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KDE Vivaldi Tablet Struggling, Now New Design

While some were fond of the KDE Vivaldi Tablet to begin with (formerly the Spark Tablet), it seems the Linux hardware tablet project is struggling.
18 September 2012 - Vivaldi - 14 Comments

KDE's KWin To Receive Performance Improvements

Next month's KDE SC 4.9.2 release will be slightly faster with the KWin compositing window manager while more performance optimizations for KWin will land in KDE SC 4.10 come late January of 2013.
7 September 2012 - Faster KWin - 10 Comments

KDE 4.10 Release Schedule Finalized

KDE 4.10 is scheduled for release in late January of 2013.
6 September 2012 - KDE 4.10

KDE 3.5 Continues To Live Through The Trinity Desktop

While most of the Linux desktop bickering these days come down to Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME 3.x Shell, KDE 4.x used to have its fair share of critics. Most KDE users are satisfied with the latest 4.x software compilations, but the KDE 3.5 packages continue to be maintained through the Trinity Desktop fork.
3 September 2012 - KDE 3.5 Maintenance - 15 Comments

Calligra 2.5 Office Suite Released

The second official release of the Calligra office suite software, which was forked from KOffice, is now available.
13 August 2012 - Second Release - 2 Comments

KDE 4.9 Released With Many Enhancements

KDE 4.9 surfaced this morning as expected for this six-month update to the KDE desktop.
1 August 2012 - KDE 4.9 - 53 Comments

QML Support For KDE KWin Window Decorations

KDE's KWin compositing window manager now has support for QML window decorations.
27 July 2012 - KWin - 3 Comments

KDE 4.9 Is Faster & More Responsive

KDE 4.9 will be released in August and overall it feels more responsive and faster during desktop use than its predecessors.
19 July 2012 - KDE SC 4.9 - 47 Comments

KDE's KWin Loses Window Tiling Support

KDE just lost support for tiling windows with the feature being removed from the KWin window manager code-base.
13 July 2012 - KDE SC 4.10 - 38 Comments

KDE Stamps Out KDE SC 4.9 RC2

Less than two weeks after releasing KDE SC 4.9 RC1, the KDE development community is out with a second release candidate.
11 July 2012 - New Release - 8 Comments

KDE's Rekonq Web-Browser Nears 1.0 With Beta

Rekonq, the promising KDE WebKit-powered web-browser, is nearly ready for its version 1.0 release.
10 July 2012 - Rekonq 1.0 - 3 Comments

KDE's Akademy 2012 Developer Notes

KDE's annual event, Akademy, ended last week in Tallinn, Estonia. Here's some notes from the developer-focused event.
10 July 2012 - KDE Akademy - 1 Comment

KDE 4.9 RC1 Released

One day after questioning whether KDE is losing its competitiveness, KDE SC 4.9 RC1 has been released.
27 June 2012 - New Version

KDE No Longer Competitive? Developer Calls It Quits

Peter Penz, the main developer of the Dolphin file manager for the KDE desktop and a K Desktop user since KDE v1.2, is calling it quits after contributing to KDE for more than the past half-decade. His reason for leaving the development of the popular open-source desktop environment is interesting.
26 June 2012 - Dolphin - 152 Comments

KDE's Rekonq Browser Nears 1.0 w/ New Features

A "tech preview" of KDE's Rekonq version 1.0 web-browser has been released.
13 June 2012 - Rekonq - 25 Comments

A Second Beta Of KDE SC 4.9 Released

Just one week after the first KDE SC 4.9 beta, a second beta of this six-month KDE desktop update is now available with more fixes.
13 June 2012 - New Work - 37 Comments

KDE 4.9 Goes Into Beta

The first beta release of KDE SC 4.9 is now available.
4 June 2012 - First Beta - 14 Comments

KDE 4.8.3 Update Ships

KDE 4.8.3 is now available.
3 May 2012 - New KDE

LightDM-KDE 0.1.0 Released

The KDE LightDM greeter is now up to version 0.1.0, which is now usable enough to make it into the Ubuntu 12.04 repository.
21 April 2012 - KDE LightDM Greeter - 13 Comments

KDE's Calligra KOffice Fork Sees Its First Release

Back in 2010 there was the fork of KDE's KOffice to form what would be called the Calligra Suite, following unresolved disputes among KOffice developers. After being in development for quite some time, the Calligra developers have today made their first release: Calligra 2.4.
11 April 2012 - Formerly KDE Office - 22 Comments

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