darkduck.com: Holy wars... So many efforts were wasted in there... Linux world is not alone here. So many battles happened in discussions what is the best distribution.
makeuseof.com: One of Linux‘s most popular desktop environments, KDE, released their latest series (version 4.7) at the end of July. This version improves on work done in previous releases by adding new features while improving performance and stability.
- KWin at Desktop Summit
- Branding stupidity
- Joining the Game at the Desktop Summit
- Desktop Summit 2011 Thoughts
- Some Notes From Desktop Summit 2011
phoronix.com: The 2011 Desktop Summit is coming to a close at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. This was the second time that GNOME and KDE developers joined to host a Linux desktop summit of around 1,000 participants.
pcworld.com: Between Unity and GNOME 3, there seems to be no end to the controversy surrounding Linux desktop environments this year.
- KDE 5.0 roadmap announced
- The Plans For KDE Frameworks 5.0 Were Just Announced
- KDE Having Fun at Desktop Summit 2011
- Aseigo: Important Announcement Coming Today at Desktop Summit
- KDE Draws Up Plans For Wayland In 2012
- The Earliest Talk About The GTK4 Tool-Kit
- Dragon Player 3
- Immature bad taste becomes the norm
techlaze.com: Since the initial KDE 4 release, a lot of quality community-created widgets and plugins have sprung up, making the KDE workspace more than just an alternative to GNOME 3 or Unity.
ostatic.com: Linux users seem to be interested in what our de facto leader uses on his desktop. In 2005 KDE users reveled when Linus said, "just ... use KDE." Later on in 2009 GNOME users returned the nose rubbing when he said, "I switched to GNOME." Well, both groups can now sulk together.
Also: Torvalds would like to see a GNOME fork
ostatic.com: Dolphin, that underappreciated file manager shipped with KDE, has had a hard time. Many users will never be happy with it. But those who use Dolphin might be happy with some of the newest changes coming in KDE 4.8.
- Hands on: KDE 4.7 launches with KWin OpenGL ES support
- Kde 4.7 Released And In The Wild
- Amarok 2.4.3 “Berlin” Released
- Shadow and no Oxygen
- new Plasma Active repos
- Continuous Integration for KWin
- Modular KDE 4.7.0 arrives for Slackware
linuxtweaking.blogspot: Some old time Fedora users may be aware of Fedora's poor track record when it comes to KDE although things have been changing ever since the release of KDE 4.x.
- KDE 4.7 – all your emails are belong to us
- Awesomeness to land in KDE with release 4.7
dot.kde.org: KDE is delighted to announce its latest releases—Version 4.7—providing major updates to the KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform.
datamation.com: Customization has always had a high priority on the Linux desktop. That hasn't changed now that the two major desktops have become three -- GNOME, KDE and Ubuntu's Unity. If anything, as much as two-thirds of the complaints are about this trio.
kate-editor.org: For me, it (still) feels very unnatural to talk about us as KDE. I’m still thinking in terms of the KDE community; and the KDE Project releases the KDE Desktop (or just KDE).
neverendingo.blogspot: Some readers might remember, some time back we talked about setting up stats for most of our KDE Websites. Yes, we did. And i thought it is time to share something of that with you.
phoronix.com: Ahead of the Berlin Desktop Summit, several GNOME and KDE developers have begun a mailing list battle...over a name.
- KDE Plasma Desktop Introduction
- aseigo: ++performance
- public transport plasmoid looking for your input