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Linux finally matches Windows' eye candy with the KDE desktop

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Are Kopete's Days Numbered?

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thebluemint.net: Most KDE users use Kopete for their IM needs. There's a reason why it's the default IM client in Linux Mint KDE as well as nearly every other KDE-based distro out there.

The future of KDE instant messaging is happening now

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duncan.mac-vicar.com: Almost nine years passed since the first lines of Kopete code started to take form, in a remote country in the south part of the globe. Still today, looking at an old Kopete screenshot has a special meaning for me.

Okular: Universal Document Viewer For KDE 4

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maketecheasier.com: One of the new applications introduced with KDE 4 was Okular. KDE 3 had a PDF viewer named KPDF, but Okular aims to be a complete document viewing solution.

PCLOS Mag KDE 4 SC Special Edition

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PCLOS

The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the KDE 4 SC Special Edition issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. The KDE 4 SC Special Edition contains a collection of all of the KDE 4 articles we have ran over the past year, and can serve as a reference source for those who are transitioning to KDE 4. Included are:

Interview with Aaron Seigo

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Interviews

ubuntuusers.de: KDE 4.5 has been released some weeks ago. We take this occasion to interview Aaron Seigo (aseigo).

Solutions for KDE 4.5 glitches

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HowTos

ghacks.net: I thought I would re-visit one of my favorite topics of late, KDE 4.5. The SC has been out long enough now for some of the smaller issues to pop up and workarounds be revealed. I am going to show you a few tips and tricks to help you get around some.

Linux Action Show

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Linux
  • The Linux Action Show! #s13e07 | Linux Mint Debian Review
  • KDEMU – Sebastian Kügler

Reflection: KDE 4.5

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I've been using KDE 4.5 for the last 2 weeks (since I reviewed it), and though I generally like what I see, I think my first experiences with Linux (i.e. with a GNOME desktop) have already biased me against fully accepting KDE 4.5.

Demystifying OpenGL Desktop Effects

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blog.martin-graesslin.com: My last blog post about the driver situation in the KDE Plasma Workspaces in version 4.5 caused quite some discussion. This is great and really required. But it also showed that there are quite some incorrect information about the current and future OpenGL compositing.

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