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Author Topic: What does everybody think about KDE4?  (Read 8367 times)
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« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2009, 01:48:12 pm »

My understanding is that KDE4 packages *WILL* be in the repo soon.  uelsk8s has said so elsewhere in the forum.

In any case I won't add a different set of KDE4 packages to the repo unless the core developers (vector, uelsk8s) tell me it's OK to do so.  I expect it won't be and that the packages that are now used for Deluxe are the ones that will eventually be in the repo if and when the developers decide to put them there.
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« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2009, 09:38:12 pm »

KDE4 up and running on toshsat4600
-thank you to may who helped walk me through it
Its pretty, lots of bells and whistles
 my pref is xfce4, basic, fast and intuitive

In KDE4 I can't seem to unmount vl hot by right clicking icon
Usb monitor on bottom panel doesn't recognize that usb stick is plugged in

(edit) k3b worked fine for me in root (mp3 to wave, burn to cd)
in firefox I had at least 30 tabs open without stalling or crashing
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« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2009, 10:19:02 pm »

@Blurymind:  Per Vector the KDE 4.2 packages WILL be in the repo in about a week.
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« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2009, 11:07:25 am »

I've been a KDE 3.5.x user for a long time, and while I have compiled individual KDE4.x applications for use on my VL boxes before now, I had not experienced the desktop until today when I bought and installed VL6.0 Deluxe.

I very much like the desktop as I am adapting to it.  However, it *is* markedly slower than KDE 3.5.9 on my laptop (AMD Sempron 3300+) as far as navigation goes.  That said, a number of things (like OpenOffice 3.0) seem to be more responsive than in VL 5.9.  I also like the automounting ( I didn't have to specify HAL or VL-hot ). 

On the downside, I have not yet discovered how to have a separate image on each desktop.  And I miss right-clicking on a folder and having the copy-to option displayed.  Also, Okular seems to be without pdf support (but I will gripe about that in the appropriate thread).

Thanks to all who made this release possible.  I've had to do next to no configuration to have a stable working environment.

Cheers,
Tim Niiler
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