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Preview of KDE 4.5

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maketecheasier.com: Just as KDE 3.5 was intended to be a stabilizing, long-term release, the primary goal of KDE 4.5 is to fix outstanding bugs and increase stability. Users will not be blown away by the new features, but there are a few worth noting.

KDE strategy for openSUSE

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SUSE

nowwhatthe.blogspot: Within openSUSE a strategic discussion is going on - what direction should we, as a distribution community, take?

going on in the Plasma worlds

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aseigo.blogspot: ... lots has been going on in the Plasma worlds, including:

Overview: Common Linux desktops

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Software

linuxgazette.net: Something most new Linux users often struggle to understand is the concept of desktop environments. What a desktop environment actually is, I feel, gets further clouded when users start exploring different "spins" of a distro (short for distribution).

Desktop Summit 2011 Announced

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Software

kdenews.org: GNOME and KDE are teaming up again to host the 2011 Desktop Summit in Berlin, Germany. Due to the success of the 2009 Desktop Summit the projects will co-locate GUADEC and Akademy once again in August, 2011 for the largest free software desktop event ever.

KDE 4.5 Screenshot Tour

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abhitux.com: KDE 4.5 is coming out in August but I simply couldn’t wait to try it out a few days before the release. Hence, I got my hands on the Release Candidate v2.

Next generation OpenGL compositing in KDE 4.6

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blog.martin-graesslin.com: I want to give an overview on what I am planning and working on for KWin in KDE SC 4.6. The big topic for 4.6 is performance –

BlueDevil, the new KDE bluetooth stack is here

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Software

afiestas.org: We’re proud to announce the first release of BlueDevil, the new bluetooth stack for KDE SC.

Forking KDE 3: Trinity KDE's Timothy Pearson

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Interviews

earthweb.com: To most users, KDE 3 is obsolete, replaced two years ago by the KDE 4 series. Yet, many continue to lament the loss of KDE 3. Trinity KDE had started in order "to keep the KDE 3.5 computing style alive. Recently, I talked via email with Timothy Pearson about the project, its motivations, purposes, and plans.

KDE Software Compilation 4.5 RC3 Released

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KDE's release team has made available the last release candidate before 4.5.0 comes out next week. Please give it another whirl and tell us about problems with this release. Tagging will happen in the next days, so be quick doing that!

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