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How I Learned to Love the KDE 4 Series

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linux-magazine.com: For nine years, my default desktop was GNOME. But a glitch on my system that left GNOME unstartable coincided with the release of KDE 4.2, and -- not having the time to reinstall -- I switched to KDE. I haven't looked back since.

So What Does 15 Years Of KDE Look Like?

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blogs.fsfe.org: So, I thought I would take a quick look at what KDE community “looks” like after 15 years under development. So here I will briefly show off three visualisations with no particular comment. I will just leave them here for your amusement.

How to Optimize KDE Desktop Effects

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HowTos

maketecheasier.com: Since its official inclusion in KDE, the Desktop Effects component of KWin has received mixed reviews. KDE has several settings that you can tweak to get better performance with desktop effects.

The Little Desktop That Could

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Software

lxer.com: Once upon a time, not so very long ago, the Elder Gods of the Digital Universe decreed that the Icon would rule the World of Desktops, just as it had dominated the Land of the Hand-held since the dawn of time.

Happy 15th to the folk at the KDE project

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itwire.com: I first encountered KDE when it was in version 1.1 when a friend in India told me of a distribution which was the same as Red Hat - I was playing around with 5.2 at the time which was using the FVWM window manager - but had KDE instead.

Plasma Active

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  • Plasma Active
  • Plasma Active

Looking for a Polished Linux Desktop? Consider KDE

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pcworld.com: In the world of Linux desktops, Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME have tended to dominate the headlines in recent months, but there's another contender that many consider an even better choice.

15 years of KDE

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KDE: All Grown Up!

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blogs.fsfe.org: So, in the not too distant future KDE will turn 15 years old. This is normally a time when I will go back and reflect on lessons that can be learned from past activities in the SCM. This year is no different.

KDE's 'Plasma Active' Tops GNOME 3 and Unity

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datamation.com: I had just about reached the conclusion that the mobile influence represented a step backwards in desktop design -- then I tried KDE's Plasma Active, a desktop designed for touch screen tablets, and all my assumptions were trampled underfoot.

Plasma Active One released

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  • Plasma Active One released
  • KDE's Summer of Achievements
  • Results from poll about future of XScreensavers in KDE Plasma
  • KDE takes on Android, Apple's iOS on smartphones and tablets
  • Plasma Active Slideshow
  • aseigo: activities

KDE to Celebrate 15th Birthday

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kdeostatic.com: KDE is having a global birthday party to celebrate 15 years and everyone is invited. Well, since we all can't actually get together in one spot, they'd like to inspire a bunch of parties happening simultaneously across the globe on October 14.

KDE's October 4.7.2 Updates Improve Kontact Performance

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kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the second in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series.

KDE to Say Buh-Bye to Screensavers

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ostatic.com: KDE just keeps getting better and better. Developers are working on a new screen-locking implementation which will cause screensavers to stop working. So, let's see, in 4.8 we won't be able to turn off compositing effects and now our screensavers will no longer work.

10 Ksplash Screen Themes For KDE 4.x

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linuxnov.com: A great Ksplash theme collection for KDE 4.x featuring many Linux distributions. Innovative themes designed to be suitable to many users who would like to customize the default Ksplash theme.

King of KDistros

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Linux

cristalinux.blogspot: Well, done at last! After some time gathering opinions from readers and quite some more time testing each one of the contenders, I have finished my comparison of the best of the best in KDE distros.

KDE Ships SC 4.7.1

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dot.kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series.

more on Active strategy

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  • aseigo: more on Active strategy
  • the on-screen keyboard
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 28th August
  • Share, Like and Connect

Plasma Active entering beta

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aseigo.blogspot.com: At the beginning of this year, the Plasma team was itching to extend Plasma's coverage of the device spectrum. We already had Desktop and Netbook interfaces, and while maintaining and incrementally improving those, we wanted to show case the possibilities of Plasma by creating a full fledged touch interface for devices.

First Plasma Active experience

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  • Tablet Fun and Games
  • First Plasma Active experience
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