everyone thinks Composite will make it faster.
To be honest: It will most likely be slower, depending on your gfx driver.

I'll release a beta in the next days... - Oct 10 2004
BasKet Note Pads

Utilities by kelvie 347 comments

I like all your suggestions :)
However one thing is missing: Use KCursor instead of QCursor to get the nice hand-cursor and support themed cursors. - Sep 29 2004
BasKet Note Pads

Utilities by kelvie 347 comments

The newest beta is not available through the download link.
Please fix it, cause I'm really interested in the improvements :) - Sep 29 2004
Amarok

Audioplayers by amarok 574 comments

amarok is absolutely the best media player I've ever seen. beta1 and beta2 added so many great features.

Rock on :)! - Sep 13 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Well I may have answered the 100th performance question today, so I should really write a FAQ.

When it comes to drawing operations, scaling and screenshot taking I believe that Kompos - Sep 06 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

An icon should exist under utilities in the K Menu. - Aug 24 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

Check if an "imlib2-config" binary exists on your system. It's used by the Kompos - Aug 24 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

This is one drawback of "passive screenshots". Whenever an app receives focus a screenshot is created.
The screenshot is in Xserver's pixmap format and therefore very small and fast, but nevertheless it may be noticeable on slower systems. You can still switch this fonction off.

I can however only fix it once the new XServer extensions become mainstream and screenshots of hidden windows can be created via XComposite. - Aug 23 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

For the daemon stuff:
You can do that. run kompos - Aug 23 2004
BasKet Note Pads

Utilities by kelvie 347 comments

Thanks for the new alpha. It's already very usefull.
Basket replaced my old notes.txt file once and for all :)

Keep it up! - Aug 10 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I have already thought about the same thing. Bringing an app to front in kompos - Aug 08 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Sounds good. This will be the way I'll implement it in 0.4 - Aug 08 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

"option to not show empty virtual desktop"
I've implemented this yesterdays. empty virtual desks are now shown "minimized" quite cool stuff ;) - Aug 05 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

hm I just added a comment about the mandrake rpms... didn't know that it would be "updated" when I only change that - Aug 03 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I haven't yet decided about the best way to implement your suggestions.
You're right. Kompos - Aug 02 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I use qt 3.3, but 3.2 should also work. I don't think that the problem is your qt version. Maybe the qt libs cannot be found. be sure that configure reports everything ok - Aug 02 2004
komposé

Various Stuff by oisch 76 comments

You're right. These features will be in the next release. Keyboard support right now is only rudimentary, I just hacked it today. - Aug 01 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

the new XServer extensions are a better way to take screenshots and I'll include them once they're available in xorg.
But I think he is talking about not using screenshots but the XServer to show the windows, nevetheless I don't really understand what is meant by that. The XServer cannot show scaled windows that are operable like normal windows.
Maybe you could make your point clearer. - Aug 01 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

Some basic key navigation is already included. Use the tab key to select the task and press enter/space to activate it.
Better support and configurable keys for every action should com in the next version. - Aug 01 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

A Gentoo ebuild is available at http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57107 - Aug 01 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

just remove all occurences of -lGLU and -lGL in the automake files.
find those with grep -r lGL * - Jul 19 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

crashes should be gone with the new release - Jul 19 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I've experimented with opengl, but it took rather long to initialise the gl context, nevetheless I'll probably go back to it.
I'm planning to allow both options as not everybody has a opengl compatible display driver. - Jul 15 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I'm planning to put it in the systray, and assign a shortcut to it... wait for the next release :) - Jul 15 2004
komposé

Utilities by oisch 139 comments

I've been experimnting with Qt's QGLWidget to do the drawing, it worked quite nice, but somehow startup took much longer (probably it's the opengl-initialising stuff that takes so long).
Nevertheless I'm thinking of going back to opengl as it still may be faster than the current solution.

I plan to allow both ways for people who have no GLX extesions. - Jul 15 2004
KoolDock

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by ipv4 223 comments

I just tried kooldock after I have been messing around with kxdocker, which has some good ideas, but is far from stable, whereas kooldock is much less beta.
The only thing missing is a plugin interface (like kxdocker agein :) ), but I see that's already on your TODO.

Continue the great work! - May 22 2004