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Friday, January 25th 2008, 5:02am

Feature Request: Alacarte for KDE & compare KDE vs. GNOME

I personally love the menu-tool from GNOME (disable/enable entries; if you delete the entry just scan and add it again).

Overall I gladly notice that the feature/option insaneness has finally an end. GNOME did certainly well on this particulary thing (and I assume that's why it's so often the packaged default desktop environment). Present an easy and light desktop, which is instantly usable. Please just don't repeat the failure to not offer advanced options for advanced users! While it's ok, not to say a must, to hide it to the average user, there has to be an option to show advanced options (advanced-box, anyone?).

I have often very mixed feelings. I like many things in GNOME, but I like KDE too. While KDE is my default environment, I often miss things from GNOME (applications or the way they do/present it). The best from both world would be cool (yes, I know, everybody has his own definition...).

Keep up the good work and polish it to the best environment! ;)

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "squirrel" (Jan 26th 2008, 6:33pm)


Saturday, January 26th 2008, 6:48am

RE: Feature Request: Alacarte for KDE

I really hope they take a look at GNOME, because they do some things just better than KDE (see attachments). Just give the control freaks an advanced-box and they are happy, but KDE needs to get easier for newbies...
squirrel has attached the following images:
  • Screenshot-Add-Remove Applications.png
  • Screenshot-Main Menu.png
  • Screenshot-System Monitor.png
  • Screenshot-System Monitor-1.png
  • Screenshot-Update Manager.png