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Behind KDE: Meet David Solbach, the "Unknown SysAdmin"

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KDE In this week's Behind KDE interview, we talk with one of the unknown powers behind the sysadmin team, David Solbach. David is the maintainer of However, there's much more to David than code review and contributing to KDE.

KDE 3 appears in 'The Social Network' movie?

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KDE The Social Network" is an upcoming 2010 drama film directed by David Fincher about the founding of the social networking website Facebook. Below is a still image from the film's official trailer, in it you can see what appears to be an old version of the KDE Desktop Environment.

Iron Man using KDE?!

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KDE I have just gotten around to reading through a pretty large back log of some of my favorite comics, and guess what I spied inside one? Well, just about what the title says.

KDE and the Expansion of the Desktop

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KDE Last week, when I wrote "7 Things You Can Do in KDE, But Not in Windows," I assumed that anyone who was interested in the KDE 4 series had already explored it. However,

10 reasons to make KDE 4.5 your desktop of choice

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KDE Despite a rocky start, KDE 4 has come out on top. Jack Wallen offers a stellar review of the vastly improved KDE 4.5.

A Look at KDE Desktop Effects

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KDE KDE’s visual effects for windows and menus technically dates back to KDE 3. With the coming of KDE 4, the number of effects has multiplied, and KWin (KDE’s window manager) is now on par with Compiz.

Driver dilemma in KDE workspaces 4.5

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Software KDE is currently blamed for errors in external components: the graphic drivers. I am lately reading quite some crap that we KWin devs knew about problems in the drivers and shipped 4.5 nevertheless with changes enabled which trigger the driver bugs. That is of course not true.

KDE SC 4.5 – Desktop Activities Exposed

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KDE However, the lead developer of plasma, Aaron Seigo, has promised further development around Nepomuk, potentially taking desktop activities to a whole new level:

7 Things You Can Do in KDE, But Not in Windows

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KDE When I tell people that I use Linux, they look at me with pity. When I go on to tell them that the KDE desktop is in many ways more innovative than Windows 7, the looks of pity changes to caution.

Dolphin in KDE 4.5

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celettu.wordpress: KDE 4.5 has been good to me so far, except the monstrosity that is Dolphin. I was already irked by the slowness and the crazy sorting behaviour, now it hangs.

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