Ten Tips for KDE 4.0 Beginners

This is a list of ten tips that may help you out in getting started with KDE 4.0. All of these I discovered since installing KDE 4.0 in Ubuntu. Haven’t installed KDE 4.0 yet in Ubuntu 7.10? See yesterday’s post.

  1. Use a simple application launcher on the panel

    You can switch out the new main menu for a more traditional menu. Remove the old menu from the panel: right-click on it and select Remove. Right-click on the desktop and select Add Widgets. In the Add Widgets dialog, drag and drop the Application Launcher Menu from the list to an empty space in the panel. The new menu will position itself in the left corner automatically.

  2. Install more widgets