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I want to have a look at the code of the FolderView plasmoid (which is the thing I miss most from KDE) to see if it is in any way similar to the FolderView screenlet.

The screenlet is so buggy right now it's virtually useless (it hasn't been updated in two years) and maybe when I have the time, in like 20 years, I could try to debug/improve it to have it behave more like KDE's far superior plasmoid.

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Plasmoids are made with KDE's Plasma technology, based on Qt. So I'm 99.9% sure they have nothing common at all. – Oleh Prypin Aug 5 '12 at 16:06
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You can browse the source code of Folder View plasmoid at
KDE Projects → KDE / KDE Base Apps → Repository → root/plasma/applets/folderview
or checkout the KDE Base Apps repository with git clone git://

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Wow, that is a lot of code. Thanks @BlaXpirit! – Gabriel Aug 5 '12 at 18:00

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