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Towards a declarative Plasma: Containments and tablets

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notmart.org: In the KDE Plasma Workspace 4.6 there was for the first time the possibility to write Plasmoids completely with a mix of the QML declarative language and Javascript, part of QtQUICK, this makes development dramatically faster (and with dramatically I mean that in around 2 days, c++ plasmoids developed since 4.0 can been rewritten from scratch)

KDE 4.6.1 Almost Perfect

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ostatic.com: When KDE 4 was released, I hated it. It seemed a lot of my favorite customizations had changed, moved, or been removed. It was heavy and a resource hog. It didn't seem to work real well. I think KDE 4 is finally maturing into a stable and usable interface.

Design Decisions #1

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Ubuntu

zrchrn.blogspot: I want to thank who ever it was that made the decision to NOT force KDE to develop a composited desktop with a fall-back to a totally different looking un-compositied desktop in the event the computer has a driver failure/poor videocard.

On switching to KDE/Xfce

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jonmasters.org: So call me old fashioned, but I don’t like the direction being taken by modern “User Experience” design. To me, GNOME Shell provides an experience that I am supposed to love, but it doesn’t empower me to make changes.

panel hiding

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  • aseigo: panel hiding
  • aseigo: battling misconceptions, even within KDE Smile

Gentoo and KDE 4.6, Nice Companions

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Gentoo

soosck.wordpress.com: I recently made a big jump from Debian to Gentoo on my EeePC netbook. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still a Debian fan; I just feel like that I need to try new things.

GNOME-KDE wars are back again

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itwire.com: A royal spat has developed between the GNOME and KDE desktop projects, following a discussion of the relationship between GNOME and Canonical by Dave Neary of the GNOME Foundation.

Sprinkle Some Eye Candy on your KDE Desktop

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maketecheasier.com: KDE is beautiful, even if you never change a thing on your desktop. What makes it even more appealing is all of the customizable visual features.

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.

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