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Top 6 KDE distributions of 2011

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Linux 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 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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KDE 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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  • 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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KDE 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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Software 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!

What is the KDE Program?

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  • What is the KDE Program?
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 30th October
  • How To Use KDE’s Netbook-Optimized Interface
  • Plasma Workspaces 4.8
  • Let’s convince Nokia that funding Nepomuk makes sense

The Grass has Always been Greener

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KDE Today I read a news post about the KDE 3.5 fork Trinity and it was discussed that you should use it because of the bad performance of KWin. So to me it sounds like the author of said news article things it is a better idea to run the KDE 3.5 fork.

KDE 4.7.3 Released

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KDE Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the third in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series. 4.7.3 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.7 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.7.0 or earlier versions.

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