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KDE Makes 4.8 Beta1 Available for Testing

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kde.org: Today KDE released the first beta for its renewed Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the KDE team's focus is now on fixing bugs and further polishing new and old functionality.

Giving thanks for classic desktop options

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Software

zdnet.com: There’s always something to be thankful for and I’m thankful for the ability to select a classic version of my favorite desktop interfaces.

Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications Part II - Klipper

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martys.typepad.com: Today I'd like to introduce Klipper, easy, small and very useful tool included in KDE Workspace since...well, always. That's the scissors icon sitting in the systray area. Basically it is a history of your clipboard but it can do much more.

Top 6 KDE distributions of 2011

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Linux

linuxbsdos.com: There are perhaps hundreds of KDE Linux distributions available, and like an active volcano, more are “erupting” at a rate that is tough to keep pace with. That is where this article comes in, to bring to your attention the best Linux distributions that use KDE.

KDE vs. Trinity: Is One Really Better?

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Software

datamation.com: The KDE 4 release series is nearly four years old. Yet many users still maintain that the KDE 3 series delivers a faster, more efficient, and more customizable desktop.

The Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications Part I - Dolphin

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martys.typepad: For the first part of this blogseries I picked Dolphin. A basic application, that lets you do file management. Dolphin is very powerful application, so let's have a look at what all you can do with it.

2 cool reasons to use the K Desktop Environment

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linuxbsdos.com: But looks aside, I want a desktop that does not get in my way, one that makes it easy to get to stuff I need in a user-friendly manner. In the Stackfolder and the Takeoff Launcher, I think I have found two very cool reasons to embrace KDE 4.

more plasma workspaces 4.8 news

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HowTos
  • more plasma workspaces 4.8 news
  • Graphical PPA manager for Ubuntu now available under KDE
  • Takeoff with the K Desktop Environment’s best menu style
  • Solving KDE4 Printer Problems

Trinity Project keeping 3.5 alive

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kdenews.org: For people who prefer the KDE 3.5-style desktop, a new version of the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) has been released. Trinity is a continuation of the KDE 3.5 Desktop Environment with ongoing updates and new features.

Simplicity vs. Customizability in Desktop Design

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Linux
Software

osnews.com: In the commercial software world, user interfaces are generally designed by one group. Linux is different. Linux lets people create what they want. You're in control!

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Tails 1.5.1 is out

Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.5.1, is out. This is an emergency release, triggered by an unscheduled Firefox release meant to fix critical security issues. Read more