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dot.KDE: The Road to KDE 4: Job Progress Reimagined

Jan 25, 2007, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Troy Unrau)

"Have you ever had your taskbar filled with 10 applications all doing something that involved waiting for a task to finish? Document Printing Progress, a K3b CD burning dialogue, Audio Encoding via KAudioCreator, File Transfers in Konqueror, Kopete, KTorrent, checking email in KMail... The new Jobs support in KDE 4 will unify the display of progress for these tasks, making it easy to see and manage what is happening on your system...

"Picture it as a cross between the Firefox download manager and the KDE printer queue, except that there is no real restriction on what type of jobs can be monitored..."

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