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Nine Ways to Make KDE Activities More Useful

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datamation.com: Activities are the defining feature of the KDE 4 release series. Yet, despite their potential, Activities remain poorly understood. Here is my wish list of improvements that would help Activities to come into their own:

Four Smart Things to do with the ALT+F2 Run Command in KDE

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: One of the first things that newcomers to GNU/Linux learn to do is to bypass big Start menus and blank screens (like Fluxbox) and use ALT+F2 to launch an application by simply typing in its name.

KDE Announces 4.9 RC1

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dot.kde.org: Today KDE released the first Release Candidate for the 4.9 versions of Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.

KDE No Longer Competitive? Developer Calls It Quits

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phoronix.com: Peter Penz, the main developer of the Dolphin file manager for the KDE desktop and a K Desktop user since KDE v1.2, is calling it quits after contributing to KDE for more than the past half-decade.

KDE Activities: A Personal Case Study

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linux-magazine.com: Activities are both KDE's most talked-about and least understood features. Whenever I enthuse over them, I am invariably greeted with so much bafflement that I suspect that they are also KDE's least used features.

Plasma Active - a New Approach to Tablet Computing

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linuxjournal.com: Why would you spend a few hundred dollars on a device that is little more than a smartphone (with a bigger screen, without the phone)?

KDE Announces 4.9 Beta2

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dot.kde.org: Today KDE released the second beta for its renewed Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.

The GNOME Exodus and KDE

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Software

datamation.com: Over the last fourteen months, discontent with Unity and the GNOME 3 series of releases have sent GNOME users galloping in all directions in their search for alternatives.

KDE 4.8.4 Released

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kde.org: Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the fourth in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series.

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