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KDE On Wayland Won't Happen Anytime Soon

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phoronix.com: Proper support for running the KDE desktop on Wayland still won't happen for a while.

Vivaldi KDE tablet delayed, looking at new hardware

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liliputing.com: The Vivaldi tablet is a project from the KDE development team aimed at introducing a tablet with open source Linux-based software. But the project has run into some speed bumps.

Desktop Linux Revolt: How KDE Survived Its User Backlash

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datamation.com: How does a Linux desktop survive a user revolt? The recent history of KDE suggests some answers.

KDE SC 4.9.1 Released

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kdenews.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.9 series.

Is GNOME Still Needed?

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datamation.com: When GNOME began in 1997, the project had a clear purpose. At the time, there was no other free desktop, since KDE relied on the then-proprietary Qt toolkit. But today, looking at the mounting evidence of problems within the project and the denial of many project members, I have to ask: Does free software still need GNOME? Or has it outlived its usefulness?

KDE 4.9: As Pretty and Peppy as a Linux Desktop Can Be

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linuxinsider.com: KDE is the most powerful of desktop options for Linux users. Its heightened eye candy makes it a big step up from the other desktop choices. The new KDE brings major updates to the Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications and the KDE Platform itself.

Qt's Move Gives FOSS the Jitters

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linuxinsider.com: There's been much ado about Linux desktops in recent months, but few would dispute KDE's prominence among them. That, indeed, is one of the many reasons there's been so much concern over Nokia's impending sale of the Qt toolkit, upon which KDE is based.

Tips on Choosing your Linux Desktop Environment

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junauza.com: GNOME and KDE are the top desktop environment choices you come across when you are about to choose a Linux distribution. Choosing between them isn't much of a pain if you are going straight for Ubuntu, but if you’re a bit picky about your desktop, then knowing a bit more about desktop environments becomes a must.

Which Linux Desktop Will Dominate in the Future?

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datamation.com: Sometimes, being right is no fun. Three years ago, I suggested that the Linux desktop was headed for a future dominated by KDE, and that GNOME would be at a disadvantage. Looking back, I conclude that I was right, if only approximately.

GNOME needs to go to the Moon

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itworld.com: Even as the prospect of a another new Windows blunder and some new OEM deals have some wondering if this might be the time people start paying attention to the Linux desktop, disruptions within Linux desktop development communities may be threatening the future of the Linux desktop.

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