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[–] [email protected] 19 points 8 months ago

Modern KDE is great

[–] [email protected] 17 points 8 months ago (2 children)

Don't know how to solve your problem but I too recently made the switch from gnome to KDE and I really do love everything they do design-wise. Everything being so round in gnome for some reason makes me feel like I'm in a childrens playspace haha

[–] [email protected] 7 points 8 months ago (1 children)

I guess it's preference. For some reason GNOME looks/feels better than KDE for me. I can't even explain why.

[–] [email protected] 15 points 8 months ago (1 children)

Honestly, who cares? The best system is what you feel most comfortable with. The fact that we have options and everyone can choose and tweak to their liking is the most important.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 8 months ago

I didn't say otherwise. I actually use both GNOME and KDE. GNOME on my personal machine and KDE on the work laptop.

[–] clanginator 6 points 8 months ago

Yeah, just feels much more mature/functional, it's really nice.

[–] meiti 9 points 8 months ago

Great move. I did this last year after a decade of gnome and can't be happier. I use sway for work and KDE for pleasure.

[–] clanginator 5 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Anyone know of a way to "mate" widgets to the taskbar on KDE? So that when I hit the super button I get my widgets popping over any active apps...

I searched for a while and couldn't find anything, but if anyone got any special sauce I'd love to know.

Edit: just noticed the extra start menu on the right side - lol that's where that went

[–] [email protected] 5 points 8 months ago (1 children)

Can you give some examples of what you like in KDE over Gnome?

[–] clanginator 18 points 8 months ago (1 children)

As a long-time Windows user, things like settings or notifications are laid out much more logically, as well as I feel like everything in KDE is just a little better integrated than Gnome. Also a lot faster for me to get it to a point where I feel like I like it, and it seems to use a lot less system resources (although it's been a couple years since I daily'd linux, so it's possible that's different on Gnome these days).

But otherwise I don't have a whole lot of specifics, it just feels a lot more mature in general, like I don't have to search for anything I need DE-wise, it's always right where I'd expect and extremely well-built. And any extra functionality from add-ins works nicely.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Come join us on !

[–] [email protected] 3 points 8 months ago (1 children)

Can you upload this theme?

[–] clanginator 4 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago) (1 children)

What's the best way to export everything? The name of the theme I used is in the info panel there but if there's a way for me to export everything as I have it set I'm happy to help.

Otherwise I can get all the names of the different themes for ya.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 8 months ago* (last edited 8 months ago)

Thanks that's nice of you, but I don't think there's a way to export everything. I'll try to copy it manually.

[–] [email protected] -2 points 8 months ago