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How to create my OWN kde desktop. what are all the things i need to do. please help me.

  thanks in advance.
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by:Karl Heinz Kremer
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What do you mean by your "own desktop"? You get your own desktop when you log in the first time. After that you can modify the desktop, and all your modifications are "your own". Just add to it, or modify the menus, ...
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by:maheshexp
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i want to create a desktop of my own look and feel something who post like http://www.kde-look.org/ in the themes sections...how to do that...i am every much eager in developing such...i use FEDORA now..
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by:owensleftfoot
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look at the developer section on http://www.kde-look.org/help/index.php
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by:Karl Heinz Kremer
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You don't want to create your own desktop, you want to create your own theme. In this case owensleftfoot's link is the right place to start. Look under the "Developer" section.
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i have to localize the desktop too...in that case what to do
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by:Karl Heinz Kremer
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KDE has localization support, just use that. I don't know if there is anything specific to themes, but this document describes the general KDE localization process: http://i18n.kde.org/translation-howto/trhowto.pdf
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what is POT and PO Files. what it does, some says that editing it to the local language will give localization ???/
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PO and POT files are used to translate KDE applications (http://i18n.kde.org/translation-howto/doc-files.html).
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No comment has been added to this question in more than 21 days, so it is now classified as abandoned..
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