NewsForge: Karamba, What an Attractive Desktop!
Mar 22, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Olaf Piesche)
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"In the last couple of years, the development teams of the
various desktop environments, such as GNOME and KDE, have made
great strides in the right direction to making the Linux desktop
more attractive and visually pleasing. Just with a standard KDE
install, I get the occasional 'Hey, that looks nice' from friends.
When I discovered a program named Karamba for KDE a while back,
that suddenly changed to outright 'Wow!'
"SuperKaramba is an application that lets you place 'themes' on
your desktop, somewhat similar to the Windows application Samurize
or Konfabulator for Mac OS X. But SuperKaramba themes are like
mini-applications that live in their own windows on the desktop
background, performing different tasks..."