Plasma/Installing Plasmoids

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Installing Plasma Widgets

Found a new widget, but don't know how to install it? Here's how!
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Installing from KDE-Look.org

Select Add Widgets... from desktop menu.

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Select 'Get New Widgets' -> 'Download New Plasma Widgets' from Widget Explorer.

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Search for widget and press install.

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Drag installed widget to the desktop or a panel as usual.

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Installing from local file

Select Add Widgets... from desktop menu.

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Select 'Get New Widgets' -> 'Install Widget From Local File...' from Widget Explorer.

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Select the widget type to install.

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Select a local file and press Finish.

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Installing from Konsole

To install a Plasma widget from Konsole type:

# plasmapkg -u widget-file-name.plasmoid

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