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KDE's New Releases Make a Splash

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The new software from KDE's recent 4.5 Release Day has been well received by the technical media with widespread positive reviews and recognition of the focus on quality for this set of releases.

Features and Stability

Ars Technica highlights new features of KDE's Plasma workspaces with window tiling and improved notifications. The extensive article also welcomes Marble's route planning and the increasing use of dynamic languages among KDE developers with Javascript Plasma Widgets and the addition of the Python coded Kajongg to the KDE Games family.

ZDNet recognizes the combination of new features and increased polish with improved notifications and the new Activity Manager. The piece leads with impressive bug fix and new feature statistics that demonstrate the high level of KDE activity.

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