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KDE Releases March Update, 4.6.1

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kde.org: With 4.6.0 being about a month in the wild, it's time for the first round of updates. The KDE team has made available "Helga" (bearing version number 4.6.1), a series of updates to Desktop and Netbook workspaces, applications and the KDE frameworks that make developers' lives so much easier.

Bring Back Domino!

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anditosan.blogspot: The Domino KDE style was an emergent and versatile style theme. It had the ability to be customized much like what Qt Curve or Bespin does. However, Domino had the ability to be customized and be previewed instantly has you made the changes.

Qt and the Future of KDE

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dot.kde.org: Following Nokia's recent announcement about its future smart phone development strategy, KDE has received a lot of questions. Many of these questions have been related to the future of KDE.

What is Your Favorite Desktop?

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ostatic.com: Every few years I run a poll on my personal Website to gauge Linux users' favorite desktop. When analyzing the results over the years, some trends do emerge. Is KDE or GNOME king? What has come in third or fourth consistently over the years? How about you, what is your favorite desktop?

Back to Basics with KDE 4

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HowTos

maketecheasier.com: After our review of KDE 4.6, we received a great deal of positive comments, but not all of them were sparkling assessments of KDE’s functionality. For that reason, I have decided to get back to the basics this week with a little how-to guide for KDE 3 users who may be reluctant to switch to KDE 4.

It's the Free Software, stupid!

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OSS

kdedevelopers.org: Heated discussions are going on in the KDE community in the aftermath of the announcement of Nokia's platform strategy change. Rationality often goes out of the window when people feel such a change goes against their personal values or beliefs.

When KDE 4′s Activities Finally Made Sense

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ericsbinaryworld.com: I’ve been using KDE since November of 2010 around the time that 4.5 was released for Fedora. Around the time of 4.4, the KDE folks, especially Aaron Seigo and the rest of the Plasma team, started really pushing activities. I kept talking to people on identica and I couldn’t quite figure out the point of activities.

KWin Embraces New Platforms with OpenGL ES 2.0 Support

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dot.kde.org: The import of the OpenGL ES 2.0 code base marks an important milestone in developing a Plasma Workspace for mobile devices.

WTF Desktop Environments: GNOME, KDE And More Explained

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lifehacker.com.au: You can customise nearly every last inch of your Linux installation to fit your liking, and it starts with choosing the right desktop environment. Whether you’re a Linux beginner or you’re just looking for a new interface, here’s an overview.

Is KWin rocket science?

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blog.martin-graesslin.com: This weekend I played around with adding a slight animation to the BoxSwitch effect when the selection changes and when new windows are opened or existing closed.

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