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KDE Ships First 4.7 Release Candidate

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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.

Meet Claire Rowland, Desktop Summit Keynote Speaker

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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.

GNOME vs. KDE Apps: Which is Best for You?

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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.

20 Best KDE Applications

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tuxarena.com: In this article I will overview 20 KDE applications which I believe are best in their niche, one application from each important category, in no particular order.

Dolphin Review – Kubuntu’s Counterpart to Nautilus

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Software

tuxarena.com: Those of you who are using Kubuntu are already familiar with Dolphin, the default file manager shipped in most KDE distributions. Dolphin’s goal is to offer as much as possible functionality while also keeping lightweight and fast.

The Grand Review of three new desktops, pt. 1

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siltala.net: In a very short while, I have had the opportunity to try three new desktops. KDE 4 (not new but completely unknown to me previously), Unity on Ubuntu Natty (not a new desktop, but a novel shell nevertheless), and GNOME 3. In the coming few days, I shall describe my experiences in a big review of each, in three parts.

The Future of KDE Multimedia

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apachelog.wordpress: Did you also feel at times that KDE Multimedia is being held back from becoming truly amazing? I did.

Desktop Summit Keynote Interview: Thomas Thwaite

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Interviews

desktopsummit.org: Thomas Thwaite, designer and technologist, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin.

Discovering a New World

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blog.martin-graesslin.com: This is not just the Desktop Grid effect. The gears window you can see on each of the desktops is a Wayland client, all other windows are X clients. For me this is a rather historic event.

GNOME, KDE and Unity: Virtual Desktops

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datamation.com: Together, GNOME 3, KDE, and Unity probably account for at least two-thirds of Linux desktops. However, each of the three offers a desktop experience that differs strongly from the other two, and nowhere is that difference stronger than in the use of virtual desktops. In fact, few other features show so clearly the design philosophies behind the three desktops.

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