Posts tagged with »KDE«

Getting KDE's clippboard to work with Eclipse

For whatever reason, Eclipse does not work well with Klipper, the KDE clipboard manager, in its default settings. The symptoms: Quite often, you copy a piece of text to the clipboard. When you try to paste it, it miraculously disappears… Read more

Duplicate »Translucency« KWin effect

For some time, the effect »Translucency« was listed twice in the KWin KCM plugin list of my local KDE setup (SVN trunk). One copy was actually working, the other was just producing error messages. Today, I finally had time to investigate the issue… Read more

Debugging KDE applications with gdb

A pretty long time has passed since my last post here, and in the meantime I have jumped right into KDE development myself. I have stumbled upon quite a few tricks and pitfalls that I will undoubtedly write about here some day. For now, I just want to share… Read more

KHotkeys in KDE 4.1

I just upgraded to Kubuntu 8.10 in order to have a look at shiny new KDE 4. But amongst other minor annoyances, I had real trouble getting hotkeys to work. There are configuration options in the new System Settings panel (which is a huge… Read more

KDE Konsole corruption when Compiz is active

On my laptop I’m currently running Kubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron). For additional eye candy goodness I am using the compiz-fusion package from the Kubuntu repositories. Surprisingly, even on the laptop hardware (Asus V1S) everything went smooth… Read more