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Testing Plasma Active

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]

“The default desktop opens with a shaded cover that is actually
a desktop lock. You can drag that away to unlock and reveal these
“plasma strips” that are for KDE widgets. One is an RSS feeds list
and another is a weather widget. Clicking on a feed title opens the
article or post in Firefox – one might expect Konqueror. You can
drag the strips with your mouse cursor as a whole to reveal any
additional strips that didn’t fit on the display. You can add more
widget strips by clicking the “plus sign” at the end of widget
strips. On each strip is a configuration icon that can be clicked
on to reveal another configuration icon and a quit icons. If you
drag the original configuration icon to the newly spawned
configuration icon that opens the configuration dialog for that
particular widget. Using the handle at the bottom of the screen
will drag the whole strip containment out of sight to reveal an
almost normal appearing desktop.”

Complete
Story