I often seen KDE’s Plasma Activities referred to as a solution in search of a problem. Initially I had no use for them, myself. Over time I’ve started to have a need for them. A recent project of mine has reminded me of how nice it is to have Activities around.
Note to self: When installing KDE and using Oxygen as the widget style, run “oxygen-settings” to find the “Windows’ drag mode” option. Set to “Drag windows from titlebar only”.
I’ve tried KDE on Windows Vista on my laptop previously (4.2.2), but various issues prevent me from seriously recommending it to anyone. I’ve decided to give it another try to see how things have improved in the last minor release (4.2.3). Continue reading