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tomh38

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KDE 4.2 Beta
« on: January 27, 2009, 07:41:30 am »
Review from last month by Ars Technica:

http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2008/12/hands-on-kde-4-2-beta-1.ars

I missed this review when it was first up, but then saw the Ars piece about KDE on Windows, so I looked back.

I'll probably stick with Xfce, but the new KDE seems to be coming along well.

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2009, 07:44:56 am »
looks rather appealing..

I'll have to try that some time. I hear there have been serious bugfixes on dolphin, which is the reason I stopped trying the earlier beta releases

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2009, 08:15:31 am »

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2009, 08:48:25 am »
That screenshot must get into official VL screenshots at vectorlinux.com . Or even @news page .


Great one.

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2009, 09:03:31 am »

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2009, 11:05:11 am »
uelsk8s:  You wouldn't happen to have packages for that, would you?  ;D
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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2009, 11:47:30 am »
uelsk8s:  You wouldn't happen to have packages for that, would you?  ;D
I do, but since KDE-4.2 was released today I would wait for those


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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2009, 01:44:43 pm »
KDE 4.2 looks really good. I'm excited.  ;D
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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2009, 02:24:43 pm »
I'm running it here on a VM, and I have to say... it is a whole lot more stable than the last beta I tried

I'm really liking it this time around

been running it for about 2 hours without a single crash...

I will play with it some more.

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2009, 12:41:03 am »
uelsk8s:
Sounds good to me!

Thanks,
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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2009, 01:56:11 am »
What does KDE 4 do that Fluxbox doesn't
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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2009, 03:28:35 am »
Apart from being a Desktop environment vs window manager, probably nothing.

I'd say fluxbox does things that kde can't when it comes to managing windows. (like tabbed windows).

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2009, 03:46:07 pm »
Umm... KDE 3.5.x has tabbed windows.  I expect that KDE 4.2 does as well.
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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2009, 04:29:14 pm »
Really? I didn't know KDE did such things.  I'll have to investigate on it because @ uni I have to use kde

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Re: KDE 4.2 Beta
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2009, 06:52:54 pm »
I didn't know that also, but hey, I don't know a lot of stuff :)
I will have to look at that, it would make a big difference. I am stuck with KDE at mom's, sometimes I close windows trying to maximize them :D
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