kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the second in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series.
aseigo.blogspot: We had expected to be able to pull the lever on orders for Vivaldi by a couple of days ago. Last month there were some developments that have consequently pushed back the project by about a month.
liliputing.com: The Vivaldi tablet is a 7 inch tablet and open source KDE Plasma Active software. The €200 tablet is expected to start shipping in May, but the folks behind the official Vivaldi user forum at OpenTablets.org got their hands on an early unit — and they’ve ripped it apart to see what makes it tick.
ostatic.com: Remember that Spark tablet that is to run KDE for the interface? Well, Aaron Seigo today announced "an adjustment in our naming scheme."
cristalinux.blogspot: Just a few days ago I upgraded KDE SC to its latest release, 4.8.1. This first dot release is very interesting in that it incorporates a significant number of fixes to elements as critical as Dolphin and KDE PIM.
alien.slackbook.org: Today saw the announcement of a new chapter in the KDE 4.8 series. I was already very pleased with the point release 4.8.0 – it is amazing how the developers managed to keep their desktop environment stable when transitioning from 4.7 to 4.8. And the first maintenance release 4.8.1 brings us bug fixes and more.
dot.kde.org: The 2011 Members' Choice Awards from LinuxQuestions.org has honored the KDE Community with "Best Desktop Environment of the Year". In addition
liliputing.com: The Spark tablet will be the first 7 inch tablet to ship with Mer Linux and KDE Plasma Active software when it launches in May. Seigo and KDE developer Zack Rusin stopped by Liliputing HQ recently to talk about the project.
datamation.com: Is KDE dying? This question, or variants of it, have been asked with increasing frequency in the two weeks since Jonathan Riddell announced that, after the next release, Canonical would no longer pay him for his work on Kubuntu, the KDE version of Ubuntu.
aseigo.blogspot: I'm going to attempt to answer as many questions about the Spark tablet as possible here. The questions I'll be answering are ones found in comments in my blog, on discussion sites around the Internet and that came in by email or irc. Let the fun begin!
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- KDE 4.8 minor tweaks, major improvement
- KDE Commit-Digest for 8th January
- What’s new in Gwenview from KDE 4.8
- A look at KDE SC 4.8
- Configuration heaven
- aseigo: The Reveal
- New KDE tablet to liberate Linux enthusiasts from walled garden
- New Open Tablet Will Come with Linux and KDE Preinstalled
- $265 Spark tablet runs Plasma Active Linux software
- 7-inch tablet to come with KDE's Plasma Active interface
- First open tablet released by KDE developer
- Can a $265 Tablet Help Fuel Mobile Open Source Development?
kde.org: KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform. Version 4.8 provides many new features, and improved stability and performance.
datamation.com: For several years, I've been saying that KDE is no longer trying to catch up with Windows, but surpassed it several years ago. However, last week a reader challenged me to prove it.
thepowerbase.com: It’s no secret that KDE is not the most popular desktop environment. In many ways, it’s exotic, having no other desktops environments forked or built from it. It seems to stand alone in excellence.
techradar.com: We rain positivity onto the world's most configurable desktop and pick out some of its best functions and applications...
omgubuntu.co.uk: Running GTK+ applications on the KDE desktop isn’t as brutish-looking as it once was. The following tool was created to offer up greater control over GTK apps running in KDE.
cristalinux.blogspot: Later this month we will see the release of the KDE SC 4.8 series, another one of the typical six-month cycles that KDE relentlesly goes through.
As you might have heard, KDE is, more or less, getting a whole new rewrite again. Some folks may read (or write) that with dread given how the last rewrite went for users there for a while. However, perhaps we should take a look at some of the good things instead. One that's come to light recently is a brand new widgets explorer.