[SATLUG] KDE4.3.3/Mandriva

Clifton Lamont Doss lamont_doss at satx.rr.com
Sun Nov 8 19:56:45 CST 2009

Just installed the openSuse 11.2 RC and then KDE4.3.3 from the repos. So far 
so good....at least, once I finished tweaking my fonts and installing various 
codecs. Not the resource hog I was expecting. I'll try to break it later this 

On Sunday 08 November 2009 06:55:05 pm Christopher Connell wrote:
> I'm still a noob so bare with me. I'm not sure what Mandriva runs like with
>  KDE 4.3.3. I'm running Mandriva 2010 with GNOME 2.28.0 and it seems to be
>  running OK. I have noticed a few bugs. Epiphany will occassionally go grey
>  and freeze up. Firefox will display a message npviewer.bin has crashed.
>  Downloading "Seamonkey" seems to be the easiest fix. It's close enough to
>  Firefox (Based off the Mozilla open source code for Firefox).
> Also, as Howard pointed out, there was an issue with the sound when I
>  played Uplink. (Yeah I know I'm a nerd playing a hacker game that's
>  nothing like hacking. :-) )
> Lastly, my smartcard reader and SD camera card reader don't work. But those
>  are linux issues. I found a driver from MUSCLE (Movement for the use of
>  smartcards in a linux enviornment) that I'm going to try out to get the
>  smartcard working.
> All-in-all Mandriva has been a good distro. I'd imagine that the KDE
>  version would behave the same.
> --- On Sun, 11/8/09, Typing on an upside-down keyboard.
>  <ovalvw57 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Typing on an upside-down keyboard. <ovalvw57 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] KDE4.3.3
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
>  <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Sunday, November 8, 2009, 11:42 PM
> --- On Sun, 11/8/09, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've got KDE 4.3 on a test laptop with Slackware 13. GUI is fantastic
> > looking, but I've found its somewhat CPU intensive.
> In openSUSE it's a huge resource hog. In Mandriva it's not nearly as bad,
>  almost nice. But just almost.

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