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Debian: First prototype ready making hardware easier to use

http://people.skolelinux.org

A new software that detects plugable devices and installs needed software packages (given that in Debian repositories) automagically and graphically. Very promising.

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Created by andremachado 1 year 26 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

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Created by falko 2 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 22 weeks ago
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12 reasons to love KDE

http://www.techradar.com

Here's why we love the world's most configurable desktop. TechRadar rain positivity onto the world's most configurable desktop and pick out some of its best functions and applications...

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Created by JRepin 2 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 26 weeks ago
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Introduction To The Enlightenment 17 Window Manager For X (Ubuntu 11.10)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial is supposed to show some features of the Enlightenment window manager as an alternative to the often used Gnome and KDE managers. I will install Enlightenment on a desktop computer with Ubuntu 11.10 installed.

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Created by falko 2 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 28 weeks ago
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Minimal Desktop Install on CentOS 6

http://beginlinux.com

This example of a minimal desktop shows how to manually create partitions using ext3 and ext4 for a server that has a minimal desktop for a graphical interface.

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Created by aweber 2 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 31 weeks ago
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Examining the usability of KDE Plasma, Gnome and Unity

http://www.techradar.com

TechRadar has gathered a few users and subjected the 3 main Linux desktops to some usability testing for both experienced users and some new to the whole concept

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Created by JRepin 2 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 31 weeks ago
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Shuttleworth Misses the Point Yet Again

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

There are a number of quotes in the article from the originator of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, Mark Shuttleworth, that clearly attest to the fact he is completely missing what so many people find wrong with Unity.

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Created by lozz 2 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 38 weeks ago
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Aaron Seigo talks about KDE SC 5.0 and more

http://derstandard.at

After years of focusing on further improving KDE4 two weeks ago the developers of the free desktop announced the next big step for their project: KDE Frameworks 5.0. But as long-time developer — and Plasma team leader — Aaron Seigo points out the source-incompatible changes shall be held to a minimum.

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How to Manage Notification Settings in KDE 4

http://www.techrepublic.com

One of the many things the KDE developers did right in 4.x (currently 4.7) is the notification system. By far, this system is the cleanest and most flexible of nearly every desktop I have used. But most users don’t realize just how flexible this system is simply because they never bother to look into the configuration options available. It’s time that oversight is corrected.

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GNOME-Designer Jon McCann about the future of GNOME3

http://derstandard.at

Also talks about the split with Ubuntu, outspoken criticism and why KDE and GNOME are different operating systems

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KDE releases version 4.7 of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform

http://kde.org

KDE 4.7 releases provide many new features and improved stability and performance. Lots of visual polishing took place with an update to the Oxygen icons, and improved consistency between panel items such as clock and notification areas. The window manager KWin brings a new shadow system and can now run on OpenGL ES supporting hardware, making it better suited for mobile devices.

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Created by JRepin 2 years 52 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 51 weeks ago
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Moving away from Ubuntu

http://balau82.wordpress.com

After the upgrate to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, the author expains his decision to abandon Ubuntu and search for a rolling release distribution...

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Created by balau 3 years 7 hours ago – Made popular 2 years 52 weeks ago
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How To Completely Customize Your KDE Wallpaper

http://www.makeuseof.com

KDE for Linux comes with plenty of customization options that exist on all distributions, adding to the uniform beauty of KDE. All of the great customization options can be found in the System/Desktop Settings area, where you can quite literally tweak everything without needing to install a separate program to do the job, as is often necessary with the GNOME desktop.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 1 day ago – Made popular 3 years 13 hours ago
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New Kontact Suite Brings Next-Gen Groupware to Desktop and Mobile

http://dot.kde.org

KDE is proud to announce the release of the next generation Kontact PIM Suite, based on the Akonadi framework. In addition to this, we are also proud to announce the June maintenance update of the KDE Software Compilation 4.6. Unsurprisingly, the port of Kontact to Akonadi is finally being released the same day as Duke Nukem Forever, making it relatively timely.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 6 weeks ago
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KDE 4.6.3 Released

http://kde.org

KDE has released a series of updates to the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks. This update is the second in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.6 series. 4.6.3 brings many bugfixes and translation updates

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Created by JRepin 3 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 11 weeks ago
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