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Best KDE Distro of 2012

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: KDE has always intrigued me a lot, though I never started using it on daily basis for production purposes. It is really user-friendly, plasma interface looks awesome, effects are subtle and KDE 4.9.* is quite stable with loads of KDE specific applications. Almost every popular distro now has a KDE edition for the users, an evidence of the growing popularity of KDE.

Fifteen years of KDE

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cornelius-schumacher.de: Fifteen years ago Matthias Ettrich started the KDE community. On 14th October 1996 he wrote his famous email to the de.comp.os.linux.misc group on Usenet. He called for other programmers to join him to create a free desktop environment for Linux targeted at end users.

KDE Ships December Updates: 4.9.4

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kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the last in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.9 series. 4.9.4 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates.

Going from A to B in KDE, GNOME, and Windows

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As a Linux user, I've learned to appreciate the differences of doing things using the different desktops available. I started thinking of how one can see going from point A to point B in KDE and GNOME.

Fallback mode in KDE Plasma Workspaces

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martin-graesslin.com: Recently there has been a lot of buzz about non-composited fallback modes in various Desktop Shells and of course I have been asked several times about the fallback modes in KDE Plasma workspaces.

Why I Prefer KDE

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linux-magazine.com: Fifteen years ago today, KDE began -- and I, for one, am glad that it did. I run virtualized versions of all the major desktop environments, and have a few more on secondary machines.

KDE 4.10 Brings Better, Smarter Dolphin

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muktware.com: Dolphin is one of the most advanced file managers around. While its extremely simply and pleasant at the front-end it has an extremely powerful and customizable back-end which give you full control in a user's hand. With KDE 4.10 shaping up it's time to have a look at what's cooking in this file manager.

What’s new in Kate

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linuxbsdos.com: Kate is a professional text editor for the K Desktop Environment (KDE). It is one of the most feature-rich and advanced text editors available on any of the Free Software desktop environments. The name is derived from KDE Advanced Text Editor.

Google Trends prediction, No future for KDE

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vazhavandan.blogspot: A few days ago i checked out Google Trends for the first time. I tried to check out the search / popularity trends for the various desktop environments available for Linux namely GNOME, KDE, XFCE, LXDE. All was well and good until i turned ON the dreaded "forecast" check box.

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