earthweb.com: Many users are still using KDE 3. For whatever the reasons, several distributions continue to cater to the preference, including aLinux, Knoppix and MEPIS, all of which offer GNU/Linux with KDE 3.0 as the desktop. This raises the question: How do the two series of KDE releases compare?
kdenews.org: KDE today announced the immediate availability of KDE SC 4.5 Beta2. 1459 new bugs have been reported, and 1643 bugs have been closed, so we're witnessing a lot of stabilization.
blog.flameeyes.eu: While I have stopped using KDE almost two years ago, I don’t hate KDE per-se… I have trouble with some of the directions KDE has been running in – and I fear the same will happen to GNOME, but we’ll see that in a few months – but I still find tehy have very nice ideas in many fields.
eregion.de: A week ago or so, KDE 4.4.4 was released. So far there are NO binary packages at all. I am starting to think that most big binary providers think "so what" about KDE 4.4.4.
notmart.org: The Plasma Netbook shell can be quite fast on a standard netbook, however many are experiencing it going rather slow. Why?
everydaylht.com: The latest in the 4.x series of the KDE Software Compilation is due to be released in early August 2010. With the first beta of this release recently unleashed, I thought I’d download the openSuse packages and see what 4.5’s got in store for us.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: Something most new Linux users often struggle to understand when first using Linux is the concept of desktop environments. What a desktop environment actually is I feel gets further clouded when users start exploring different "spins" of a distro.
kdenews.org: KDE has issued another update to the 4.4 desktop, applications and development libraries. KDE SC 4.4.4 brings, in addition to its funny version number, mainly small bugfixes that further polish the user experience.
Also: KDE 4.4.5 is scheduled
blog.volker-lanz.de: Hard drives are getting bigger and bigger, a trend that leads to some technical challenges hard to overcome without user-noticable changes. The increase in hard disk size means that the areal density (the number of bits stored per square inch on the drive) also increases heavily, which is a good thing at first glance:
- Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
- New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
- Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!