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How to easily create a GNOME Style panel layout in KDE

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Ubuntu users dipping their toes into the glossy pool of Kubuntu can often be left bamboozled by the look and behaviour of the KDE desktop.

nowardev, a Kubuntu forums user, thought it might be helpful to put together a small script for such users that transforms the look of the stock Kubuntu desktop into something more familiar: that of the traditional Ubuntu desktop.

The result is this:


This change is purely cosmetic; the desktop may look GNOME but the power and features of KDE remain.

You’ll find the full instructions @

Source: KDE forums via nowardev