blogs.fsfe.org: So, in the not too distant future KDE will turn 15 years old. This is normally a time when I will go back and reflect on lessons that can be learned from past activities in the SCM. This year is no different.
datamation.com: I had just about reached the conclusion that the mobile influence represented a step backwards in desktop design -- then I tried KDE's Plasma Active, a desktop designed for touch screen tablets, and all my assumptions were trampled underfoot.
- Plasma Active One released
- KDE's Summer of Achievements
- Results from poll about future of XScreensavers in KDE Plasma
- KDE takes on Android, Apple's iOS on smartphones and tablets
- Plasma Active Slideshow
- aseigo: activities
ostatic.com: KDE is having a global birthday party to celebrate 15 years and everyone is invited. Well, since we all can't actually get together in one spot, they'd like to inspire a bunch of parties happening simultaneously across the globe on October 14.
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 4.7 series.
ostatic.com: KDE just keeps getting better and better. Developers are working on a new screen-locking implementation which will cause screensavers to stop working. So, let's see, in 4.8 we won't be able to turn off compositing effects and now our screensavers will no longer work.
linuxnov.com: A great Ksplash theme collection for KDE 4.x featuring many Linux distributions. Innovative themes designed to be suitable to many users who would like to customize the default Ksplash theme.
cristalinux.blogspot: Well, done at last! After some time gathering opinions from readers and quite some more time testing each one of the contenders, I have finished my comparison of the best of the best in KDE distros.
dot.kde.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 4.7 series.
- aseigo: more on Active strategy
- the on-screen keyboard
- KDE Commit-Digest for 28th August
- Share, Like and Connect
aseigo.blogspot.com: At the beginning of this year, the Plasma team was itching to extend Plasma's coverage of the device spectrum. We already had Desktop and Netbook interfaces, and while maintaining and incrementally improving those, we wanted to show case the possibilities of Plasma by creating a full fledged touch interface for devices.
- Tablet Fun and Games
- First Plasma Active experience
thinkdigit.com: There have been some rather interesting announcements from the KDE community that give an idea of where the desktop environment is headed. In very short, KDE Frameworks 5.0 will begin development soon!
ostatic.com: Have you experienced performance issues when using KDE? If so, then you aren't the only one. And one KDE hacker is trying to address them.
derstandard.at: Applications and workspaces will follow the frameworks - Plasma Active's influence and why the traditional desktop won't be killed by the mobile space
makeuseof.com: Today we’ll be looking at a top KDE choice that has plenty to offer for those of you who crave some power and control over their applications.
techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen shows you the many options that are available for configuring notification settings on the KDE 4.0 desktop.
datamation.com: When users complain about GNOME 3, inevitably they compare its release to KDE 4.0's. One KDE developer has told me that he dislikes the comparison, but, in the absence of other parallels, it continues to be made.
Fedora 16 Alpha is released today, featuring GNOME 3.1.4 with a unified input indicator for keyboard layouts and input methods, KDE 4.7, GRUB 2 on new installations (with GPT disk labels) and several other major changes. You can download it now. Remember to read the important information in the release notes and common bugs page.