Glossary

A

active task

A task which has a timer running.

D

D-Bus

The interprocess communication protocol used in KDE. Short for Desktop Bus.

desktop

GNU/Linux®, FreeBSD and other systems that run X-Windows have multiple desktops. You can typically have four different desktops installed by default. Each desktop can display its own set of programs and files. When KDE first starts up, the desktop you see is Desktop 1. If you press Ctrl+F2, you will see Desktop 2. Pressing Ctrl+F1 will bring back Desktop 1.

H

history

If KTimetracker is configured to log history, it will record every start/stop timer event. This history is not cleared when times are reset and remains on file until the task is deleted.

S

session

A user-defined starting point for the session timers. A new session begins when you select FileStart New Session. Session data is not saved when you create a new session.

Session Time

The time spent on the task since the session began.

system tray

The system tray is in the bar that (by default) appears at the bottom of the screen. In this system tray the KTimetracker icon is on the far right.

T

top level task

A task with no parent tasks.

Total Session Time

The time spent on the task and all its subtasks since the session began.

Time

The time spent on the task since all times were reset.

Total Time

The time spent on the task and all its subtasks since all times were reset.