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Scripting for the Desktop with Plasma in KDE 4

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

Three are three audiences: libplasma, ninjas and myspacers. Whole areas of Plasma library are designed around the eventual use cases for interpreted languages. The new widget programming interface for KDE 4.1 was designed 100% for the foundation of sane interpreted languages API exporting.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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KDE 4 could fundamentally change the way Linux developers code

http://www.linuxtoday.com

Today interface designers are more conservative in their changes, because while drastic changes may please the geekatroids among us, they make casual users very nervous. Lately I have begun to get that little thrill down my spine when I play with KDE 4. It's an interface that's pretty and (bonus) so fundamentally different than what we have now, it brings a lot of excitement to the table.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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The Ultimate Guide to KDE Session Management and Autostarting

http://jucato.org

One of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) about KDE is how to start applications when the user logs into a KDE session. The answer is not always as straightforward as one would hope, and sometimes quite scattered across several sources.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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9 Steps: Make a ultra cool and good looking desktop for your Ubuntu Linux machine in 30 minutes

http://www.kimchikid.com

A clean install of Ubuntu is not look very slick at all. To be frank, its pretty boring. But relax, if you follow this guide you will be able to get a ultra cool desktop like this one.

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Created by vlovindia 6 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 19 weeks ago
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Linux Not Ready For the Masses...BULL

http://riplinton.blogspot.com

I am tired of hearing and reading that Gnu/Linux is not ready for the "regular" or "normal" user. Self proclaimed experts and pundits insist that these users can not, or will not, use Gnu/Linux.

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Created by mads 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Gwenview: falling in love all over again

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

I've found myself falling in love all over again with various KDE apps as I use their KDE4 incarnations. One of those apps is Gwenview, by Aurélien Gâteau. In KDE4 one of the common goals shared by various development teams was to improve the look, feel and usability of our apps. Did Aurélien succeed? Now it certainly looks better. But is it as functional? As easy to use?

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Created by JRepin 6 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 28 weeks ago
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KDE king Seigo talks life, free software and reinventing the desktop

http://www.computerworld.com.au

With the recent release of version 4.0, the KDE open source project has garnered a lot of international attention. One of KDE's lead developers, and best known personality, Aaron J Seigo is in Australia to speak at this year's Linux.conf.au on his vision for better desktop computing. Computerworld spoke with Seigo, a native of Calgary, Canada, about his view of the world and how a little bit of innovation will permanently change how people interact with software.

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Video of Keynote from KDE 4.0 Release Event at Google Headquarters

http://video.google.com

On Friday, January 18th, Aaron Seigo, President of the KDE e.V. gave the keynote at the KDE 4.0 Release Event in Mountain View, California about KDE 4, presenting KDE to the world and the world to KDE. Aaron started with an introduction to KDE 4, beginning with the history of the project and expressing how far KDE has come in the last 11 years. Then, Aaron explored what KDE is, and what the community is based on - freedom and openness. Freedom to do work, have fun, and connect with others. Further, Aaron moved on to KDE 4, and discussed the near-future plans and ideas. The vision of KDE 4 is based upon three principles: beauty, accessibility, and functionality. He ventured into the many areas that KDE has improved upon, and pointed to the roadmap for the KDE 4 cycle.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 30 weeks ago
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KDE 4.0.0 Released!

http://www.kde.org

The KDE Community is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of KDE 4.0. This significant release marks both the end of the long and intensive development cycle leading up to KDE 4.0 and the beginning of the KDE 4 era. Be sure to also check out the KDE 4.0 Visual Guide.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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Ubuntu vs. PCLinuxOS: a new winner?

http://koplowicz.com

I’ve been using Ubuntu (or a derivative) for two years now. But then I noticed the new cool kid: PCLinuxOS. It naturally runs KDE, as opposed to being a derivative like Kubuntu. But then I started to notice PCLOS falls short in some areas where Kubuntu shines. So how does it all break down?

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Created by JRepin 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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Addressing Some of the Common Memes About KDE 3 and KDE 4

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

Now that KDE 4.0.0 is tagged and out and that bit of worry and concern is behind him for the moment, Aaron J. Seigo takes a moment to talk about KDE 4.0. In particular, He addresses some of the common memes, in fairly random order, that he sees about KDE 3.5 and KDE 4.0.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 33 weeks ago
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Introducing KDE 4 - Gwenview, the image viewer

http://introducingkde4.blogspot.com

The default image viewer for KDE 4, Gwenview, has received quite some love from developers. The interface has change a lot, making it less cluttered, and some new little features have been added. Read on for more information and lots of screenshots.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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KDE 4.0 Preview

http://www.masuran.org

On January 11th the KDE team will be releasing KDE 4, the new release of the award winning K Desktop Environment. KDE 4 has an impressive list of new features and includes an almost completely redone code base. It’s not only faster than KDE 3 it also uses substantially less memory.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Introducing KDE 4 - Dolphin, a new file manager

http://introducingkde4.blogspot.com

As most of you already know, Dolphin is the new KDE 4 default file manager. The KDE 3 version introduced a new way for file management on KDE. It introduced, for the first time in KDE world, a simple KDE file manager, easy to follow and use. Let's see how Dolphin looks, and how it's an improvement of file management.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Linux vs Windows Vista: The Desktop Battle

http://polishlinux.org

It may be a brave opinion but I predict that Ubuntu Linux and Windows Vista are going to be the two operating systems that will take over the largest chunk of the desktop OS market during the next couple of years. This comparison is based on my experience with both systems during the last couple of weeks on two different computers.

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Created by mads 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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