KDE 4

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KDE 4 Articles & Reviews

Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop Tests: Unity 7.1, KDE 4.11, Xfce...   Software   31 Aug 2013
PC-BSD 7.1 vs. Kubuntu 9.04 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   20 Apr 2009
Fedora 9 KDE Live Alpha   Operating Systems   05 Feb 2008
AMD Catalyst 8.01 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   18 Jan 2008
Fedora 9 Alpha Preview   Operating Systems   05 Feb 2008
Great Linux Innovations Of 2008   Software   30 Dec 2008
KDE 4.2 Beta 1 Desktop Released   Software   26 Nov 2008
An Early Look At KDE 4.1   Software   17 Mar 2008
KDE 4.0 Beta 4 Desktop   Software   30 Oct 2007
KDE 4.0 Release Event   Events   21 Jan 2008
OpenSuSE 11.0 Installer Gets A Face-Lift   Operating Systems   22 Jan 2008
NVIDIA 173.14.12 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   30 Jul 2008
Fedora 9 KDE Rawhide (2008-04-04)   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2008
Linux Gaming Benchmarks With Plasma-Next, KDE...   Software   25 Jun 2014
Korona Brings KDE 4.3 To OpenSolaris   Operating Systems   18 Aug 2009
KDE 4.0 Live April Snapshot   Software   02 May 2007
Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 4 Alpha   Operating Systems   27 Feb 2008
Kubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron Alpha 2   Operating Systems   21 Dec 2007
Kubuntu + KDE 4.0 RC2   Operating Systems   12 Dec 2007
KDE Four Live v0.5   Software   22 Oct 2007
OpenSuSE 11.0 Alpha 2   Operating Systems   10 Feb 2008
KDE 4.0 Beta 1 w/ MEPIS   Software   14 Aug 2007
Mandriva Linux 2008.1 Spring Beta 1   Operating Systems   26 Jan 2008

KDE 4 Linux News

KDE 4.0 Beta 2 Released   KDE   06 Sep 2007
GNOME 3.0 Is Coming, And Coming Soon!   GNOME   10 Jul 2008
December Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Users   Phoronix   02 Dec 2013
KDE No Longer Competitive? Developer Calls It Quits   KDE   26 Jun 2012
KDE Developers Discuss Merging Libraries With Qt   Qt   31 Oct 2010
KDE 4.1 Release Schedule, Coming In July   KDE   18 Jan 2008
New Features Coming For Debian 7.0 "Wheezy"   Debian   19 Feb 2013
KDE 4.0 Delayed To Winter Release   KDE   31 Aug 2007
Fedora 8 Will Not Include KDE 4.0   Fedora   30 Aug 2007
Is The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Faster Than Other...   Operating Systems   01 Oct 2015
An Easy But Serious Screensaver Security Problem In...   Linux Security   18 Jan 2012
Compiz 0.8.0 Has Been Released, Finally   Desktop   20 Feb 2009
Qt/GTK Speed On Unity/KDE/Xfce/LXDE/GNOME/Razor   Desktop   28 Feb 2013
Trolltech Qt To Be Licensed Under GPLv3   Qt   18 Jan 2008
The Plans For KDE Frameworks 5.0 Were Just Announced   KDE   07 Aug 2011
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Is The Lucid Lynx   Ubuntu   20 Sep 2009
Features Being Developed For KDE 4.11 Desktop   KDE   15 May 2013
Fedora 11 Alpha Comes With Huge Feature Set   Fedora   05 Feb 2009
GNOME 3.0 May Not Come Until September 2010   GNOME   03 Nov 2009
OpenSolaris 2008.11 Details   Oracle   30 Jul 2008
KDE 4/5 Affected By A Root Exploit Vulnerability   KDE   12 May 2017
8-Way Desktop Comparison On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux   Linux Gaming   22 Jun 2013
Three New Tweaks I Like In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   Ubuntu   23 Mar 2014
Fedora 13 Gains Features, Progresses   Fedora   16 Jan 2010
Mageia 3 Released, Still Using Legacy GRUB   Operating Systems   19 May 2013
Xfce 4.12 Desktop Is Moving Along For Release Soon   Desktop   24 Jan 2013
A Look At Some KDE 4.12 Features   KDE   03 Oct 2013
KDE 4.0 Beta 1 Released   KDE   02 Aug 2007
KDE Frameworks 5 Added To Arch, Plasma Next Is Coming   KDE   17 May 2014
Arch Linux Is Dropping The KDE 4 Desktop   KDE   12 Dec 2015
KDE 4.9 Is Faster & More Responsive   KDE   19 Jul 2012
New Features For KDE 4.4 Desktop   KDE   03 Nov 2009
Fedora 20 Gets A Bunch Of Features Proposed   Fedora   11 Jul 2013
FreeBSD Made Much Progress These Past Few Months   BSD   16 Jul 2013
Open-Source GPU Drivers Causing Headaches In KDE 4.5   KDE   04 Sep 2010
Testing Plasma 5 On openSUSE, KDE Switching Plans   SUSE   06 Apr 2015
Compiz 0.7.0 Adds Multi-Display Support   Desktop   07 Feb 2008
Slackware 14.2 Officially Released   Operating Systems   01 Jul 2016
openSUSE 13.2 Officially Released, Uses Btrfs As...   SUSE   04 Nov 2014
KDE Plasma 5.5.3 Comes With 20 Changes   KDE   06 Jan 2016
Fedora 20 Beta Is Finally Out & With Great...   Fedora   12 Nov 2013
Lubuntu Switching To VLC, KDE 5 LibreOffice Frontend   Operating Systems   13 Sep 2018
GNOME 2.28 In September, GNOME 3.0 In March   GNOME   02 Apr 2009
KDE's KWin Loses Window Tiling Support   KDE   13 Jul 2012
Amarok 2.9 Released As The Last Step Before Qt5/KF5   KDE   09 Mar 2018
KDE 4.11 Beta Brings KWin Wayland Back-End   KDE   11 Jun 2013
KDE 4.11 Will Be The Last Major KDE4 Workspaces...   KDE   23 May 2013
CentOS 7 1511 Updates To GNOME 3.14, KDE 4.14   Red Hat   14 Dec 2015
KDE 4.12 Applications & Development Platform...   KDE   18 Dec 2013
KDE Developer Asks: Is KDE 5 Stable Enough For Normal...   KDE   15 Oct 2015
The Underlying KWin Improvements In KDE 4.7   KDE   28 May 2011
Ryan Gordon Is Fed Up, FatELF Is Likely Dead   Free Software   03 Nov 2009
Sabayon 14.01 Has Updates, Steam Big Picture Mode   Valve   21 Dec 2013
openSUSE 13.1 RC1 Arrives, Btrfs Is "Safe For...   SUSE   11 Oct 2013
Fedora 20 Officially Released   Fedora   17 Dec 2013
KDE Frameworks 5.53 Will Have An Important KIO...   KDE   25 Nov 2018
openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks   SUSE   25 Sep 2014
Trying Out The OpenSUSE 13.2 Beta: The Installer Is...   SUSE   22 Sep 2014
KDE 4.12.1 Applications & Platforms Updated   KDE   15 Jan 2014
KDE 4.11 Beta Released, Works On Wayland   KDE   14 Jun 2013
FreeBSD Finishes Switching Over To GNOME 3.x   GNOME   11 Jan 2015
Mageia 5 Officially Released, Finally Supports UEFI...   Operating Systems   19 Jun 2015
KDE 4.10 Officially Released With Many Changes   KDE   05 Feb 2013
Thunderbird 3 Coming To Fedora 11   Fedora   02 Mar 2009
KDE 4.11 Haswell Desktop Effects Performance   KDE   21 Oct 2013
Sabayon 8 Is Now An "Extreme-Rolling"...   Operating Systems   08 Feb 2012
Features Being Brewed For KDE 4.10   KDE   12 Oct 2012
OpenGL ES For KWin In KDE SC 4.7 Is Taking Shape   KDE   20 Nov 2010
Fedora 14 Officially Released With New Features   Fedora   02 Nov 2010
NVIDIA Calls It A Month With Five Driver Releases   NVIDIA   30 Mar 2009
OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 Released   Operating Systems   23 Nov 2013
Debian 6.0 Was Just Released!   Debian   05 Feb 2011
Fedora 12 Picks Up Another Batch Of Features   Fedora   27 Jul 2009
Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use KDE's Plasma 5 By Default   KDE   29 Oct 2014
Xfce 4.6 Desktop Environment Released   Desktop   26 Feb 2009
NVIDIA Releases 195.30 Linux Beta Driver   NVIDIA   22 Dec 2009
Gentoo Starts Work On KDE-Wayland Support   Wayland   19 Jun 2013
KDE 4.11 Gets Memory Usage Improvements   KDE   18 Jul 2013
KDE 4.13 Is Being Released Today With New Features   KDE   16 Apr 2014
Fedora 22 Will Aim To Use Plasma 5 For Its KDE Desktop...   KDE   20 Jan 2015
Features Baking For KDE 4.11   KDE   12 Jun 2013
KDE's KWin To Receive Performance Improvements   KDE   07 Sep 2012
Trinity Does New Release To Let KDE 3.5 Live Om   KDE   01 Nov 2011
ROSA Desktop Fresh R10 Still Lets You Pick Between KDE...   Operating Systems   09 Dec 2017
openSUSE 11.4 M6 Kills HAL, Brings WebYaST, Avoids...   SUSE   28 Jan 2011
The Features Coming For Fedora 21   Fedora   23 Sep 2014
Sabayon Linux Gets Behind ZFS File-System   Operating Systems   09 Jun 2012
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Benchmarks On Linux   NVIDIA   11 Mar 2013
Mageia 4 Release Candidate Images Surface   Operating Systems   19 Jan 2014
With Qt 5 Being Talked About, So Is KDE 5   Qt   10 May 2011
Mageia 4 Officially Released   Operating Systems   01 Feb 2014
KDE 4.10 Will Support Menu Buttons In The Title Bar   KDE   14 Jan 2013
KDE 4.11.5 Carries A Bunch Of Bug-Fixes   KDE   07 Jan 2014
KDE Wayland Began Taking Shape, More Music Players...   KDE   12 Dec 2017
KDE 4.13 Makes It Into Kubuntu 14.04 LTS   KDE   19 Mar 2014
KDE 4.1 Released, KDE 4.2 In January   KDE   29 Jul 2008
The OpenSUSE 12.3 Beta Arrives Today   SUSE   17 Jan 2013
KDE Should Be Fully Running On Wayland Next Summer   KDE   22 Jul 2013
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 1...   Ubuntu   03 Jun 2010
KDE 4.6 Beta 1 Is Here With Fun New Features   KDE   25 Nov 2010