kde3 xp style

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Description:

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


This theme contains same parts of other themes.

Thanks to all.
Last changelog:

16 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

Ekardnam

14 years ago

but who wants this? I have never liked Windows XP look and feel (hate that ugly green start-button :P).

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gentooxbox

14 years ago

How do you get the "Go" to say "Start"?

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martianpackets

14 years ago

M$ has a killer interface. so does kde tho. much more configurable, almost to a fault

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mrgosack

14 years ago

Considering the incredible amount of anti-Microsoft sentiment around here, this is the most popular theme. Odd.

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citycat

14 years ago

O, well! Now I can ask "Guess, what OS is installed on my box? Do you think, is it XP? He-he, you are wrong!"

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aliceoutchains

14 years ago

If people want xp then they should buy unstable, slow and unsecure crap from M$. Keep linux clean of the style wich is linked so damn hard to those 3 holy points of a good OS

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pivarac

14 years ago

Looks like pretty lame imitation of btw totally shitty XP look - I think we need more authentic themes/styles, not just copycat artwork after the look of the very foe.

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monkeyhead

14 years ago

*cough! cough* zealot *cough!*

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Freak

14 years ago

Totaly agree...

Had the same feeling regarding "My Login Manager", too freaking WinBlows like.

Like I said regarding the other one, leave copying stuff from other OSes to MickeySoft.

Since I'm forced to use Win2K at the office I installed WindowBlinds so I can change the look of my boxen, all the other wannabe geeks think I'm running X.

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gnome

14 years ago

ops
the installation return me these:
QPixmap: Cannot create a QPixmap when no GUI is being used
What I have to do?
P.S. 10x

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KDEThemer

14 years ago

I found out how to make the kicker look like the real deal: you need a Karamba theme called WinBar (you can find it here on KDE-Look.org)

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shafff

14 years ago

is there will be xp style for kde 3.2?

can't understand why this theme isn't in standard artwork package

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KDEThemer

14 years ago

I don't think it can be in standard artwork because it may be copyrighted, etc. and Microsoft may go to court or something about it. So I don't think it can be in standard artwork.

And people- stop arguing about this style! It just imitates XP, there are styles that imitate all sorts of OS'es out there! If you don't like XP, then don't use the style. (That's why I don't use it).

Besides that, I would give it a "good" since it is a very nice imitation (even though I think that the XP style is ugly)

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tata

14 years ago

The only imagenable reson for composeing this theme - you are collecting the longest list of needless comments.

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tomaten

14 years ago

Hello, the original XP-Taskbar is an Karamba-Theme. Look in the Karamba Section!

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emeraldpc

14 years ago

In KDE 3.1.4 a taskbar have gray, 2-3 px border and buttons of programs on taskbar not look like on your screenshot but look like original KDE. How to do it?

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fulanito

14 years ago


Un representante de Cuba por aqui. El tema parece muy bonito. Gracias.

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KDEThemer

14 years ago

This theme is a pretty good imitation- though I prefer something original. This could be good for people migrating from Windows to Linux because of the My Computer and Network Neighborhood clones.

The bad is that I can't get the panel to look real- like in the first screenshot! How do you do that?

I'm not going to use this for my default theme (because I dont' like Microsoft, and I think the theme's kind of ugly anyway), but I would like to use it to play pranks! :-)

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fishears

14 years ago

Why are some people being such utter DICKS about this theme?

It's called freedom of choice - who are you to put this down?

For your information you can get Linux visual styles for XP.

Take it or leave it.

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Bague

14 years ago

The theme looks great, and the xp luna theme is quite sleek, but How do you get the taskbar and start menu to look like the real deal (first screenshot). Also, since this is licenced under GPL, how bout some avid themers work on making this one look even more like luna, or possibly make a spinoff for some other popular themes.

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christoph

14 years ago

I am curious: How have you achieved the 'start-button' on kicker?

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fauzie

14 years ago

are you going to fix the corner of the windows decoration? Other than that it looks almost perfect, just need to add the BSOD screen saver and it will be ready for my guest account ;)

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wroemer

14 years ago

Look at
http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=4830

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dwel

14 years ago

i've noticed fonts on desktop, taskbar, ... are not the same as win xp.
What do I have to change/add in my configuration center (fonts) to get it?

PS: the best font I found is Nimbus... but it could be better
thx
Dwel

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edjones

14 years ago

Great Theme!! It allowed me to slip in a linux install at work. Only one person so far has noticed it's not really XP!

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16 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

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