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True Video Wall 1.0 (KWin Scripts)

Thu, 2015/08/13 - 1:19pm
ThumbnailTrue Video Wall 1.0
(KWin Scripts)
There is a nice script in KDE to create a video wall with several screens, but it is limited to several apps. This version allows every app to use all screens, I use it with flightgear and mpv.

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Atra Dot (qml animated) 1.0 (KDE Wallpaper (other))

Thu, 2015/08/13 - 9:37am
ThumbnailAtra Dot (qml animated) 1.0
(KDE Wallpaper (other))
Animated qml version of wallpaper Atra Dot by Eugene Trounev
To install this just put archive content to ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/
(Like ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/org.kde.Atra_Dot/)

You should have package like kdeplasma-addons (look your distro repos).

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Ariya (qml animated) 1.0 (KDE Wallpaper (other))

Thu, 2015/08/13 - 9:17am
ThumbnailAriya (qml animated) 1.0
(KDE Wallpaper (other))
Animated qml version of wallpaper Ariya by Eshat Cakar

To install this just put archive content to ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/
(Like ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/org.kde.Ariya/)

You should have package like kdeplasma-addons (look your distro repos).

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Quadros (qml animated) 1.0 (KDE Wallpaper (other))

Thu, 2015/08/13 - 9:16am
ThumbnailQuadros (qml animated) 1.0
(KDE Wallpaper (other))
Animated qml version of wallpaper Quadros by Nuno Pinheiro

To install this just put archive content to ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/
(Like ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/wallpapers/org.kde.Quadros/)

You should have package like kdeplasma-addons (look your distro repos).

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Desert 3.2 (KDE Color Scheme KDE4)

Thu, 2015/08/13 - 3:17am
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(KDE Color Scheme KDE4)
This is an update of my Desert2.0 color scheme. I changed quite a few elements.

It's important, however, that you use this color scheme with some other Workspace Appearance other than Oxygen (under System Settings > Workspace Appearance > Window Decorations) or you will not get the nice "canyon red" title bar color. I'm presently using Plastik.

Also, I suggest you install the 'Aya' Desktop Theme (under System Settings > Workspace Appearance > Desktop Theme) which will use your new Desert theme colors. 'Aya' no longer ships with KDE4x, at least in Linux Mint, so you'll need to download it using the "Get New Decorations" tab at the bottom right side of the window.

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PortalView Live Desktop Wallpaper 1.62 (Compiz Theme)

Wed, 2015/08/12 - 10:40pm
ThumbnailPortalView Live Desktop Wallpaper 1.62
(Compiz Theme)
PortalView delivers real-time wallpaper from thousands of webcams and weather sites worldwide. Launch this simple Python program on the boot or with a click and watch the sun set over the Mediterranean or Old Faithful erupt in Yellowstone Park.

Automatic updating allows you to monitor your local webcam or road conditions without keeping a resource-hungry browser open. Doppler and Satellite maps keep you informed of approaching weather. World Sunlight maps (Earthlights) include rectangular, hemispheric and moon phase views.

Includes scores of international webcams and weather maps to start with, then customize with your favorites. Supports .jpg, .gif and .png image formats.

Version 1.62: Improved compatibility: Works with more systems.

Version 1.6: Improved stability: If image server is unavailable, the program will try again at the next scheduled update.

06/24/2014: Updated webcam list.

Version 1.5:
Added startup script;
Added instructions for rotating multiple images;
webcam location file updated;
readme updated

Version 1.4:
Added support for .gif and .png image formats.

User feedback helps drive improvements to this program. Send yours to

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Blackness (Plasma 5) 0.1 (Plasma Theme)

Wed, 2015/08/12 - 10:33pm
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(Plasma Theme)
Black sexyness for Plasma 5!

Based on Caledonia.

May contain bugs :)


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Distro Watcher 0.11.1 (Plasmoid Script)

Wed, 2015/08/12 - 5:57pm
ThumbnailDistro Watcher 0.11.1
(Plasmoid Script)
Distro Watcher 1.0 (for Plasma 5) has been released. Check download link and installation instructions below.

The specific plasmoid displays the latest releases of Linux distributions and packages, as published in In order to retrieve the relative data, RSS feeds from distrowatch are being used.

The plasmoid consists of four distinct views:
- Distributions
- Packages
- Favorites
- News

Switching between views can be accomplished using a KDE tab bar. By clicking to a distribution record, default browser opens distribution's homepage at By clicking to a package record, default browser opens package's homepage. Favorites can be selected by just clicking to the relative button. Clicking to a distribution record, users are navigated (using the predefault web browser) to the relative distrowatch page. After selecting favorites, as soon as a new release of a favorite distribution is available, a notification pop-up is displayed. Notifications can be disabled using the relative configuration option. In News tab, the latest news and updates, as published in are displayed. Navigation between news is accomplished via the relative buttons. Zoom in/out option exists as well.

Horizontal and vertical layout options are provided.

Translated to: Greek, Spanish, Russian, Uzbek (Latin), Italian, Lithuanian, German and Chinese (Taiwan). If you would like to contribute to translations, visit the relative transifex project at

- Display depends on RSS feeds. If the relative RSS changes or it is unavailable, plasmoid display will be broken.
- Data fetching is performed every 15 minutes (default). Users can override the default value via "Distro Watcher Settings".
- If no Internet connection is available, no data will be displayed. Instead, a notification screen is displayed. As soon as network connectivity is re-established and the next fetching point is reached, data display is restored. Users are also able to click to the Reload button and request data to be fetched again.
- Icons have been downloaded from:
Credits go to the artist.

Dependencies (version 0.*)
- KDE SC 4.10 or later

* In Kubuntu 13.04/13.10 the following packages were installed for a proper build to take place:

- build-essential
- cmake
- kdelibs5-dev
- kdebase-workspace-dev
- libdbusmenu-qt-dev

Installation version 0.*)
- Unzip the plasmoid
- $ mkdir build
- $ cd build
- $ export QT_SELECT=qt4 && cmake -DQT_QMAKE_EXECUTABLE=/usr/bin/qmake-qt4 -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config --prefix` ..
- $ make
- $ (sudo) make install
- "Distro Watcher" widget is now available to add to desktop/panel.


- plasmapkg -i distrowatcher.plasmoid

Dependencies (version 1.*)
- Plasma 5.0 or later

* In Kubuntu 15.04 the following packages have been installed for a proper build to take place:

- cmake
- plasma-framework-dev
- extra-cmake-modules
- build-essential
- libqt5xmlpatterns5
- qml-module-qtquick-xmllistmodel

Installation (version 1.*)
- Unzip the plasmoid
- $ mkdir build
- $ cd build
- $ cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr ..
- $ make
- $ (sudo) make install
- "Distro Watcher" widget is now available to add to desktop/panel.

Copyright (C) 2015 Dimitris Kardarakos

QML and JavaScript written has been based on QT Quick documentation, tutorials and examples found in Icons used come (online) from and Oxygen icon package.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Version 1.0
Ported to Plasma 5

Version 0.11.1
German and Chinese (Taiwan) translation added. Thanks to Markus Oesterle for German and Jeff Huang for Chinese (Taiwan).

Version 0.11
- New tab added (News), from "Latest News and Updates" section of
- Horizontal layout option added
- List of distributions updated.
- User interface polishing.
- Translation updates

Version 0.10.3
- Translated to Lithuanian by Moo

Version 0.10.2
- Translation updates (Italian, Russian)

Version 0.10.1
- Translation updates (Italian: thanks to Giuseppe Pignataro, Russian)

Version 0.10
- Reload functionality added to unavailable screen
- Smooth transition between screens
- Translation updates (Greek, Spanish)

Version 0.9.2
- Notification icon changed to a generic one since, in "Get New Hot Stuff" packaging, no distrowatcher icon is installed
- Translated to Uzbek by Umid Almasov

Version 0.9.1
- Issue with multiple notifications when a distribution appears more than once in an rss bunch fixed
- Unnecessary translations removed
- Code cleaning
- Text field replaced text area in favorites; clearing handle added

Version 0.8.2
- Issue writing into the text area fixed
- Packaging translations issue fixed

Version 0.8.1
- Issue with misleading tooltip fixed
- Favorites list rendering issue fixed
- Russian translation updated

Version 0.8
- Visual improvements
- Searching functionality added to favorite distributions list
- Users can navigate to distrowatch from favorites screen
- Translated to Russian (thanks to sorrymak)
- Spanish translation updated

Version 0.7
- Favorites functionality has been added; users can click to the star button so as to select their favorites distributions.
- As soon as a new release of a favorite distribution is available, a notification pop-up is displayed.
- Notifications can be disabled using the distrowatcher settings.
- Transifex project created:

Version 0.6.1
- Rendering issue in case of users that use dark themes fixed.

Version 0.6
- Scrolling functionality extension; users can use middle (wheel) mouse button, to scroll against package/distro records offering a no-click navigation experience.

Version 0.5
- Scrolling bar added. So, the amount of displayable distros/packages has been expanded. Users can scroll down and view more distros and packages.

Version 0.4.1
- Translation infrastructure implemented; script to collect messages ( created, CMakeLists.txt updated to incorporate translation files.
- Greek and Spanish translations added.
- Plasmoid descriptor (comments) added, so as to inform users regarding the purpose of the plasmoid.

Version 0.4.0
- Better integration with KDE. Coloring and highlight follow the active KDE theme.
- Distro Watcher becomes configurable. Users are able to set the refresh interval (how often, in minutes, data should be fetched from, in Distro Watcher Settings -> Settings -> Refresh every (minutes).
- Issue with font size in packages section fixed. Both packages' and distributions' font size follows KDE 'Desktop' font size.

Version 0.3.0
- User interface has been completely re-designed. Icons that induced UI clutter have been removed. Current interface is much more minimalistic than the previous one.
- Navigation switch between packages and distributions screen is now accomplished via a KDE native tab bar/group.
- Code has been cleaned. From a developer's viewpoint, it is a totally new application.
- New background (white/transparent) has been added. In conjunction with resizing, icons' display has been improved.
- "Explicit fetch" feature has been removed.
- Text size and color are inherited from current theme.
- Application's icon has been changed. I opted for Tux, since it's the common point of reference for all Linux distributions.

Version 0.2
- Network unavailability management, displaying a new screen in case of network issue.
- Coloring enhancements.
- Geometry fixing.
- Display effect on change of state.
- Function i18n used for strings, enabling future translations.

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Kalahari - LibreOffice 5.0.0 0.4.3 (KDE Icon Theme)

Wed, 2015/08/12 - 5:11pm
Thumbnail Kalahari - LibreOffice 5.0.0 0.4.3
(KDE Icon Theme)
Icons for LibreOffice 5.0.0

The package includes a guide of installation .

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