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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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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 4.5 Desktop Activities Bring New Meaning to Organization

http://www.linux.com

KDE 4.5 brings to the table plenty of useful, functional, innovative features. One of those very features is the Desktop Activity. The KDE Desktop Activities feature is a great new desktop metaphor that takes the Linux desktop to new levels of organization.

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How to Use KDE Plasma Activities

http://maketecheasier.com

The concept of activities is a new feature introduced with KDE 4. In the old desktop model of KDE 3, the desktop was a program called “kdesktop”, which gave users the ability to have a number of virtual desktops.

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KDE 4.5: Your New Desktop Awaits

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Jack Wallen writes: "Not only is KDE 4.5 a far superior desktop to its predecessor, I would go as far to say that it has finally surpassed 3.5 in both usability and performance. That's a bold statement considering how the desktop has evolved."

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Created by JRepin 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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5 steps to making your first KDE Python Plasmoid

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For a long time desktop widgets have been a way to provide useful, although usually simple, applications that sit on the desktop and out of the way. KDE has taken these desktop widgets to a whole new level with Plasma. In this tutorial we will look at how to get a simple Plasmoid created using Python.

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KDE Plasma Media Center Status Report and Introduction

http://blog.binarylooks.com

So here it is, prepare for some stunning screenshots and much magnificent marketing mash :-) . Article doesn't talk about the technical/coding stuff, just about what you get at the moment. Details will be for another post.

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KDE Plasma: Netbook, Pages and what they're for

http://www.notmart.org

As presented on this blog a bit ago the central and more important view for Plasma Netbook Shell is this so called "Newspaper" activity: applets are positioned in an arbitrary number of columns (default two), one on top of the other, scrolling when there isn't enough space, giving you actually an "almost infinite" vertical real estate

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KDE Plasma netbook interface demoed on Asus Eee 1005Ha

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At times I’ve felt like KDE 4 is a little bit on the sluggish side on my desktop PCs. On a netbook’s Atom processor? I wouldn’t even have considered switching from Gnome if I hadn’t seen this video on YouTube.

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Battery improvements in kde plasma 4.4

http://vizzzion.org

The battery applet in KDE Plasma 4.4 has gotten some nice improvements. First of all, I wasn’t really happy with the layout of its popup dialog. It looked messy and didn’t scale well with bigger fonts. During Tokamak3 in September, I started improving this.

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We Don’t Really Want Innovation

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Innovation is one of those things we pretend to want and then complain when it happens. When the KDE team decided to innovate with plasma, all they got were heaps and heaps of criticism thrown at them. Now it appears that Gnome 3.0 is going to suffer the same fate.

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KDE 4.3.0 Release

http://osrevolution.com

KDE 4.3 is here and it's shaping up to be a great release.

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Created by CoolGoose 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Selective list of Plasma changes for KDE 4.3

http://polishlinux.org

Aaron Seigo has published a list of changes and new features to Plasma, the desktop shell for KDE4, that will be included in KDE4.3. This list is quite long, so I will only try to show the most important changes.

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