Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
kde.org: The second beta of the 4.11 releases of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform is available. The beta 2 release announcement has highlights, links to release details and download instructions. The development focus is on bug fixing, polishing and general stabilization.
netrunner-mag.com: Cinnamon is a Linux only desktop environment, and it will run happily as long as you have some form of Linux beating under the hood. Technically, it ought to run on any UNIX-like operating system, graced with the X Windows or similar, but for now, the availability is limited.
datamation.com: In any given week, I am likely to use two or three Linux desktop environments. Partly, I switch so often to keep up to date. But the main reason is that, whatever environment I am using, I soon become aware of its shortcomings and start thinking of another's advantages.
ostatic.com: I for one have been feeling sorely disappointed without a KDE version of Linux Mint lately, but no more. That's right Boys and Girls, KDE has returned to Mint.
datamation.com: Despite the conservatism of users, innovation hasn't died on the Linux desktop. It's just become very cautious in the last few year.
netrunner-mag.com: Battle royale, except we have no gentry, just the two seemingly and arguably dominant desktop environments for Linux.
fossadvocates.org: In part 1 of this piece, we looked at the GTK based options for Desktop Environments, and/or Window Managers. Today, we’re going to look at the Qt based options.
datamation.com: Virtual workspaces have been a feature of Linux desktops since their earliest days. Not only are they easier to set up than extra monitors, but they allow basic apps like web browsers and terminals to stay open full-screen while leaving plenty of working room. Here's how KDE, GNOME, Unity, Mate, Cinnamon and Xfce each implement virtual workspaces.
thelinuxexperiment.com: LibreOffice? Pfft. OpenOffice? Blah. KOffice? Dead for a while now. Calligra Suite? Now we’re talking!