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Dolphin Review – Kubuntu’s Counterpart to Nautilus

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tuxarena.com: Those of you who are using Kubuntu are already familiar with Dolphin, the default file manager shipped in most KDE distributions. Dolphin’s goal is to offer as much as possible functionality while also keeping lightweight and fast.

The Grand Review of three new desktops, pt. 1

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siltala.net: In a very short while, I have had the opportunity to try three new desktops. KDE 4 (not new but completely unknown to me previously), Unity on Ubuntu Natty (not a new desktop, but a novel shell nevertheless), and GNOME 3. In the coming few days, I shall describe my experiences in a big review of each, in three parts.

The Future of KDE Multimedia

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apachelog.wordpress: Did you also feel at times that KDE Multimedia is being held back from becoming truly amazing? I did.

Desktop Summit Keynote Interview: Thomas Thwaite

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desktopsummit.org: Thomas Thwaite, designer and technologist, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin.

Discovering a New World

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blog.martin-graesslin.com: This is not just the Desktop Grid effect. The gears window you can see on each of the desktops is a Wayland client, all other windows are X clients. For me this is a rather historic event.

GNOME, KDE and Unity: Virtual Desktops

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datamation.com: Together, GNOME 3, KDE, and Unity probably account for at least two-thirds of Linux desktops. However, each of the three offers a desktop experience that differs strongly from the other two, and nowhere is that difference stronger than in the use of virtual desktops. In fact, few other features show so clearly the design philosophies behind the three desktops.

Science and KDE - Interview with KtikZ Developers

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dot.kde.org: The good news is that, like with LaTeX there is KDE software to fill in this gap: KTikZ, a graphical front-end to TikZ. As part of the KDE Science series, Luca Beltrame interviewed KtikZ's developers:

there is no kde5

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vizzzion.org: …and in retrospect, adding to the confusion, there is not even a KDE4. *cue puzzled faces*

KDE Future on Slackware

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slackblogs.blogspot: There has been a hot discussion on KDE's packager mailing list about KDE's new policy of splitting up the big packages into several small packages as you can see as in KDE's FTP site. What's the impact?

A vital open source project is about to run out of fuel

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techradar.com: A vital open source project is about to run out of fuel and, possibly, explode. Thanks to Nokia's jump to Windows Phone 7, from the frying pan into the fire, its free software darling, the Qt toolkit, has been left living on vague promises and shell-shocked, hollow enthusiasm.

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