Thoughts about KDE/trinity...

First of all, this might seem to be mostly a rant about KDE, but I think it is not (at least partly :) ). But it is, for sure, criticism, and, of course, my very personal opinion (I am not in any way a representative of any of the mentioned projects, just a user/contributor - more or less). So, what...

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Is KDE 3.5 dead ?

Short answer: no :) Long answer: from the point of view of the official KDE project, KDE 3.x is definitely dead - noone there still doing fixes/improvements for it (IMHO), which is a shame. Ok, I understand the limitations of ressources/manpower etc., but still: giving up a good product long before...

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KDE 4.1 is out

So, now KDE 4 is nicely getting into shape - much has been improved/added since the launch of 4.0 in january.
I'm currently evaluating the 4.1 packages from kubuntu, and I must say, I'm more and more using it as my main desktop for day-to-day tasks.
There are still some rough edges, of course, as...

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1 week with KDE 4.0 - first impressions

Now that kde 4.0 is out for one week, I'll try to make a short summary of my experience with it: + installation (using kubuntu gutsy) is a breeze + coexists nicely with kde3.5, uses separate path (/usr/lib/kde4) as well as personal configuration (~/.kde4) + import preferences (e.g. konqui bookmarks...

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