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spooning, not forking

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vizzzion.org: While other Free software projects drift apart, splitting up in multiple forks that stop talking to each other, differentiate based on the wrong reasons, what we see here during Akademy is projects growing closer to each other. This is a good development, so let’s look at it a bit more detailed.

KDE Manifesto: There and Back Again

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ervin.ipsquad.ne: The KDE Manifesto is almost one year old now... That prompts the obvious question of "Did it have any effect?" And good news, yes it did, so all that work wasn't for nothing!

Also: Akademy 2013 is on

KDE Considering Three Month Release Schedule

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ostatic.com: Àlex Fiestas, KDE developer, has recently proposed a three month release schedule for major releases as opposed to the six month schedule now being practiced. He says it should reduce work load and allow users to get new features quicker.

Netrunner 13.06 Enigma: Best KDE Out of the Box Experience

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Linux

linuxadvocates.com: I am going to tell you straight up, Netrunner Enigma is the best KDE-based (version 4.10.4) Ubuntu derivative I have ever used.

Participate in KScreen Survey: How do you setup your screen(s)?

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KDE
Hardware
Software

user-prompt.com: Call for participation in a study about the requirements for the screen management tool KScreen.

A Year of the Linux Desktop

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Linux
Interviews

kde.org: Around a year ago, a school in the southeast of England, Westcliff High School for Girls Academy (WHSG), began switching its student-facing computers to Linux, with KDE providing the desktop software. The school's Network Manager, Malcolm Moore, contacted us at the time. Now, a year on, he got in touch again.

KDE ships July updates to 4.10 series

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  • KDE ships July updates to 4.10 series
  • Mad Crew Chooses Krita
  • Ground Overlay Rendering in Marble

Second Beta of KDE 4.11 Released

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kde.org: The second beta of the 4.11 releases of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform is available. The beta 2 release announcement has highlights, links to release details and download instructions. The development focus is on bug fixing, polishing and general stabilization.

What Cinnamon can learn from KDE

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Software

netrunner-mag.com: Cinnamon is a Linux only desktop environment, and it will run happily as long as you have some form of Linux beating under the hood. Technically, it ought to run on any UNIX-like operating system, graced with the X Windows or similar, but for now, the availability is limited.

The Best and Worst Features of Linux Desktops

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Linux
Software

datamation.com: In any given week, I am likely to use two or three Linux desktop environments. Partly, I switch so often to keep up to date. But the main reason is that, whatever environment I am using, I soon become aware of its shortcomings and start thinking of another's advantages.

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