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Link:  Link
Minimum required   KDE 3.x
Downloads:  15828
Submitted:  Apr 20 2005
Updated:  Mar 21 2006


You can check out the SuperKaramba web site at:


Here is the FAQ:


And for you developers out there, here's the API:


What is SuperKaramba?

SuperKaramba is, in simple terms, a tool that allows you to easily create interactive eye-candy on your KDE desktop. Currently, only linux is officially supported.

How does it work?

Theme writers create themes, or text files that define their widget. Then, they can optionally add python scripting to make their widget interactive. The possibilities are endless!

Here are just some examples of the things that can be done:

Display system information such as CPU Usage, MP3 playing, etc.

Create cool custom toolbars that work any way imaginable

Create little games or virtual pets that live on your desktop

Display information from the internet, such as weather and headlines

The possibilities really are endless!

Any questions, you can ask in our forum:

Or drop by IRC anytime:

irc.freenode.net #superkaramba

Thank you for your continued support while things are in transition.


Changes in 0.39:

- Themes now go to the background correctly when opening multiple themes at the same time
- itemDropped() callback now has x/y cooridinates
- Fixed the New Stuff dialog's installed status check marks for failed downloads
- Don't pop up the Theme Dialog when restoring a session and there aren't any themes saved in the session
- Local themes can now be removed from the theme dialog, although we don't delete the theme out from underneath the user. It is delisted so that they can change their mind later and run it again.
- Downloaded themes from New Stuff get moved to trash:/ when a user clicks uninstall so they can restore it if they wish.
- Better checks for libknewstuff when compiling.
- Using New Stuff where theme authors post url links instead of file downloads will now open in a browser window for the user. Beware that closing this without downloading a package will still leave it as installed as far as New Stuff is concerned. (shortcoming of KNewStuff)
- new format options for things like kilobits, kilobytes and gigabytes as listed on our sensor information page: http://netdragon.sourceforge.net/ssensors.html
- Many new functions added and the examples of how to use them:
callTheme - Pass a string to another theme
changeInterval - Change the refresh interval of the theme
createServiceClickArea - Create a Service-named Click Area Sensor
getIncomingData - Get incoming data passed from another theme
getPrettyThemeName - Get the pretty name of the theme
getServiceGroups - Get KDE Service Groups
getSystraySize - Get the size of the Systray
getUpdateTime - Get last updated time
managementPopup - Activates the Management Popup menu (i.e. SK right click config menu)
openNamedTheme - Open a new theme giving it a new name
removeClickArea - Remove a Click Area Sensor
run - Execute a command with KRun
setIncomingData - Set incoming data passed in another theme
setUpdateTime - Set last updated time
setWantRightButton - Set to 1 to deactivate management popups (i.e. SK right click config menu)
setWidgetOnTop - changes 'on top' status

Note: API documentation will be updated in the coming weekend, but there are examples of how to use the new functions in the download package.

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 by scubarichfl on: Jul 12 2005
Score 50%

Sorry if I seem like an idiot you guys. I have recently totally switched over to linux from XP Pro and enjoy it very much. The distro that I am running is Suse 9.3 Pro. I have downloaded Superkaramba and have tried to compile. At the end of the ./configure script I get this:

checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!

Any suggestion on what to do? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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 Re: Compiling

 by p0z3r on: Jul 14 2005
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Be sure to install your Xorg-x11-devel package for your distro.


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 Re: Re: Compiling

 by scubarichfl on: Jul 15 2005
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Thank you very much for the reply. Much appreciated. I got everything working now. Thanks again.


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 compiling error

 by NaNiNaNi on: Jul 18 2005
Score 50%

here is the eorror:
checking for KDE... configure: error:
in the prefix, you've chosen, are no KDE headers installed. This will fail.
So, check this please and use another prefix!

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 Re: compiling error

 by abattoir on: Jul 22 2005
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Install the 'kdelibs-devel' package.
Instead of posting hear and waiting for a reply, you could do a search in google and find answers instantly. :)

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 Drag n Drop

 by nuka on: Jul 24 2005
Score 50%

The window which lists the themes needs to support drag n drop of .skz files.

also, it would be nice to have it detect skz files in selected directories and add them to the list automatically(like amaroks collection browser).

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 another error...

 by tourist on: Aug 4 2005
Score 50%

guys, i'm totally new to linux and here's what i get trying to compile superkaramba from source:
checking for libz... configure: error: not found.
Possibly configure picks up an outdated version
installed by XFree86. Remove it from your system.

Check your installation and look into config.log

It's probably something stupid but for me it's like outerspace:))
Thank for any suggestions.

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 by guppetto on: Aug 4 2005
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1. Has the Mandriva compilation error been resolved?

2. Since Superkaramba is now in the kde 3.5 branch, has the problem of having shadows drawn incorrectly around widgets been resoved?

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 Re: Mandriva

 by p0z3r on: Aug 9 2005
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If this is when using kompmgr or xcompmgr, try starting it with different options such as -CcFf.

cheers, -p0z3r
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 Failure in "make"

 by cherusker on: Aug 4 2005
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I just tried to set this up. Configure went well, but MAKE says:

WARNING: use unsermake instead of make or use a wrapper script, e.g. makeobj!!!
/home/kdesvn/SVN/unsermake/unsermake all
make: /home/kdesvn/SVN/unsermake/unsermake: Command not found
make: *** [all] Fehler 127

What is wrong? Thanks in advance and: I love this prog!

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 Re: Failure in "make"

 by g1gsw on: Aug 4 2005
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I have the same problem here.

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 Re: Failure in "make

 by p0z3r on: Aug 4 2005
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This was discovered to be a problem with unsermake and svn2dist. I've uploaded a new packge to sourceforge that doesn't use unsermake to generate the package.

Anyone who's downloaded and doesn't have unsermake, PLEASE REDOWNLOAD.

Sorry about the problems.


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