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Review: KDE SC 4.8.1

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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.

KDE 4.8.1 – the best DE you can get

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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.

KDE - Best Desktop Environment of the Year

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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

Talking Spark tablets with KDE developer Aaron Seigo

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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.

The KDE Death Watch

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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.

Spark answers

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Hardware

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!

Why KDE is the future

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  • Why KDE is the future
  • 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

The Reveal

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Hardware
  • 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 Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform 4.8 Improve User Experience

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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.

KDE vs. Windows 7

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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.

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