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KDE SC 4.4.1 Review

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cristalinux.blogspot: When I tried Fedora12 a few months back, it was sporting the latest KDE desktop (I believe 4.3.4). Therefore, knowing how Fedora was with that older version would help in isolating my testing so I could focus on SC4.4.1.

KDE 4.3.4 is lighter than Gnome

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linux2u.co.cc: Strange na but its reality KDE 4.3.4 is lighter than Gnome 2.28.I am going to prove it.

Five Improvements for KDE 4.5 (Part 2)

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itnewstoday.com: Welcome to part 2! Last time I talked about all the cool features I wished for in KDE that have already became reality. This time I’m going to detail the things I hope to see in future KDE releases.

Desktops and their performance

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Phoronix has used its Test Suite to compare the memory and power consumption of different desktop environments. However, the results should be handled with care.

GNOME and KDE: Seven Attractions in Each

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Software

earthweb.com: Despite all the talk about the mythical Year of the Linux Desktop, somewhere in the last few years, free software passed a milestone without anyone noticing. At some point, after years of struggling to rival proprietary desktops, both GNOME and KDE have caught up in features and narrowed the gap in usability. We are now at a point where free software is often an innovator on the desktop.

Five Improvements for KDE 4.5 (Part 1)

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itnewstoday.com: The KDE 4 series has been a very good experience for me. Sure, I have complaints (who doesn’t) but for the most part, the latest generation of KDE contains quite possibly the best open source innovation I have ever seen.

Power & Memory Usage Of GNOME, KDE, LXDE & Xfce

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Software

phoronix.com: Xfce, LXDE, and other desktop environments are often referenced as being lighter-eight Linux desktop environments than KDE and GNOME, but what are the measurable performance differences between them?

An Interview with KDEPIM Contributor Tobias König

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Interviews

kdenews.org: Welcome to another interview with a KDE contributor. This time we talked with Tobias König from KDEPIM about Akonadi and the TV series Lost.

10 things you might want to do in KDE SC 4.4

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hanswchen.wordpress: With the release of KDE Software Complication 4.4, many may feel tempted to give KDE Plasma Desktop a try. I’ve gathered some tips for new users to get a more familiar desktop, based on frequently asked questions I’ve seen in various places.

My search for the best KDE Linux distribution

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Linux

thelinuxexperiment.com: As some of you already know, I am a big fan of the KDE desktop environment. In my search to reach Linux KDE perfection I have tested out a number of different distributions.

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