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KDE 4 getting closer to public release

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    KDE, or "K" for short, is a windows manager for the X window system in *nix. Without window managers like KDE or Gnome, the *nix GUI would be rather bleak. KDE is currently developing the next version of it's software, KDE 4. In this version, there will be a multi-lingual spell checker built into the window manager. There will also be much better support for hardware, and a gigantic tweak of the software that allows for interoperability between a Windows/Mac system and a *nix system. There is also "Dolphin", the new file manager. You can get more details of KDE4 off of dot.kde.org.

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    Ahh, I can't wait. KDE is my preferred *nix desktop, and was in need of a refresh. Hopefully this also means ATI support will be improved, both in the chipset and gfx dept.
     
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    I hope the windows port will be good. Would be cool to run KDE on Window$! ;)
     
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    never ran unix/Linux nor KDE before, but it looks like they made several improvements.
     
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    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    GNOME is more refined, but hopefully this will make me want to use KDE...
     
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    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    hrm. these GUIs are becoming bloated. i use fluxbox which is a very very light GUI that is extremely configurable. serves all the same purposes as GNOME/KDE without the fat. these days KDE is slowing my system down which means its of no use to me.
     
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