kde3 xp style
KDE 3.5+ Themes
Description:

Xp style windows decoration and icons for kde 3.x by speleoalex.


This theme contains same parts of other themes.

Thanks to all.

Changelog:

8 years ago

1.3
-new metabar theme
-akdc kwin theme
-suse button support
-new installation script

1.2
-added kbfx theme
-added win200,winme,win89 colors and icons
-update icons
-more icons


0.9
-added Suse icons
-fixed windows decoration for kde 3.3
-new icons
-added superkaramba winbar in kde-xp-full-0.9.tar.gz

0.6 :
-fixed root/rpm installation
-new icons
-new Mandrake .rpm


0.5 :
-fixed kghostview bug
-new icons with transparency
-rpm and srpm version
-removed old icons
-new sounds

find the new version on:
http://www.speleoalex.altervista.org

WARNING: on this site there is the limit of 10Gb/month of band width for the accesses.

If altervista is down you can find old version at :
http://digilander.iol.it/speleoalex/download/kde_xp_full.tar.gz

11 years ago

mattfraunfelter

btw I was looking at your profile, did you make an account just to comment? AND speleoalex, you actually have some really nice work and I think as a theme/style this is fluid and well made. its just the pourpose i dont agree with. gj man.

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11 years ago

mattfraunfelter

all of you grow a pair of balls and learn to like linux and kde for what they are, instead of try to have them look like something else.

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11 years ago

sbben

parent post should learn to respect others work, and dont bother with the "this isn't his/her work it's microsoft's" because it obviously took some time

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11 years ago

mattfraunfelter

ok. i can agree with you on the fact that this took time and work therefore it desirves some credit, but i do not think that this is the forum for this kind of work. Considering that this site is for linux and kde related work. and this takes kde and attempts to make it look like the competition. now dont think im just saying this because its windows though I feal the same way about the mac themes too. and I use both windows and os x as well as linux w/ kde.

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11 years ago

scdeville

wow! that attack sounds almost nazi. There is kde and xbox for windows..., what is that??? collaborationism???

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11 years ago

mattfraunfelter

yes. (no I just think that it, kde, should have its own unique look or looks and not emulate something elses, but fuckit theres no kde police or anything so do whatever)

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11 years ago

RaKris

Hey... i downloaded a rpm from this link.. it dint show up any theme or style in the contol center.. PLease give full details of how to install this...I have suse 9.2..kde 3.3
PLease..... i am new to linux.....PLeaseeeeeeeeeeee...anyoneee

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11 years ago

Goduser

This is copyrighted work. You can't take Microsofts work and release it under LGPL. It's not legal, and should be removed.

People are using Linux because it's free. Please keep KDE clean.

Don't download stuff that's not legal.

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11 years ago

Leo85

So why MacOS-like styles can be "reproduced"? Even these themes are copyrighted...

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11 years ago

kkrizka

It's not working, I had a error about a directory not existing. You forget to change the second line to /usr/src/packages from /usr/src/RPM. Great package otherwise, thanks!

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11 years ago

jarpa70

hello i am new in linux and can't make work your theme, i dont know wich version download (i have tried almost everyone) and it still doest work in my computer, i have mandrake 10.2. Plese help..

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11 years ago

GreyWizzard

Just thought I would let you know that your first screen shot here caused an argument in my office as to what OS was being pictured.

No matter what I said or what I pointed out, there were several people that will not believe that it is not a screen shot of a different OS.

I have not had a chance to check it out beyond the screen shots, but even if it doesn't work for me on my wife's FC4 x86_64 box (she is a complete Linux nube and this would be PERFECT for her is it will) I have to offer my congratulations on how close you got.

Nice job!

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11 years ago

papchap

KDE 3.3.2
In file included from starter.moc.cpp:11:
starter.h:36: error: field `m_painter' has incomplete type
starter.h:38: error: field `pixmap' has incomplete type
starter.h:39: error: field `hoverPixmap' has incomplete type
starter.h:40: error: field `downPixmap' has incomplete type
make[2]: *** [starter.moc.lo] Ошибка 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/papchap/tmp/themes/baghira-0.6c/starter'

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11 years ago

xanol

Try including this in starter/starter.h


#include < qpainter.h >
#include < kpixmap.h >

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11 years ago

dwlkr78

hi!

can someone plz describe what has to be done if this theme should be installed on kubuntu 5.0.4?

plz very easy steps, i.e.:
(1) download this: http://xyz...
(2) extract to...
(3) open a console and enter blah blah
(4) open control...

could some plz be so kind?

i downloaded the RPM and made a DEB of it with command "alien" and i've extracted everything - and i don know what to do now :///

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11 years ago

netmaxd

Hello !
Good XP style :-)
Work well on my Kubuntu Kde 3.4.2.

Question !
My winbar (superkaramba) work well but
is very small. how to enlarge my winbar?

Thank very much :_)

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11 years ago

motstudios

this theme doesnt work on 3.4

also, how come there is so few XP Luna themes out there for KDE or any other window manager?

this one looks perfect from the screenshots but it just doesnt work with KDE 3.4

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11 years ago

weyer

nice one... i just needed something like this to make my parent use linux... :-)

does anybody know howto change the color of the open window buttons (in taskbar) to the regular blue like under winxp ? That would be the final touch.

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12 years ago

anonymousbiatch2

I'm just curious. Can m$ file a lawsuit?

This is a pretty good clone. But if you're running gnome, this guy has improved upon xp's look
http://art.gnome.org/themes/gtk2/777/
It is the most popular!


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11 years ago

amakiell

well this sucks.. - I recommend NOT installing this if you are running a knoppix 3.8 hard drive install, because it removed all the minimise, maximise, close buttons from all my windows. If anyone wants to tell me how to get these back without reinstalling everything, that would be great.

I dont mean it has no buttons, I mean that after realising that the only thing this theme changed was changing the colour of the panel to blue, and changing back to the default which I had saved as a theme, the windows were boned.

Repeat - do NOT install.

/rant

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11 years ago

amakiell

well ok, setting defaults brings the buttons back. Still pretty weird though.

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11 years ago

Atreta

i was experiencing the same problem as you and figured a way to get the buttons back without reinstalling anything. First open kcontrol and go to look'n feel (i guess that's it in english, mine is in portuguese) then go to window decoration and go to the buttons tab and mark the second box so it will enable you to customize the way they are showed, then click on minimize and drag and drop it to the end of the bar name kde just right above the button options, then add all buttons you were missing like maximize and close and click apply and here they are :D

Hope i could help you and everyone else who got the same problem

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12 years ago

oracle

I have got some problem to install the toolbar. How do i have to install that?

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12 years ago

lordeldor

The toolbar is a superkaramba theme. Install superkaramba, and select use theme from hard drive. Select the file labeled winbar.theme in the winbar folder.
Best thing I could figure was to make the regular taskbar transparent, and remove all the icons from it....

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12 years ago

oracle

would you like to give me a site where i can downl superkaramba?

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