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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] KDE and eye candy
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 13:28:43
Message-Id: 15424457.JnUSqd3Xz0@nazgul
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] KDE and eye candy by "András Csányi"
1 On Thursday 30 June 2011 14:30:09 András Csányi did opine thusly:
2 > Hi All,
3 >
4 > I like KDE and I use it on daily basis. I would like to change the
5 > style of the windows but if the eye candy stuffs are disabled only
6 > the original theme is working properly. What does it mean "working
7 > properly"? In this case means that the parts of the windows are
8 > well drawn according to design. Design of the window buttons on the
9 > upper-right corner are drawn properly, not hided, they are not
10 > blinking, etc.
11 >
12 > The cause is simple why I turned off the eye candy stuffs, they are
13 > hungry and eating my CPU. This is a little bit strange for me
14 > because I have a reasonable nVidia video card with 512Mbyte RAM and
15 > my system is well configured.
16 >
17 > My question is that, it is normal when the eye candy stuffs are
18 > disabled only the original style is working properly? Should I give
19 > you screenshots about the not proper working to clarify what is my
20 > problem? Should I report this as bug in
22 a clear description of the problem is absolutely vital. Here's how
23 your question goes:
26 Q: KDE candy is broken
27 A: No it's not
29 You are going to have to put in the effor to be clear about what you
30 are saying, use the correct names for things (eg the theme name, not
31 "the original " - that's means very little) and probably screenshots
32 too if the query is about corrupted visuals.
34 I suspect your setup is wrong. I have switched all my fancy effects
35 off and all shipped 4.6 themese work here.
38 --
39 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com