KDE-Apps.org Applications for the KDE-Desktop 
 GTK-Apps.org Applications using the GTK Toolkit 
 GnomeFiles.org Applications for GNOME 
 MeeGo-Central.org Applications for MeeGo 
 CLI-Apps.org Command Line Applications 
 Qt-Apps.org Free Qt Applications 
 Qt-Prop.org Proprietary Qt Applications 
 Maemo-Apps.org Applications for the Maemo Plattform 
 Java-Apps.org Free Java Applications 
 eyeOS-Apps.org Free eyeOS Applications 
 Wine-Apps.org Wine Applications 
 Server-Apps.org Server Applications 
 apps.ownCloud.com ownCloud Applications 
 KDE-Look.org Artwork for the KDE-Desktop 
 GNOME-Look.org Artwork for the GNOME-Desktop 
 Xfce-Look.org Artwork for the Xfce-Desktop 
 Box-Look.org Artwork for your Windowmanager 
 E17-Stuff.org Artwork for Enlightenment 
 Beryl-Themes.org Artwork for the Beryl Windowmanager 
 Compiz-Themes.org Artwork for the Compiz Windowmanager 
 EDE-Look.org Themes for your EDE Desktop 
 Debian-Art.org Stuff for Debian 
 Gentoo-Art.org Artwork for Gentoo Linux 
 SUSE-Art.org Artwork for openSUSE 
 Ubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Ubuntu 
 Kubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Kubuntu 
 LinuxMint-Art.org Artwork for Linux Mint 
 Arch-Stuff.org Art And Stuff for Arch Linux 
 Frugalware-Art.org Themes for Frugalware 
 Fedora-Art.org Artwork for Fedora Linux 
 Mandriva-Art.org Artwork for Mandriva Linux 
 KDE-Files.org Files for KDE Applications 
 OpenTemplate.org Documents for OpenOffice.org
 GIMPStuff.org Files for GIMP
 InkscapeStuff.org Files for Inkscape
 ScribusStuff.org Files for Scribus
 BlenderStuff.org Textures and Objects for Blender
 VLC-Addons.org Themes and Extensions for VLC
 KDE-Help.org Support for your KDE Desktop 
 GNOME-Help.org Support for your GNOME Desktop 
 Xfce-Help.org Support for your Xfce Desktop 
openDesktop.orgopenDesktop.org:   Applications   Artwork   Linux Distributions   Documents    Linux42.org    OpenSkillz.com   


- Content .- Fans (1) . 

Voting applet for recent stuff from GHNS


KDE4 Brainstorm

Score 78%
Voting applet for recent stuff from GHNS

Downloads:  79
Submitted:  May 19 2010


With \\\"Get Hot New Stuff\\\" (GHNS) interface you can download new content from within an application. You can for example get a list of thumbnails of new wallpapers, download a map for Marble and so on.
The new voting feature lets you rate something directly from the dialog box so that others users can see your vote. Unfortunaly, this system has a big disadvantage : you will often rate the content without having it really tryed, e.g., when I download a wallpaper, I want to use it for a few minutes and only then, I can judge if it is a good wallpaper. So if I don\\\'t vote right after the download, I must return in the GHNS dialog box, find my wallpaper again and vote for it. Soooo annoying !

If KDE could provide a plasmoid which appears in the systray when I download from GHNS and show me the 4 or 5 last recently downloaded things with the ability to rate them from there, it could certainely boost the voting system. With this \\\"Voting Applet\\\", I can download some wallpapers, a map for Marble, data for Parley, scripted plasmoids..., use them for a few time and then decide, \\\"OK, this is a good Wallpaper..., I will give it 4 stars !\\\".

Once you voted, the entry in the popup is deleted. It would be great if one can delete a recent download from there too (not simply delete the entry in the popup but completely unsinstall the wallpaper/plasmoid/map... maybe a little out of the scope of such an applet but it could be great...)

I included an application in the mockup (DigiKam). Ubuntu allows you to rate applications from their store but it\\\'s the same problem here : I don\\\'t want to rate an application that I just downloaded, I want to use it before ! This plasmoid could provide an nice place where distro can integrate the voting feature of their software manager (KPackageKit, Shaman...).

One more thing : I\\\'m not sure if this popup menu that I call \\\"applet\\\" from the beginning should really be a standalone plasmoid or if this system could be integrated in the notification area. Maybe the notification area is a better place because I personnaly don\\\'t want to always have a Voting plasmoid in my panel, it should be accessible only when I recently downloaded something from GHNS and disappear after a few minutes/hours.

What do you think ? :-)

(you can vote for this idea in the KDE Brainstorm forum : http://forum.kde.org/brainstorm.php?mode=idea&i=88012&page=1)

just an idea...

Send to a friend
Other  Artwork  from DanaKil
Report inappropriate content



 by plaristote on: May 19 2010
Score 50%

This is exactly the kind of features that the openDesktop frameworks needs to become awesome.
Of course we miss a lot of more important stuff, but I see the future like this as well.

Reply to this


 Re: Excellent

 by TheRob on: May 20 2010
Score 50%

Indeed, there could be a tray icon for
notifications on new stuff on opendesktop,
configurable ofc, no spamming :D

Looks good man

\\\\\\\"life sucks, get a f***ing helmet alright!\\\\\\\" -Denis Leary
Reply to this


 Re: Re: Excellent

 by DanaKil on: May 20 2010
Score 50%

My english seems to be very bad because it's not what I proposed :-)

This applet should only show what I installed on my own computer, with Get Hot New Stuff, it has nothing to do with the fresh stuffs posted on opendesktop sites.

Reply to this


 Re: Re: Re: Excellent

 by plaristote on: May 23 2010
Score 50%

I think we understood =) ! And it's good ! But this is an open door for new features like notifications for new stuffs (there could be a plasmoid allowing you to follow new stuff for applications you're intrusted him for instance).

Next thing I'm waiting for GetHotNewStuff is categories. Plasmoid downloading needs that : right now it's just a mess.
There should be more sub-categories for the new stuff, and GetHotNewStuff should support them.

Reply to this



 by Nopersona on: May 20 2010
Score 50%


Reply to this

Add commentBack


How do you like Plasma 5?
 The best KDE Desktop ever.
 Definitely a nice improvement.
 Not decided yet. Haven't tried it yet.
 I do not like some of the changes.
 KDE is taking the wrong way.
 I am still sticking with KDE 3.5.
 I have no opinion, but wanted to vote anyway.


 Who we are
More about us
Frequently Asked Questions
Updates on identi.ca
Updates on Twitter
Content RSS   
News RSS   
Discussion RSS   
Events RSS   

Add Artwork
Public API
About KDE-Look.org
Legal Notice
Spreadshirt Shop
CafePress Shop
Sponsor us
Report Abuse

Copyright 2001-2016 KDE-Look.org Team  
All rights reserved. KDE-Look.org is not liable for any content or goods on this site.
All contributors are responsible for the lawfulness of their uploads.
KDE and K Desktop Environment are trademarks of KDE e.V.