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Tue, Sep 25

valorie added a comment to T9127: Ship some KDE games with Cosmic.

Rik's list is great! Palapelli is pretty cool too. Single player puzzles. Adding a few games would be excellent. I play klondike from kpat multiple times per week.

Tue, Sep 25, 6:34 AM · Kubuntu

Aug 28 2018

valorie added a comment to T8381: Let's improve the look 'n feel of the installer and use more meaningful visuals and wording.

I have translated the Neon slideshow so I'm pretty sure the text is not incorporated into images. Anyway, making the text translatable is a necessity IMO. Non-English users will not be impressed by a partially translated installer.

Oh! Okay. I stand corrected. It is astonishing how elegant a slideshow can be with just a few well-chosen images and just a bit of text. The installer should probably not be a user manual.

Aug 28 2018, 8:52 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T9466: Get Global Menu support for all apps working out of the box in Cosmic.

This sounds exciting. Where are we on this? Should we discuss on Kubuntu-devel?

Aug 28 2018, 8:48 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T8532: Post clear instructions on the Kubuntu mainsite on how to gpg --verify any Kubuntu image (including the daily builds).

Added to the download page: https://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/

Aug 28 2018, 8:41 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T8693: Make Kubuntu Compliant with KDE's Privacy Policies.

You also tend to formulate your words in an accusatory and inflammatory way that puts people on the defensive.

I intend no harm. Lower your shields :)

Aug 28 2018, 8:31 PM · Kubuntu

May 24 2018

valorie updated the task description for T7050: Privacy Software.
May 24 2018, 1:35 AM · Goal settings 2017

Apr 17 2018

raddison awarded T8497: Banner for 18.04 Website, social media a 100 token.
Apr 17 2018, 6:35 PM · Kubuntu

Apr 15 2018

valorie edited the content of Getting Involved.
Apr 15 2018, 4:31 AM · Kubuntu

Apr 12 2018

valorie added a comment to T8497: Banner for 18.04 Website, social media.

Thank you ragreen. I failed at finding it in KDE sources.

Apr 12 2018, 9:01 PM · Kubuntu
valorie created T8497: Banner for 18.04 Website, social media.
Apr 12 2018, 1:50 AM · Kubuntu

Apr 9 2018

valorie added a comment to T8469: Build a curated list of Twitter feeds from interesting KDE contributors and users.

All checked for redundancy.

Apr 9 2018, 12:21 AM · KDE Promo

Mar 31 2018

valorie renamed T7911: Kubuntu should install PowerTOP and TLP and turn them on during installation : Publicity & Testing needed; re-evaluate for 18.10 from Kubuntu should install PowerTOP and TLP and turn them on during installation to Kubuntu should install PowerTOP and TLP and turn them on during installation : Publicity & Testing needed; re-evaluate for 18.10.
Mar 31 2018, 9:32 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7911: Kubuntu should install PowerTOP and TLP and turn them on during installation : Publicity & Testing needed; re-evaluate for 18.10.

As Rik said in irc, " if we are too push that on people by default, then we need a good case for it being of benefit to that majority, and no detriment to others."

Mar 31 2018, 9:30 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7979: Use kicker by default for Application Launcher : Wait until 18.10; re-test.

Perhaps by 18.10 we'll have Simple Menu, the One Menu to Rule Them All

Mar 31 2018, 9:20 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T7979: Use kicker by default for Application Launcher : Wait until 18.10; re-test from Use kicker by default for Application Launcher to Use kicker by default for Application Launcher : Wait until 18.10; re-test.
Mar 31 2018, 9:19 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7566: Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test.

@acrouthamel good point; done.

Mar 31 2018, 8:54 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T7566: Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test from Discover Backends : Wait until 18.10; re-test to Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test.
Mar 31 2018, 8:54 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T7566: Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test from Discover Backends to Discover Backends : Wait until 18.10; re-test.
Mar 31 2018, 8:46 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T8177: Run plasmashell with "PLASMA_USE_QT_SCALING=1" : Wait until 18.10; re-test from Run plasmashell with "PLASMA_USE_QT_SCALING=1" to Run plasmashell with "PLASMA_USE_QT_SCALING=1" : Wait until 18.10; re-test.
Mar 31 2018, 8:36 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T5964: Artful cycle - DONE from Artful cycle to Artful cycle - DONE.
Mar 31 2018, 8:23 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX from Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows to Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.
Mar 31 2018, 8:22 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7332: New sources for Bionic Beaver (MOTU upload or otherwise).

So Peruse, Cutelyst, kio-stash, systemdgenie, Plasma Mycroft and kube remain unpackaged or not uploaded.

Mar 31 2018, 8:16 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T5125: Package telepathy-morse - Resolved WONTFIX from Package telepathy-morse to Package telepathy-morse - Resolved WONTFIX.
Mar 31 2018, 8:11 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T7758: Bionic wallpapers - DONE from Bionic wallpapers to Bionic wallpapers - DONE.
Mar 31 2018, 8:05 PM · Kubuntu

Mar 27 2018

jackyalcine awarded T7864: Increase default size of all fonts by 1 pt a Love token.
Mar 27 2018, 10:47 PM · Kubuntu

Mar 23 2018

valorie added a comment to T7758: Bionic wallpapers - DONE.

Nice! Those are some of my favorites from the past too. +1

Mar 23 2018, 6:52 PM · Kubuntu

Mar 12 2018

valorie added a comment to T8187: Single click vs double-click.

I've been using KDE software since around 2002, and Plasma since the very beginning. I think I never changed the default of single-click, but since I can't seem to find a setting for that, without consulting some of those "how-to"s I'll just assume so. Even when using Windows and before that Mac (and before that Coleco ADAM) I've never figured out when it is appropriate to double-click and when single. I'm sorry to say that in KDE software that sense of mild bewilderment is unchanged, which is why I often resort to the commandline when possible.

Mar 12 2018, 10:13 PM · VDG

Mar 7 2018

valorie added a comment to T7205: create call for locations for Akademy 2019.

The previous Call for Hosts: https://ev.kde.org/akademy/CallforHosts_2018.pdf

Mar 7 2018, 7:34 AM · KDE e.V., Akademy
valorie added a comment to T7205: create call for locations for Akademy 2019.

Our previous Call edited a bit:

Mar 7 2018, 7:33 AM · KDE e.V., Akademy

Feb 28 2018

valorie added a comment to T8116: Create Kubuntu minimal install exclusion list.

mparillo, what packages besides Firefox would be excluded by your no-gtk rule?

Feb 28 2018, 8:41 PM · Kubuntu

Feb 26 2018

valorie added a comment to T8088: Remove flash dependency from kubuntu-restricted-addons?.

+1

Feb 26 2018, 10:07 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T2844: neonify KDE Config Driver Manager.

Any movement on this behind the scenes? Kubuntu would love not to have to keep up a Kubuntu-only driver manager, and Neon doesn't want to do that either. Surely other distros who use Discover have similar needs?

Feb 26 2018, 9:52 PM · Neon

Feb 19 2018

valorie added a comment to T8016: Disable KWin's default left touch screen edge.

A non-coder's perspective: please provide a config file rather than patching. Users can merely remove the config file if they don't like the change.

Feb 19 2018, 9:21 PM · Kubuntu

Feb 16 2018

valorie added a comment to T7980: Add Ctrl+H as Alternative Shortcut for Alt+. to Toggle Show Hidden Files.

Thanks for the clarification, michaeltunnel. Totally onboard with this small change!

Feb 16 2018, 12:39 AM · Kubuntu

Feb 15 2018

valorie added a comment to T7977: Show Application Names Instead of Description by Default (Kickoff).

I have no clue (and never had) which is kicker and which is kickoff! So +1 for me for showing the name somewhere -- and also the description. The popups in the icon-only panel (pinned) do show this now.

Feb 15 2018, 11:26 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7980: Add Ctrl+H as Alternative Shortcut for Alt+. to Toggle Show Hidden Files.

F8 does seem needlessly obscure. However, alt+H now give "Help" which does seem logical.

Feb 15 2018, 9:21 PM · Kubuntu

Feb 6 2018

valorie added a comment to T7523: Product Manager.

I think you are doing the job. Rick created the task, so I guess he should chime in when he can.

Feb 6 2018, 11:06 PM · Kubuntu

Feb 2 2018

valorie added a comment to T7864: Increase default size of all fonts by 1 pt.

The side-by-side is quite dramatic.

Feb 2 2018, 8:21 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7857: Add a "Show Desktop" widget to the far right side of the default panel.

I will add comments to your email. I wanted to check out all the links before doing so.

Feb 2 2018, 12:37 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7618: Turn on Slight RGB font hinting by default.

I have those setting already, and I think I set them after reading someone crab about the defaults. I don't know that these are the best settings for the most people, so I guess am a very lazy +1 on this.

Feb 2 2018, 12:36 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7856: Turn on Fade effect.

Now that I have compositing turned back on, I see the glide effect. I had missed that; I think we used to have it on by default.

Feb 2 2018, 12:31 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7857: Add a "Show Desktop" widget to the far right side of the default panel.

This is a truly cool widget, and I did miss the ability to do that easily when leaving my computer. So +1 for this suggestion as well.

Feb 2 2018, 12:30 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.

Aha, now I see the difference. And while I sort of like it is no professional, as you say.

Feb 2 2018, 12:27 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.

They do come back indeed. I wonder if I turned that off sometime by mistake.

Feb 2 2018, 12:25 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.

I have nvidia which I imagine supports it, but I rarely meddle with settings. How would I know if compositing were on or off? I don't think I see shadows.

Feb 2 2018, 12:20 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7855: Turn off translucency when moving and resizing windows - Resolved WONTFIX.

Turning that effect on and off for me shows no difference when resizing or moving windows, so I have no opinion. On the other hand, turning off effects seems sane unless there is wide-spread support for having them.

Feb 2 2018, 12:17 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7848: Use Ubuntu font.

Clicked send too quickly. I would support this if our international users were behind it. If not, I'd rather stick with Noto.

Feb 2 2018, 12:10 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7848: Use Ubuntu font.

As far as I know, it does not. Look at the choices you are offered if you want Noto, in contrast to what you are offered if you choose Ubuntu.

Feb 2 2018, 12:08 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7854: Use default wallpaper as background for KScreenlocker and SDDM lock screen.

This is *great* looking. I would support this, although the previous wallpaper I thought was pretty bad. This one is just awesome though.

Feb 2 2018, 12:07 AM · Kubuntu

Feb 1 2018

valorie added a comment to T7848: Use Ubuntu font.

I followed the discussion in KDE which led to the adoption of Noto, and it was based mostly on their coverage of the world, in particular Asian font families, and right-to-left fonts often used in west Asia and some places in Africa. This really is a huge advantage around the world.

Feb 1 2018, 11:54 PM · Kubuntu

Jan 31 2018

valorie added a comment to T6859: Falkon - VDG feedback.

VikingRedWolf, really good to see you joining in here!

Jan 31 2018, 11:57 PM · Falkon

Jan 29 2018

valorie added a comment to T6859: Falkon - VDG feedback.

Wow, I love this second iteration, Andy! Thanks so much for your work. <3

Jan 29 2018, 9:47 PM · Falkon

Jan 28 2018

valorie added a comment to T6859: Falkon - VDG feedback.

Hey Andy, thanks for the quick work! Of course the k has to be in there, and I agree on the eye. Maybe a bit more open and friendly. The beak is tough enough to fight off malware. :-)

Jan 28 2018, 9:29 PM · Falkon

Jan 15 2018

valorie added a comment to T7758: Bionic wallpapers - DONE.

Oh gosh another competition. Please no. On the other hand, it would be cool if people felt so inclined that they could contribute wallpapers with the proper licensing. That could perhaps be done through store.kde.org with a tag of Kubuntu?

Jan 15 2018, 8:32 PM · Kubuntu

Jan 11 2018

valorie added a comment to T7646: Make it SUPER obvious how to register for Phabricator for newer KDE fans.

For now I added some information at https://community.kde.org/Get_Involved#Ways_to_contribute

Jan 11 2018, 3:25 AM · Goal settings 2017

Dec 27 2017

valorie added a comment to T6873: Make sure Bionic does not ship with network-manager-config-connectivity(-debian).

We do blacklist it: http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/seeds/kubuntu.bionic/desktop

Dec 27 2017, 11:59 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T6873: Make sure Bionic does not ship with network-manager-config-connectivity(-debian).

Package now called network-manager-config-connectivity-ubuntu

Dec 27 2017, 11:57 PM · Kubuntu
valorie renamed T6873: Make sure Bionic does not ship with network-manager-config-connectivity(-debian) from Make sure Artful does not ship with network-manager-config-connectivity(-debian) to Make sure Bionic does not ship with network-manager-config-connectivity(-debian).
Dec 27 2017, 11:54 PM · Kubuntu

Dec 13 2017

valorie edited the content of Autopkgtests HOWTO.
Dec 13 2017, 9:09 PM
valorie edited the content of Autopkgtests HOWTO.
Dec 13 2017, 1:08 AM

Dec 11 2017

valorie added a comment to T7566: Discover Backends : Wait until 18.04.1; re-test.

Well, it would be nice to see snaps offered for those who want them. Are the KDE store offerings available through Discover?

Dec 11 2017, 6:50 AM · Kubuntu

Nov 17 2017

valorie added a comment to T7101: Collaboration Initiative with Other Distro - Meeting Fri 17th Nov 21:00 UTC.

Reasoned criticism is necessary -- and this fellow can help us make the LTS great.

Nov 17 2017, 11:02 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7101: Collaboration Initiative with Other Distro - Meeting Fri 17th Nov 21:00 UTC.

Budgie seems interesting -- anybody have some names of folks we should start chatting with?

Nov 17 2017, 10:03 PM · Kubuntu
valorie updated the task description for T7101: Collaboration Initiative with Other Distro - Meeting Fri 17th Nov 21:00 UTC.
Nov 17 2017, 9:16 PM · Kubuntu

Nov 7 2017

valorie added a comment to T7317: Promo Sprint: Time and Place.

Hi folks, I was invited to add input here, so I thought it over. This year was a very heavy travel year for me, and I can't face international travel so soon, so I'll bow out. Have a great time though!

Nov 7 2017, 7:17 AM · KDE Promo

Nov 3 2017

valorie added a comment to T7394: Notifications helper - don't bug users to install flash for Firefox in 2017!.

+1 from me, although I always install flash and then block by default. :-)

Nov 3 2017, 7:12 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7100: Raising Awareness - Promotion & Marketing - Meeting Fri 03 Nov 21:00 UTC.

General awareness, and target audience:

Nov 3 2017, 2:19 AM · Kubuntu

Oct 13 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Social Media.
Oct 13 2017, 11:20 PM
valorie created Kubuntu Social Media.
Oct 13 2017, 11:18 PM
valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Oct 13 2017, 11:14 PM · Kubuntu
valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Oct 13 2017, 11:08 PM · Kubuntu

Oct 12 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Oct 12 2017, 11:38 PM · Kubuntu

Oct 10 2017

valorie added a comment to T7098: Growing our community, and Onboarding new people - Meeting Fri 13 Oct 21:00 UTC.

One thing we've discussed a few times in the past is putting some text somewhere in the applications or other menu places. Putting info into installer slides is useful perhaps, for those who see them, but once the install is done, the information is gone. I don't know where such text could live, however.

Oct 10 2017, 7:32 AM · Kubuntu

Oct 3 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Oct 3 2017, 9:44 PM · Kubuntu

Oct 1 2017

valorie added a comment to T7015: Update default user logo for 17.10 and sddm/lockscreen background.

Weeeeeee!

Oct 1 2017, 11:08 PM · Kubuntu

Sep 27 2017

valorie added a comment to T7018: New Kubuntu Councillors meeting.

I'd like to add https://phabricator.kde.org/w/kubuntu/release-management/ - New paragraph at the top:

Sep 27 2017, 3:00 AM · Kubuntu

Sep 26 2017

valorie renamed Kubuntu Release Team from Kubuntu Release Management to Kubuntu Release Team.
Sep 26 2017, 11:59 PM · Kubuntu

Sep 23 2017

valorie added a comment to T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.

Evidently there is a calendar function here -- would be cool to integrate that for stuff like this!

Sep 23 2017, 7:52 PM · Kubuntu
valorie updated the task description for T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.
Sep 23 2017, 7:48 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.

Clive, what an excellent idea. Sorry I didn't see this for 3 months! But would be an excellent addition for our LTS.

Sep 23 2017, 7:45 PM · Kubuntu
valorie updated the task description for T7050: Privacy Software.
Sep 23 2017, 6:28 AM · Goal settings 2017

Sep 22 2017

valorie added a comment to T7018: New Kubuntu Councillors meeting.

I'll try again to get BBB working.

Sep 22 2017, 11:56 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7018: New Kubuntu Councillors meeting.

Thanks, Rik! That vision was a great start, and I think we've come a long way since then. And I think this is the perfect time to take stock and lay new plans.

Sep 22 2017, 11:55 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T7018: New Kubuntu Councillors meeting.

Can we get 1. a post to the Council ML about this with a CC to the developers ml, and 2. a link to Ovi's Kubuntu Vision?

Sep 22 2017, 8:37 PM · Kubuntu

Sep 15 2017

valorie added a comment to T7015: Update default user logo for 17.10 and sddm/lockscreen background.

I like all but the wallpaper -- unless we have it set to change when there is new wallpaper, in which case if the majority wants it, I'm fine with it.

Sep 15 2017, 7:13 PM · Kubuntu

Aug 31 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Aug 31 2017, 7:34 AM · Kubuntu

Aug 18 2017

valorie added a comment to T6818: Consider including gtk3-nocsd package in Kubuntu ISO/default install.

If it does what ngraham says it does, and it is small, of course we should include it.

Aug 18 2017, 9:19 PM · Kubuntu

Jul 28 2017

valorie added a comment to T5741: [Planning] analysis of current state of KDE promo.

Thanks for adding me to all these tasks, skadinna!

Jul 28 2017, 1:46 PM · KDE Promo

Jun 26 2017

valorie added a comment to T6350: Default applications in Kubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Oh, and removing KDE-Telepathy should be done if we're not giving people a working client now. I've not been able to get it to work in Zesty. I plan on upgrading to the alpha once it is released.

Jun 26 2017, 8:00 PM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T6350: Default applications in Kubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Sorry to have missed this discussion. Have we missed the chance to do these changes already? At least Dragonplayer -> VLC seems a no-brainer.

Jun 26 2017, 7:52 PM · Kubuntu

Jun 21 2017

valorie added a comment to T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.

Alpha 1 -- opt in, done (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/Alpha1)
Release notes: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/Alpha1/Kubuntu
News story: draft

Jun 21 2017, 11:21 PM · Kubuntu

Jun 1 2017

valorie added a comment to T6240: Testing Plasma 5.8.7 for Xenial Backports.

I've upgraded my travel laptop tonight, and will be using/testing it tomorrow afternoon. I'll report back any problems here.

Jun 1 2017, 7:53 AM · Kubuntu

May 31 2017

valorie added a comment to T6239: Testing Plasma 5.10 for Zesty backports.

upgrade went well; everything seems to work. Yakuake does seem to scroll and unscroll in a less smooth way, but it still works.

May 31 2017, 11:17 PM · Kubuntu

May 17 2017

valorie added a comment to T6147: Testing Frameworks 5.34 backports (zesty,yakkety,xenial).

Thanks for the clarification, Rik!

May 17 2017, 6:28 AM · Kubuntu
valorie added a comment to T6147: Testing Frameworks 5.34 backports (zesty,yakkety,xenial).

Upgraded my travel laptop running 16.04 LTS then added backports-landing, and updated and full-upgrade. Upon restart, no problems. Played a game of Klondike, used Chromium, everything seems to work well.

May 17 2017, 6:17 AM · Kubuntu

Apr 30 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Apr 30 2017, 9:39 PM · Kubuntu
valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Apr 30 2017, 7:42 PM · Kubuntu

Apr 28 2017

valorie updated the task description for T5984: Kubuntu 17.10 Wallpaper Contest.
Apr 28 2017, 10:22 PM · Kubuntu

Apr 27 2017

valorie edited the content of Kubuntu Release Team.
Apr 27 2017, 9:50 PM · Kubuntu
valorie created T5964: Artful cycle - DONE.
Apr 27 2017, 7:53 AM · Kubuntu