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James Sparenberg
Karamba & Superkaramba
Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements
Wallpaper Other
KDE Plasma Screenshots
Various KDE Stuff
Various Stuff
Wallpapers KDE Plasma
Reflective Icons

Icon Sub-Sets 11 comments

by yorsh
Score 46.0%
Nov 28 2007
You really need a screenshot so people can get a feel for some really nice work. The set is small, yes. However it seems you have a real flare for this. Keep it growing! - Nov 24 2007

Utilities 12 comments

by danap
Score 50.0%
Mar 18 2011
bat files are windows... it's / instead of \ when showing fully qualified paths (Linux isn't dyslexic) and finally with sun java1.5 and the mysql connector recommended it just hangs if I do

java -jar MySqlview.jar

However... it ran on WinXP.

- Dec 12 2006

Network 33 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 13 2007
Suse is one of the distro's without it, tempfile is originally a debian project and quite useful. - Sep 19 2006
Suse is one of the distro's without it, tempfile is originally a debian project and quite useful. - Sep 19 2006
GNU/Linux distro timeline

Cliparts 67 comments

by npu
Score 50.0%
May 08 2010
Live Cd's (perhaps predating Knoppix is Virtual Linux started 2000-09-24 still available for d/l and based on mdk7.2 - Sep 05 2006
Live Cd's (perhaps predating Knoppix is Virtual Linux started 2000-09-24 still available for d/l and based on mdk7.2 - Sep 05 2006
It might also be worth noting that SuSE and RH both have roots in Slackware. There is also another very important early distro missing. Ygdrassil. This is important because it was the first CD based distribution with installer.

Also Gentoo really has roots in the LFS project and more importantly it was a direct split from Sorceror Linux, not an independent start. Both Arch Linux and Sorceror predated Gentoo. I'd put it as
lfs ------>
-------->Arch Linux

Finally there are some key missing distro's from the east. Turbo Linux (Japan) Easy-Linux-kr, Hancom and Alzza (Korea) (All Red Hat based) and more. Some helpful info available here old page but still useful for this project

I'm not complaining.. but in my own inept way trying to add to something of value. - Aug 17 2006
Dark Wood

Kbfx Startmenu 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 10 2006
I do like it ... thanks! - Aug 10 2006

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 18 comments

by fsu
Score 50.0%
Oct 29 2006
Brushed Metal

Kbfx Startmenu 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Aug 01 2006
Will you make up my mind which one of your versions I like best... I keep finding ... installing switching... *sigh* Isn't life grand .....

Thanks loads for all of them. - Aug 01 2006
Todo: AIO plugin

Karamba & Superkaramba 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 07 2006
One problem is that if you have a long "title" to the task it doesn't line wrap so you end up going off the right hand side of the AIO theme. - Jul 27 2006
Green Thing and variation

Kbfx Startmenu 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 27 2006
However... the red has a really bad effect on my eyes. It's a bit too much red. Perhaps a darker red with grey offsets (like the blue and green thing have) Smooth design though - Jul 27 2006

System Software 1026 comments

by Sho
Score 86.7%
Mar 28 2018
With this release yakuake wrap

is working the way it's supposed to. Using this add in yakuake's tab title automatically changes to reflect where you are in the world or on your box. Thanks again for the bug fix! - Mar 22 2006
With this release yakuake wrap

is working the way it's supposed to. Using this add in yakuake's tab title automatically changes to reflect where you are in the world or on your box. Thanks again for the bug fix! - Mar 22 2006
With this release yakuake wrap

is working the way it's supposed to. Using this add in yakuake's tab title automatically changes to reflect where you are in the world or on your box. Thanks again for the bug fix! - Mar 22 2006
With this release yakuake wrap

is working the way it's supposed to. Using this add in yakuake's tab title automatically changes to reflect where you are in the world or on your box. Thanks again for the bug fix! - Mar 22 2006
Perhaps a bug I've noted here
can be addressed. The full description is there but basically it has something to do with the way it keeps its session/tab ID. When a tab is closed it get's "lost". If you open tabs 1 2 3 and 4 close tab 2, then KDE try's to do a shift left one on 3 and 4 but Yakuake doesn't recognize this. So now Tab ID in yakuake and KDE are out of sync. The only way to get back in sync is to close yakuake. - Mar 19 2006
That you mean 2006-01-14 ... otherwise ... I really really am late. *grin* Thanks. - Jan 08 2006
Ok I've put up code on that is designed to autmatically rename the yakuake session. And it does work using this command

dcop $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION renameSession "`echo $PWD | sed s,^$HOME,~,`"

However the problem comes with the value of $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION after a term window has been closed For example:

I open 4 sessions A B C D Now if I check each sessions value for $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION I will find that


All is right with the world, using my "app" I posted here, the name in the session tab reflects my location in the directory Tree of the system I'm on. However if I close a session, say I close session C, and check the $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION values I will have:


But when I move around the tree only A and B work as before .. D and any new session I open don't work. Further testing shows that although $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION's value didn't change, the true value of D (and those that follow) have all been dropped by one. It seems that the underlying software is carrying the values

D=2 (instead of 3)

If I force the value of $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION to be a constant that is one less in the above command then D gets its name changes as before.

What seems to happen is that when a session is closed yakuake re-organizes the sessions. This is fine. However it doesn't update correctly the session variable with dcop. - Oct 24 2005
I went ahead and put my rename wrapper up on kde-look with a problem as stated here.

Seems to be something in the session management that causes the problem, but I'm not yet good enough to figure out what the problem is. But on the upside. It does work outside of that problem and it keeps my head straight as to what tab is what. - Oct 18 2005
I just about had things figured out on getting "auto" name changing of the yakuake tabs working and you go and change how the tabs are named on me *grin*. Back to the drawing board, and hopefully this eliminates the problem caused when you close a tab and then open a new one.

Thanks! (seriously I like the produc) - Oct 18 2005
SWEET! Expect to see "yakuakewrap" released soon. It does deliver the variable differently than konsole does for some reason. No problem just a difference to overcome thanks! - Oct 15 2005
First I love this product. Second I'm trying to mod one of my other favs, konsolewrap so that it does for YaKuake what it does for konsole. Automatically renames the session name in the tab depending on where/how you are connected.

Given that if I try this command:

dcop yakuake DCOPInterface slotRenameItem 0 hello

The first session gets renamed to hello, however if I try this:

dcop yakuake DCOPInterface slotRenameItem $DCOP_YAKUAKE_KONSOLE hello

It returns an error that not enough arguments are used (SlotRenameItem needs 2 ID and String) So then I try:


It returns an empty "string" so either I've misunderstood what you are doing or something isn't happening as you would like. - Oct 15 2005
Over all I love what it does. One feautre request one "bug"

1. Would it be possible to tie into the rename feature for tabs that konsole has? The dcop command is dcop


(as gleaned from konsole wrap which I use everywhere I go) In my case this helps a lot in giving me a clue as to where I am in the tree as well as what box I'm on.

2. The "bug" when using shadows via kompgr. The shadow doesn't roll up. Don't know if this is your problem or kompmgr's for sure... but... it is problematic.

Thanks!!!! - Oct 07 2005
Future Tux Kmenu

Kbfx Startmenu 6 comments

by inane
Score 50.0%
Jan 10 2006
Finally something that doesn't look like XP or Mac woooooo Hooooo! and kudo's for you big time! - Jan 10 2006
Kit FFBrasil 0.1 - icon, walls & logo

Icon Sub-Sets 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 17 2005
Though the icons don't carry the emotional signifigance for me they do for many others, I can say that the quality of the images is very high! no jaggies at all. - Nov 17 2005
Kbfx - Menu Improvement (Mockup) Opinion

Kbfx Startmenu 43 comments

Score 50.0%
May 05 2006
Amen, Individual ability to modify at least to the extent that it can match the persons desktop is a must. Also there should be ways to properly integrate with the various Linux Distro's. Mandriva's menu is tight and compact where the Fedora Menu is less compacted and more one level.

What IMHO I really think would be a gas is if it could operate seperate from Kicker. That would open the world up to alternative kickers as well. - Nov 09 2005
Hardware Messages MOCKUP

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 26 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 04 2005
Sorry thought the work is quality, I'm forced to spend all day trying to type into documents and windows on windows. When every 20 seconds another one of these stupid little windows pops up with totally useless messages like "Found new hardware....(then after 2 minutes) It's a USB mass storage device each and every bloody one of them stealing focus and demanding I acknowledge it. NO thank you. I'd prefer to rip it out and stomp it into oblivion. Now if this is an opt in package. OK, however I've a really neat way of telling things. If I've plugged in my mouse, and I wiggle it and the cursor moves. I don't need son of clippy telling me that I plugged in a USB mouse! I know where my hand goes and I watched it do it. I wiggled the mouse and the cursor moved, don't need the pop up! Same for other USB devices. If I plug them in and the icon appears on the desktop... they worked..... if it doesn't appear.... I need to check my logs .... Sorry I applaud the effort just boo the result. - Oct 04 2005

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 03 2005
I can watch videos again AND have transparency - Oct 03 2005

Karamba & Superkaramba 2 comments

Score 50.0%
May 22 2006
Have a TV card in the laptop. I do like the concept and the usage of Karamba/Superkaramba. Thanks! - Sep 30 2005

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 40 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 19 2006
Cool, One thing I didn't like was all of the "icons" created because Klik stuck it all in my ~/Desktop dir. - Sep 29 2005

Karamba & Superkaramba 156 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 03 2008
Second. I'm one of the people who requested the ability to make it multi-lingual. So I'm off to get off my backside and with my wifes gracious assistance. Get this into Korean.

The question is The editing of the .po is obvious but does someone here have a pointer as to where I can RTFM for the creation of the .mo? Thanks - Sep 19 2005
I resently installed dbKalendar for my wife on her box. (Mandrake LE2005 updated with KDE3.4.2) Problem is, she needs/uses Linux with full on Korean. As a result the day and date don't get displayed. They instead end up as essentally garbage characters. Coolvetic Font is installed but the default in her case is for her KDE to use Unicode so perhaps this is at the root. Data info and a test forum available at your request. - Aug 24 2005

Utilities 124 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 02 2007
I'm installing this when I get home for the wife. Hopefully English to Korean will work with this. (As long as I can find the dictionary right? :] ) Again thanks... this will be useful (now does anyone know of an British to American dictionary?) (truly evil *grin* on that note) - Aug 26 2005

Kbfx Startmenu 10 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 03 2005
Ok.... answering my own question. The Yin Yang (Heaven and Earth) symbol comes from WingDings (If you have windows you have WingDings.) and the other is a font called Casmira .... I found it finally at this url (It seems to be a free font 2 other free font sites list it but the dl's were broken) - Aug 03 2005
What is the font you used. Since I don't have it apparently the SVG image is nothing like what it should be. - Aug 03 2005
Stainless Talk

Wallpaper Other 3 comments

by Ludos
Score 50.0%
Jul 25 2005
Concept design and layout are truly fantastic. Thankyou - Jul 27 2005
Switch Splash

KDE 3.x Splash Screens 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 18 2005
Though I don't use splash screens I have to admit I like this one all around. Thanks. - Jul 19 2005

Icon Sub-Sets 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 12 2005
the kbfx (available here) applet and then choose this icon. - Jul 13 2005
KBW - Krazy Brain Word

Various KDE Stuff 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 20 2005
Something like this makes you wonder why you had to work so hard on spelling doesn't it. Love it! - Jun 08 2005
Mandriva le2005

Wallpapers Mandriva 2 comments

by guibo
Score 50.0%
Apr 29 2005
....staring and staring at me... I can't take it any more Ahhhhhhhhhh! *grin*

Thanks for something light hearted and non blue. Love it! - May 02 2005
KMenu styles+complete editability

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 10 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 05 2005
..... but this system of menu management is called XDG and is in line with the LSB standards generated by the people. Debian started this process with Mandrake close behind. The concept is that no matter what desktop you chose for personal use the menu remains the same. So now using Gnome and KDE apps on each others, or and entirely different desktop is a lot easier.

But check out what is being done with XDG at I think you are going to like what you see. Then thank the folks with the LCC for pushing for broader adhesion to the LSB. - Apr 27 2005

KDE 3.x Splash Screens 2 comments

by kzhar
Score 50.0%
Mar 31 2005
But dang painful to look at ... thanks for sharing. - Mar 31 2005

Developers Apps 37 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 16 2005
In order to get the rpm to build I had to make a small adjustment

cd /directory/with/tarball

tar -vzxf kconfigure-2.1.tar.gz

mv kconfigure kconfigure-2.1

tar -czf kconfigure-2.1.tar.gz kconfigure-2.1

Then rpm builds fine. - Mar 17 2005
Total Tux n Tosh

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 14 2005
oooops..... I'll change the link sorry.... - Feb 15 2005
Clear Calendar

Karamba & Superkaramba 14 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 09 2005
Does this one have the 5 week limit that others I've see do. (For example Jan 31 2005 won't display because it is the 6th week "row" in others. - Feb 09 2005

Utilities 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 04 2005
Possibly.... however It was causing us enough of a headache getting this kind of info from people that this little app seemed to solve it for us. We found it useful, I thought others may as well. BTW it also works on that other Desktop too, and in a text only environ. - Feb 08 2005

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 35 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 21 2005
Yes but given what I've seen one is about as likely to produce code as the other. ... - Jan 22 2005
Zion like Control Panels RELOADED

Karamba & Superkaramba 18 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 21 2005
Simple easy to see design .... love it.. One question though ... how did you get a battery down to -1% power... 1% I understand but a negative value ;) - Jan 22 2005
Processor KDE

KDE 3.x Splash Screens 9 comments

by andrD
Score 50.0%
Jan 15 2005
I've got it up. Here is the steps.

1. mkdir Processor-KDE (case sensitive)
2. mv the zip file into this dir and unzip it then remove the zip file
3. cp splash_top.png Preview.png (so you have a prieview.)

4. vi Theme.rc and make it look like this.

[KSplash Theme: Processor-KDE]
Name = Processor KDE Splash-screen
Version = 1.0
Author = Andrey Doubinine /Russian Designer/HD Dev_iS inc./mail to:
Engine = Default
Icons Flashing = true

Note one important thing. the name of the dir and the name in the KSplash Theme line of Theme.rc must be identical, and preferably without a space.

5. cd ../
6. tar -czf Processor-KDE.tgz Processor-KDE
7. Now try using kcontrol to load it up.

HTH - Jan 16 2005