But remove the *unsupported* quickaccess and replace with trash widget?
In Kubuntu is not present a quick access to trash and (imho) the
choises are two, put the trash widget on the Desktop or in the Panel.
Instead is present an unmaintained widget. Strange!
Just my two cents
> Markus, I am no coder. I managed to make diff identfy the necessary code in another widget and to luckily find a place in the source of the quickaccess widget to copy it to so that it works - but I don't understand anything of what's going on in the source code, so it would be pointless if I would presume to try to maintain it - and git is all Greek to me whenever I look at it
... I'm just a user who likes to contribute with some art, bug reporting and newbie support, desperate enough to touch the code of the widget without knowing what I'm doing.
> But if that's the only way to keep it alive and to get the code into it: how to apply for commit rights?
> Am Freitag, 11. März 2011, 16:17:02 schrieb Markus Slopianka:
>> QuickAccess is unmaintained. Even the fork that was once created is unmaintained.
>> I would suggest that someone with close connections to KDE (Harald, Aurelien, Jonathan?)
>> uploads the sources to KDE's git server. Then everyone with commit access can add
>> occasional updates.
>> Maybe you could even apply for commit rights and maintain it.
>> Am Freitag 11 März 2011, 12:09:46 schrieb firstname.lastname@example.org:
>> > Hi
>> > Is there a chance that the quickaccess widget which sits as default widget
>> > in the Kubuntu panel will be adjusted to the KDE version?
>> > Since KDE 4.5 it is possible to set the max. panel icon size via
>> > systemsettings. KDE-internal widgets like trash have been fixed by the KDE
>> > devs so that their icons increase in the panel when the panel grows in
>> > height. Alas the quickaccess widget is missing this code so it stays at
>> > tiny max. 32x32 even if the panel is 128 pixel high.
>> > I looked into the code of the trash widget and could separate the necessary
>> > code snippet via diff. I added it to the quickaccess widget and it works
>> > flawlessly, see
>> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/plasma-widget-quickaccess/+bug/6
>> > 30879 (diffs and screenshots before/after).
>> > It would be great if this code finally would make it into Natty Narwhal,
>> > because quickaccess is a default widget in Kubuntu and it does not only
>> > look ugly to have a tiny folder icon floating in the center of a huge
>> > panel but it's also a usability issue for people with not so good eyes.
>> > Thanks.
>> > Best,
>> > Susan
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