KDE

KDE news and Qt-based applications

KDE 4.7.4 and 4.8 Beta2 Released

Filed under
KDE

kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the fourth in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series. 4.7.4 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.7 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.7.0 or earlier versions.

KDE Telepathy 0.2

Filed under
KDE
  • KDE Telepathy 0.2 - The Future of Free Communication
  • The Kickoff Application Launcher For KDE
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 20th November
  • Plasma Active on Archos G9 tablet
  • Experience from Porting Kickoff to QML

KDE Widgets: Why They Matter

Filed under
KDE

datamation.com: My main grievance against GNOME 3 and Unity is the elimination of all except a few applets. You only have to look at the rich assortment of applets in KDE -- which calls them widgets -- to see what GNOME and Unity are missing.

Debian Sid+ gets KDE 4.7.2: install instructions

Filed under
KDE

After months of idling at KDE 4.6.5, the Debian-KDE team has made 4.7.2 available in the Experimental repositories. You need to be running a fully-updated Debian Sid to successfully install these packages, and be willing to experience possibly more breakage than Debian Sid itself provides.

http://gnuski.blogspot.com/2011/11/debian-sid-gets-kde-472-install.html

KDE Makes 4.8 Beta1 Available for Testing

Filed under
KDE

kde.org: Today KDE released the first beta for its renewed Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the KDE team's focus is now on fixing bugs and further polishing new and old functionality.

Giving thanks for classic desktop options

Filed under
KDE
Software

zdnet.com: There’s always something to be thankful for and I’m thankful for the ability to select a classic version of my favorite desktop interfaces.

Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications Part II - Klipper

Filed under
KDE

martys.typepad.com: Today I'd like to introduce Klipper, easy, small and very useful tool included in KDE Workspace since...well, always. That's the scissors icon sitting in the systray area. Basically it is a history of your clipboard but it can do much more.

Top 6 KDE distributions of 2011

Filed under
KDE
Linux

linuxbsdos.com: There are perhaps hundreds of KDE Linux distributions available, and like an active volcano, more are “erupting” at a rate that is tough to keep pace with. That is where this article comes in, to bring to your attention the best Linux distributions that use KDE.

KDE vs. Trinity: Is One Really Better?

Filed under
KDE
Software

datamation.com: The KDE 4 release series is nearly four years old. Yet many users still maintain that the KDE 3 series delivers a faster, more efficient, and more customizable desktop.

The Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications Part I - Dolphin

Filed under
KDE

martys.typepad: For the first part of this blogseries I picked Dolphin. A basic application, that lets you do file management. Dolphin is very powerful application, so let's have a look at what all you can do with it.

2 cool reasons to use the K Desktop Environment

Filed under
KDE

linuxbsdos.com: But looks aside, I want a desktop that does not get in my way, one that makes it easy to get to stuff I need in a user-friendly manner. In the Stackfolder and the Takeoff Launcher, I think I have found two very cool reasons to embrace KDE 4.

more plasma workspaces 4.8 news

Filed under
KDE
HowTos
  • more plasma workspaces 4.8 news
  • Graphical PPA manager for Ubuntu now available under KDE
  • Takeoff with the K Desktop Environment’s best menu style
  • Solving KDE4 Printer Problems

Trinity Project keeping 3.5 alive

Filed under
KDE

kdenews.org: For people who prefer the KDE 3.5-style desktop, a new version of the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) has been released. Trinity is a continuation of the KDE 3.5 Desktop Environment with ongoing updates and new features.

Simplicity vs. Customizability in Desktop Design

Filed under
KDE
Linux
Software

osnews.com: In the commercial software world, user interfaces are generally designed by one group. Linux is different. Linux lets people create what they want. You're in control!

What is the KDE Program?

Filed under
KDE
  • What is the KDE Program?
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 30th October
  • How To Use KDE’s Netbook-Optimized Interface
  • Plasma Workspaces 4.8
  • Let’s convince Nokia that funding Nepomuk makes sense

The Grass has Always been Greener

Filed under
KDE

martin-graesslin.com: Today I read a news post about the KDE 3.5 fork Trinity and it was discussed that you should use it because of the bad performance of KWin. So to me it sounds like the author of said news article things it is a better idea to run the KDE 3.5 fork.

KDE 4.7.3 Released

Filed under
KDE

kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the third in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series. 4.7.3 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.7 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.7.0 or earlier versions.

Trinity Does New Release To Let KDE 3.5 Live On

Filed under
KDE

phoronix.com: While KDE 4.0 has been around for nearly four years (and most complaints regarding the initial KDE4 fallout have been addressed) and the last KDE 3.5 stable snapshot (v3.5.10) came three years ago, the Trinity Desktop Environment has issued an official release today to keep the KDE 3.5 desktop living.

I am soo Tired of the Endless Desktop Flame Wars - Can we Please all Stop This?

Filed under
KDE
Software
Ubuntu

txwikinger.me.uk: Since the inception of Gnome, there seems to have been a never ending flame war about desktops in the FLOSS community. I am really getting tired of it, because it not only is boring, but also continuously diverts us from being productive.

Review: Kubuntu 10.11

Filed under
KDE
Ubuntu

itechreport.com.au: This was supposed to be a review of the new Ubuntu release (Oneiric Ocelot), however the only thing the new Ubuntu did not do to me was jump out kick me in the head. Instead, I decided to look at Kubuntu, the Ubuntu varient using the KDE desktop.

Syndicate content