datamation.com: The perfect desktop would be the one you design yourself. Failing that, which of the main Linux desktops is right for you?
dwasifar.com: I’ve been writing about Mint a lot recently, and if you’ve been reading those, you know already what I think of Mint, which is quite positive. I’m just going to touch on those areas where the KDE edition differs significantly from the Gnome version.
ostatic.com: Back in March we looked at KDE's new Plasma project for portable devices. At the time it offered some interesting effects and a new work flow philosophy. But as far as new interfaces might go, it wasn't totally alien. However, as developers sometimes do, they want to take it even further.
- KDE Ships July Updates (4.6.5)
- KDEPIM 4.6.1 Released
ostatic.com: Yes, I know it's a point-0 release and I know that just very recently developers were admitting there were still issues. But I saw several posts saying how well the latest packages were working and how fast Kmail 2 was, so I foolishly let Sabayon upgrade to KDEPIM 4.6.0. What a nightmare.
lydgate.org: KDE prides itself as being a community. Is that justified? I have seen good, hard-working people driven away from projects because they were receiving behaviour from other members of our community that they would not accept from general users.
lizards.opensuse.org: So in my head there’s a little Walter Sobchak beating on my conscience and shouting “This is what you get when you trust Facebook with your data, Will”.
kde.org: KDE has released a first release candidate of the upcoming 4.7 release of the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks, which is planned for July 27, 2011.
dot.kde.org: Claire Rowland, user experience guru, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin. William Carlson talked with Claire to find out more about her and her work.
datamation.com: A desktop is more than just panels and widgets. It's also an ecosystem of applications specially written to use its resources and to fit its concepts of usability. That means that when you weigh GNOME against KDE, you need to consider their applications as much as the desktops themselves.