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Re: shared file

> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 1998 01:02:17 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Donovan Rebbechi <elflord@pegasus.rutgers.edu>
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> On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, Roberto Alsina wrote:
> > Yeah. I always get a nice laugh when people say KDE is a windows clone, 
> > and that's why they use GNOME :-)
> Actually, they are probably talking about kwm. A lot of people still think
> that KDE is a fancy Window manager. The KDE people need to convince the
> rest of the world that KDE not only isn't kwm, but that KDE does not
> depend on kwm, and that kwm is to KDE as krn is to KDE. (ie just another
> component) 
> For this to happen, the KDE team need to make more effort to make
> sure the components work without the window manager. 
> At present, the main reason some people seem to choose GNOME over KDE
> is simply that they dislike kwm .  This can't be helped. Everyone  has
> their favourite window manager, and no matter how good yours is, there
> are people who won't like it. So the only way to cater for them is to
> convince them that the kde suite will work with the other things.
> This kind of thing really should go into the HOWTO, since as you point
> out, there has been a lot of fudding going on about all of this. 
> BTW, one thing I would like to know is this : 
> Does kvt have Xresources ? as far as I can tell, it doesn't (and GNOME
> have dilligently mimicked this omission ) 
> I was hoping to find a nice way to set the default term type to
> "linux"

Use the "save options" entry in kvt's Options menu.

			Jean Francois Martinez

The worthy man is the one who would drink muddy water if such were the
water of truth.