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the next kubuntu graphics stack

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KDE
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Ubuntu

vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.

Memory usage improvements for KDEPIM 4.11

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blogs.kde.org: The other day I went to buy a DDR stick but the shop was closed so the only solution was to sit down and fix some memory hungry applications.

KDE 4.11 RC1 Released

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kde.org: Today KDE released the first release candidate of the new versions of Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.

An unexpected journey

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KDE
Software

martin-graesslin.com: Since my last post quite some progress has been made in getting KWin working on top of a Wayland compositor. My main focus of work has been on the input stack.

spooning, not forking

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KDE
Software

vizzzion.org: While other Free software projects drift apart, splitting up in multiple forks that stop talking to each other, differentiate based on the wrong reasons, what we see here during Akademy is projects growing closer to each other. This is a good development, so let’s look at it a bit more detailed.

KDE Manifesto: There and Back Again

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ervin.ipsquad.ne: The KDE Manifesto is almost one year old now... That prompts the obvious question of "Did it have any effect?" And good news, yes it did, so all that work wasn't for nothing!

Also: Akademy 2013 is on

KDE Considering Three Month Release Schedule

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ostatic.com: Àlex Fiestas, KDE developer, has recently proposed a three month release schedule for major releases as opposed to the six month schedule now being practiced. He says it should reduce work load and allow users to get new features quicker.

Netrunner 13.06 Enigma: Best KDE Out of the Box Experience

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KDE
Linux

linuxadvocates.com: I am going to tell you straight up, Netrunner Enigma is the best KDE-based (version 4.10.4) Ubuntu derivative I have ever used.

Participate in KScreen Survey: How do you setup your screen(s)?

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KDE
Hardware
Software

user-prompt.com: Call for participation in a study about the requirements for the screen management tool KScreen.

A Year of the Linux Desktop

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KDE
Linux
Interviews

kde.org: Around a year ago, a school in the southeast of England, Westcliff High School for Girls Academy (WHSG), began switching its student-facing computers to Linux, with KDE providing the desktop software. The school's Network Manager, Malcolm Moore, contacted us at the time. Now, a year on, he got in touch again.

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