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Fedora 15 KDE review

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Fedora 15 KDE is one of several officially-recognized Fedora Spins. The others are, in order of popularity, the LXDE, Xfce, Security, Electronic-Lab, Games, and Design-suite Spins. The KDE Spin sits atop the popularity list.

Desktop: Fedora 15 KDE is powered by KDE 4.6.2. The latest stable version, released well before Fedora 15 was released, is KDE 4.6.3. The KDE Plasma desktop sports the familiar Kick off style menu. The Classic menu is just two mouse clicks away, and the Lancelot menu may be added from the list of available widgets.

KDE Plasma Netbook interface is my favorite of the handful of desktop interfaces designed for small screens. It is not perfect, but its design logic makes a lot more sense than that of GNOME 3 and Ubuntu’s Unity.

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