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Sprinkle Some Eye Candy on your KDE Desktop

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE is beautiful, even if you never change a thing on your desktop. What makes it even more appealing is all of the customizable visual features. Three areas you should consider spicing up a little are your KDE style/theme, your Plasma Workspace theme, and your icons. The following are just a few of the most popular in each category on KDE-Look.org.

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openSUSE 11.4 and KDE

http://news.opensuse.org

KDE fans must definitely watch out for openSUSE 11.4, which will be the first major Linux distribution to feature KDE’s Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform version 4.6. This trio of releases by the KDE community brings much better performance as well as many usability and feature improvements all over the place.

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3 Good Reasons To Buy an Open-PC

http://www.pcworld.com

With prices starting at $249 in the United States, the Open-PC's price isn't insignificant. On the other hand, if you factor in the inclusion of support, the "just works" factor and an included donation to the KDE project, the Open-PC could be a compelling choice.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6.1 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 first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.6 series. 4.6.1 brings many bugfixes and translation updates on top of 4.6 series. KDE's software is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come.

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KDE Plasma Activities – A change in workflow?

http://hanschen.org

In this post I’ll instead write about my personal vision of how I hope activities will change my workflow. It’s based on my own experience and what I’ve read about activities. Note that it doesn’t necessarily coincide with the vision of the Plasma team...

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KDE KRunner Position Trick

http://k3v.in

KDE users get a nifty little app called KRunner that allows them to run all sorts of actions on a number of different resources available to the current user. Actions vary in a number of ways, allowing users to do things like launch applications, open web pages, play music, open documents, search for files, and so on.

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How to save your Linux screen space — Tiling window managers can boost productivity

http://www.techradar.com

You probably already know that a tiling window manager is one of the alternatives often provided by distributions alongside the standard Gnome or KDE Plasma desktops.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6.0 Released

http://www.kde.org

KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to the KDE Plasma workspaces, KDE Applications and KDE Platform. These releases, versioned 4.6, provide many new features in each of KDE's three product lines.

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The new GNOME 3 website goes live

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

"The official website for GNOME 3, the next iteration of the GNOME desktop, has gone online in alpha state.

The work-in-progress is full of bite-sized information on the redesigned desktop ‘made of easy’ (their slogan, not ours), along with smatterings of pictures and a handy FAQ guide to appease the quizzical."

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 RC1 Released

http://kde.org

Right before Christmas, KDE has published the first candidate for the upcoming release of KDE 4.6.0. The focus at this stage is on fixing bugs and completing translations and artwork. As such, the rework of the Oxygen icon set is nearing completion, many bugs reported by testers in the past weeks have been fixed and stabilization is still in full swing.

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Configuring Places, Bookmarks, and Locations in KDE Software

http://maketecheasier.com

Part of the free software experience is having the freedom to setup your workspace the way you want it. KDE, the popular free software compilation for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, offers a plethora of configuration and customization options. Among those options are a number of methods for accessing files quickly and easily.

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7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

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KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other desktop. Here are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 Beta1 Brings Improved Search, Activities and Mobile Device Support

http://kde.org

KDE releases 4.6 beta1 of Workspaces, Applications and Development Frameworks, bringing significant improvements to desktop search, a revamped activity system and a significant performance boost to window management and desktop effects. Efforts all across the KDE codebase pay off by making KDE's frameworks more suitable for usage on all devices.

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Linux is awaiting for patch to improve interactivity

http://marc.info

Patch, less than 200 lines of code, soon will be included in main Linux kernel. Linus is very happy and surprised how feedback of desktop interactivity made better even on very high average loads.

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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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