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KDE apps : Not *quite* as customizable as I thought

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ubuntu-tutorials.com: Recently I’ve been on a GPG kick and have been interested in collecting, signing and using the GPG system more and more. One limitation that I was surprised to find in KGPG is that of the “Export Public Key : To Email” option.

KDE Commit-Digest for 15th July 2007

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Much work in Amarok, with the implementation of a CoverFlow-esque OpenGL album art visualisation, codenamed "CoverBling", and Service Framework and Plasmification efforts. Sample OpenGL-based applets added to Plasma.

Nepomuk-KDE gets more attention - and better Dolphin integration

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/home/liquidat: While aKademy 2007 took place Mandriva used the advantage to highlight their involvement with the Nepomuk-KDE project. The press release drew a line between the Nepomuk-KDE project and the article “As we may think” from Vannevar Bush. That was indeed a nice PR move.

People Behind KDE: Matthias Kretz

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After a short break, we return to the next interview in the People Behind KDE series, travelling back to Germany to talk to a developer who wants to make things as simple as possible - for both users and developers. The recent winner of an aKademy Award for Best Non-Application for his work on Phonon - tonight's star of People Behind KDE is Matthias Kretz.

The Lesser Apps of KDE - Multimedia

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Raiden's Realm: Everyone who's ever owned a computer has at one time or another found a need to play some kind of multimedia file. KDE provides a list of built in applications that allow you to do that.

A Look at KDE 4 Alpha

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thelins: This page is dedicated to tracking the early releases of KDE 4. Each release is being tried out and screenshots are provided. As KDE 4 alpha 2 was released I tested the live CD. For the interested reader I took some screenshots.

KDE Commit-Digest for 8th July 2007

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Akademy 2007 draws to a close. Dolphin embedded as the file management view in Konqueror. Plasma continues to mature, with new data engines for Tasks and Bluetooth, and EBN and Task Manager Plasmoids making an introduction.

aKademy 2007: Education Day

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dot.kde.org: The long-anticipated Education Day at aKademy 2007 opened at 9 am on Monday, 3rd July with an introduction by Anne-Marie Mahfouf, maintainer of the KDE-Edu suite of educational applications.

Intel and Novell Become Patrons of KDE

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the dot: Intel and Novell have each become corporate Patrons of KDE. Their exceptional financial commitment to the KDE e.V. helps the project with community events, infrastructure and developer meetings.

Dolphin and Tabs?

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/home/liquidat: Recently a patch was sent to the KDE file manager development list to implement tab functions in Dolphin. Following this patch a discussion about pro and cons of tabs in Dolphin has started.

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An Initial Look At The Intel Iris Gallium3D Driver Performance

One of the most exciting developments in the open-source Intel driver space this year was the Iris Gallium3D driver taking shape as what's destined to eventually succeed their "classic" i965 Mesa driver. With Iris Gallium3D maturing, here's a look at how the performance currently stacks up to their mature OpenGL driver. The Intel Iris Gallium3D driver is designed for Skylake (potentially Broadwell too) support and newer generations while being a forward-looking driver and utilizes their mature NIR compiler support. Iris holds much more performance potential than their classic Mesa driver albeit the developers haven't really taken to performance optimizations yet but rather getting the driver up and running, eliminating test suite failures, and getting to the point of feature parity with the i965 driver. Read more