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Plasma Netbook and performance

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notmart.org: The Plasma Netbook shell can be quite fast on a standard netbook, however many are experiencing it going rather slow. Why?

A Quick Look at KDE SC 4.5 Beta 1

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everydaylht.com: The latest in the 4.x series of the KDE Software Compilation is due to be released in early August 2010. With the first beta of this release recently unleashed, I thought I’d download the openSuse packages and see what 4.5’s got in store for us.

Overview and Explanation of Linux Desktop Environments

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: Something most new Linux users often struggle to understand when first using Linux is the concept of desktop environments. What a desktop environment actually is I feel gets further clouded when users start exploring different "spins" of a distro.

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.4 Out

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kdenews.org: KDE has issued another update to the 4.4 desktop, applications and development libraries. KDE SC 4.4.4 brings, in addition to its funny version number, mainly small bugfixes that further polish the user experience.

Also: KDE 4.4.5 is scheduled

New In KDE Partition Manager 1.1 (III): Support For 4096-Byte Sectors

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blog.volker-lanz.de: Hard drives are getting bigger and bigger, a trend that leads to some technical challenges hard to overcome without user-noticable changes. The increase in hard disk size means that the areal density (the number of bits stored per square inch on the drive) also increases heavily, which is a good thing at first glance:

Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released

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  • Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
  • New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
  • Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!

trinity and the challenges of continuing kde 3

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vizzzion.org: This morning, while having my usual Cafe Latte (albeit this time in Berlin instead of at home sweet home in Nijmegen), I read about the Trinity project, which is an effort to revive KDE 3.

New In KDE Partition Manager

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  • New In KDE Partition Manager 1.1 (I): Mount Management
  • Panel icon sizes in KDE SC 4.5
  • Lancelot and KMail in 4.5

KDE 4.5 beta brings window tiling, new notifications

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arstechnica.com: The developers behind the KDE desktop environment have released the first beta of version 4.5. Although the major focus during this development cycle is stability, the release also brings some nice new features and user interface improvements.

The Trinity Project Picks Up Where KDE 3.5.10 Left Off

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itlure.com: First impressions? It's super fast, just as I remember KDE 3.x best for. It really didn't feel like I was running the system from the CD. As for the rest, indulge yourselves into these screenshots I made.

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