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  • Features Being Brewed For KDE 4.10

    Phoronix: Features Being Brewed For KDE 4.10

    The soft feature freeze for KDE 4.10 is coming up in just two weeks time. In this article are a look at some of the features being worked on for the KDE 4.10 desktop update...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIwNTQ

  • #2
    Originally posted by asdx
    When is Wayland support coming to KWin?
    There's no offical timeline. You can follow the developement of KWin by reading Martin's Blog.

    I would assume that it will come with KDE Workspaces 5.0 that is probably going to be released in the next 1,5 years.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by asdx
      Awesome, hopefully the rewrite of the taskbar to QML will fix this issue:

      https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=224447

      When is Wayland support coming to KWin?
      There is article about KDE on Wayland somewhere here on Phoronix.

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      • #4
        i automatically filter and ignore any KDE article unless it contains the string 'a complete re-write of konsole from the ground up in a clean room'.

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        • #5
          OMG finally, kde3 did have the MTP kio slave!
          ## VGA ##
          AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
          Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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          • #6
            i'm running 4.6.5 (although these problems have persisted from version to version). e.g. "show in the menu" setting for profiles is lost from invocation to invocation. i have to go through my list of 40 or so every time i start it and re-enable them. what exactly are bookmarks for? they seem completely useless. there are bugs in the terminal handling (exposed by my use of 'tmux') that don't exist in any other terminal emulator (gnome terminal, xterm, rvxterm, etc). it's a sad joke. my sense is not that the developer/maintainer was/is lame but rather *no* time is focused on what has to be the core piece of KDE used by a devloper or sysadmin.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Grawp View Post
              There is article about KDE on Wayland somewhere here on Phoronix.
              Yeah, and Martin detailed on his blog why most of the information in that article is either wrong or at least giving wrong impressions.

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              • #8
                these bugs have been reported over and over and over... hence the comment that there is no interest in this component.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by asdx
                  What's wrong with konsole?

                  The real question is what is 'right' with it. The answer would be 'nothing'.

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                  • #10
                    It looks like 4.10 will be just as dull as 4.9! The big things are happening in gnome and unity land. Looking aside from the vocal few here at phoro most is realizing KDEs time is up.

                    KDE is losing its spot as Major Desktop to Unity. Greatest Phail since KDE4 if you ask me. LoL
                    Last edited by funkSTAR; 10-13-2012, 02:35 AM.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by funkSTAR View Post
                      It looks like 4.10 will be just as dull as 4.9! The big things are happening in gnome and unity land.
                      KDE is working towards KDE Frameworks and Workspaces 5.0... Just recently Blue Systems hired what ten developers to work full time on upstream KDE. That doesn't like dying project either. KDE is one project that is still gaining features where as others are removing them by the release. There's huge outrage in Gnome/Ubuntu camp because of the dramatic changes, removal of features, advertisement, stupid design decissions and so on while the KDE community seems stable and satisfied. You rarely hear people complaining that KDE 4.9 was worse than 4.8 or that 4.8 was worse than 4.7 as every release is improvement over the previous.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Teho View Post
                        KDE is one project that is still gaining features where as others are removing them by the release.
                        LOL. Nice argument when Kwin boot tiling support. OMG OMG holy shit holy shit, KDE is purging features!!1 Bring forth the torches!!!! Oh wait that doesnt apply when we are talking about KDE does it? KDE is just as crappy slow moving turd as it has been for years now. Obsoleted by Unity, LOL.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by funkSTAR View Post
                          LOL. Nice argument when Kwin boot tiling support. OMG OMG holy shit holy shit, KDE is purging features!!1 Bring forth the torches!!!! Oh wait that doesnt apply when we are talking about KDE does it?
                          Last but not least there is one important change for the 4.10 release. KWin’s window tiling capabilities which were implemented by a Season of KDE project a few years ago had to be removed again as the feature is seeing some bit rot and is completely unmaintained. Thanks to scripting it should be possible to implement window tiling again and provide it in time for 4.10. And work is going on to make that happen. If you want to help, please leave a note
                          So the tiling support was dropped from developement version of KDE 4.10 and is going to be added back before 4.10. Sounds like exactly the way it should be done. KDE SC 4.9 still has tiling support and KDE 4.10 is going to have tiling support.

                          Originally posted by funkSTAR View Post
                          KDE is just as crappy slow moving turd as it has been for years now. Obsoleted by Unity, LOL.
                          I really like to know more about these people who have migrated from KDE to Unity... to me it seems that more people have left Ubuntu because of Unity than anything else ever before.

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                          • #14
                            Isn't Unity the resource hog king? So, why would people move from crap (KDE) or crap B (Gnome 3) to bigger crap (Unity)? I have read that some people are moving to XFCE and perhaps, LXDE. But, they have gtk connections and I often notice they often suffer from some of the same bugs or problems Gnome users have.

                            I wish the Gnome2 fork was more successful. At least, they didn't seem to focus on mobile devices or eye candy as much as the others.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by asdx
                              What's wrong with konsole?
                              The fact that most distributions don't come with Yakuake by default, which uses Konsole's Kpart.

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