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The popular Linux desktop has its first major renovation in over six years.
Another release in the Makulu Linux family, this the with the KDE desktop to join the Xfce desktop released a couple of weeks ago.
Release candidates are out for Mint with the "other two" desktops. Here is a brief look at each of them, and some information about alternate kernel management in Linux Mint.
With MiniMe, LXDE, MATE, KDE and Full Monty versions, there's a size and style for everyone in this distribution family.
I have installed all four versions (Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce) of Linux Mint 16 on different hardware, here are a few notes and comments about it.
Two Linux distributions (Xfce and KDE), based on Debian Testing, with LMDE extras.
Mint 15 KDE is released, and looks good as usual — but it doesn't install on my UEFI boot systems.
The release candidate for Linux Mint 15 'Olivia' running the KDE desktop is available to download.
The KDE netbook desktop is a little-known and underappreciated alternative that is included in every KDE installation. My step-by-step guide is designed to help raise its profile
Review Mint 13 KDE and it soon becomes clear that it's a release that contains so many good things in a single package
The KDE and Xfce variants of the recently updated Linux Mint desktop operating system could well arrive within a matter of weeks, according to project leader Clement Lefebvre
The PC desktop has made significant strides, thanks in no small measure to open source and Linux, says Jack Wallen
Thanks to Android, Linux is well represented on tablets, but there hasn't been a free software tablet, without any proprietary bits, until now. The Spark, which will be based on MeeGo and use KDE Plasma for its interface, will be the first free software tablet.
Can a back to the past Linux desktop win more fans than GNOME 3.x, KDE 4.x, or Ubuntu's Unity or HUD? I think so.
A few basic facts could be all that stands between a novice user enjoying the Linux operating system and a very bumpy ride, says Jack Wallen
KDE, one of the leading Linux desktops, is taking dead aim at Android and Apple's iOS on smartphones and tablets.
It might turn into a real monster, but Jack Wallen thinks he knows exactly what features he'd include in his ideal desktop
If you are interested in a very solid Linux Distribution with a lightweight desktop (rather than the typical Gnome or KDE desktops), there was very good news for you yesterday. Linux Mint 10 (Julia) LXDE is now available.
After having looked at three more or less "traditional" Linux desktops on a netbook - Ubuntu Unity, KDE Plasma Netbook and Jolicloud - now I am going to look at a very un-traditional desktop, MeeGo. Descended from the Moblin project, and now being developed jointly by Intel and Nokia, MeeGo is intended to be a user interface for the entire range of mobile products, including netbooks, tablets, smart phones and more.
The latest beta release introduces new management tools for system admins, enhanced virtualisation options and general performance gains to the enterprise-focused Linux distribution
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