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The GNOME Exodus and KDE

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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.

For a Lightweight Linux Desktop, Try the New Xfce 4.10

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pcworld.com: GNOME, Unity, and KDE may get the lion's share of media attention, but there are myriad other choices available out there for those who don't like the default option in their chosen distribution.

KDE Ships May Updates, KDE 4.8.3

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Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the third in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series. 4.8.3 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.8 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.8.2 or earlier.

Vivaldi nearly here

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aseigo.blogspot: After another long "getting the details sorted" session on the phone with our manufacturing partner this morning, it looks like I'll be able to sign the purchase order sometime next week so that the first shipments of Vivaldi tablets can be put together.

KDE 5.0: 4 Things We Want To See

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thepowerbase.com: KDE 4.8 is awesome in every way. It works great on a wide range of hardware, and older hardware too! The KDE 5.0 release, on the other-hand, is filled with mystery. That’s what were here for! Here is a list of things that we would like to see in KDE 5.0.

KDE Ships April Updates

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

vivaldi ordering delay

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aseigo.blogspot: We had expected to be able to pull the lever on orders for Vivaldi by a couple of days ago. Last month there were some developments that have consequently pushed back the project by about a month.

Vivaldi tablet with KDE Plasma Active dissected

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liliputing.com: The Vivaldi tablet is a 7 inch tablet and open source KDE Plasma Active software. The €200 tablet is expected to start shipping in May, but the folks behind the official Vivaldi user forum at OpenTablets.org got their hands on an early unit — and they’ve ripped it apart to see what makes it tick.

KDE Spark Tablet Renamed to Honor Classical Composer

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ostatic.com: Remember that Spark tablet that is to run KDE for the interface? Well, Aaron Seigo today announced "an adjustment in our naming scheme."

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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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.

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