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Fork openSuSE save KDE 3.5!

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opensuse.org: Save KDE 3.5.10! Save openSuSE with KDE 3.5.10! Fix OpenSuSE 11.1 and dump KDE 4.x.x .... some of us want to see 11.1 work; fix it please!!! We don't need or want KDE 4.x.x.!!!

Get the best KDE Linux distro

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Linux

tuxradar.com: Not all distros are made equal, particularly if you're a KDE user. KDE has had something of a rough time over the last couple of years. The transition from version 3.5 to 4.x hasn't been easy, bt we feel KDE 4 has now matured to a point where most KDE users can safely dump their old desktop and move on to the new one. The question is, which Linux distro provides the best experience?

KDE 4.4 Beta: Incremental Doesn't Mean Directionless

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earthweb.com: Incremental releases for large projects are often grab bags of unrelated features. However, KDE SC 4.4 beta 1 (aka KDE 4.3.80) is a welcome exception to the rule.

Exploring New Nepomuk Features in Mandriva

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MDV

dot.kde.org: You have probably heard of Nepomuk, the semantic desktop technology we've been shipping for a while as part of the KDE Platform. However, so far, you may not have noticed it really doing very much useful for you.

Who is KDE? (continued)

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nowwhatthe.blogspot: In my previous blog I talked about who KDE is and how the web is full of cool blogs and podcasts and more about our community. In this blog a few more links Wink

Living on the edge

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SUSE

dennogumi.org: KDE SC 4.4 Beta 1 has been released, and of course I couldn’t stay still. Thanks to the friendly openSUSE Build Service, there were packages available, so I just pointed my zypper sources to KDE:KDE4:UNSTABLE:Desktop repository, adjusted a few other things (mainly other third-party repositories) and updated.

KDE Plasma Netbook Preview

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maketecheasier.com: With the growing popularity of netbooks, it is no surprise that many Linux distributions and software developers have created customized versions of their software to run on them. Not to be counted out, KDE now has a version of their desktop environment designed for netbooks.

Hands-on: Plasma, KWin improve in KDE SC 4.4 beta 1

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arstechnica.com: The developers behind KDE have announced the release of KDE Software Compilation 4.4 beta 1. We conducted hands-on testing to see what the new version brings to the desktop.

Is Tabbed Windows Going To Be The Next Big Thing?

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Software

digitizor.com: With the release of KDE SC 4.4 Beta 1, tabbed windows is now available through its windows manager KWin. This raises the question, is tabbed windows going to be the next big thing after tabbed browsing?

KDE 4.4 Preview

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  • KDE 4.4 Desktop – An Early Preview
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