17:51 - Sunday, 20 April 2014

How Do I Get The Plasmoid Repository

#Topics: repository for kubuntu plasma widgets,what is ppa for kde plasmoids

I had a load of plasmoids, beginning with plasma-widget- and kde-applet and kde-plasmoid-, which I think I had added from a PPA, but I can’t for the life of me find which one it is (I did a fresh install). I have already tried the backports (first PPA I added anyway), but it isn’t the one.

Plasmoids / Plasma-widgets

The Ubuntu is using the plasma-widget-* as the package name: http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?38465-Plasmoids-are-now

KDE plasmoids – from the Ubuntu repositories and from the Kubuntu developers PPA

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:~$ apt-cache show plasma-widgets-workspaceDescription: plasma widgets and containments for the KDE Plasma Workspace This package contains standard Plasma widgets and containments shipped in the KDE base workspace module. They provide such basic desktop functionality as the panel, task manager, application laucher, clock and more. The default KDE Workspace is a combination of these visual components. . This package also includes the default animator used by the main KDE Plasma Desktop shell. . This package is part of the KDE workspace module.Homepage: http://www.kde.org/:~$ apt-cache show plasma-widgets-addonsDescription: additional widgets for Plasma This package contains additional Plasma widgets shipped in the Plasma addons module. Install it if you want a variety of widgets on your Plasma desktop. . This package provides the following widgets:  * Binary Clock  * Black Board...  * Weather Forecast  * Web Slice . This package is part of the KDE Plasma addons module.Homepage: http://plasma.kde.org/

Plasmoids (binaries) source is from the KDE-apps or somewhere – The Ubuntu repositories and the Kubuntu developers PPA have the package

Example: plasma-widget-smooth-tasks

:~$ apt-cache show plasma-widget-smooth-tasksDescription: alternate task manager plasma widget This task manager replacement shows only task icons to increase the free space of the panel.Homepage: https://bitbucket.org/flupp/smooth-tasks-fork/

Third party ppa

Example: plasma-widget-daisy -> PPA search: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas?name_filter=plasma-widget-daisy

Plasma scrips

The plasma scripts can be downloaded/installed from the add-widgets action:

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