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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.
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
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.
KDE, one of the leading Linux desktops, is taking dead aim at Android and Apple's iOS on smartphones and tablets.
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.
News for all your Linux folks - KDE 4.5 has been released, and it contains a 1,723 new features, along with 16,022 bug fixes.
The final release of Linux Mint 9 KDE is available for download. It follows the Linux Mint tradition very well - derived from Kubuntu 10.
Novell's openSUSE 11.3 community Linux OS brings stability with KDE 4.4.4, a fresh 2.6.34 kernel and support for the new BTRFS file system.
SimplyMEPIS has been one of my favorite Linux distributions for quite some time. They focus on simplicity, stability and usability, and as such they were one of the last distributions still using KDE 3.
The final release of Linux Mint 8 (Helena) KDE Community Edition is available for download. I wrote about the Release Candidate of this a couple of weeks ago, so I won't add too much more now.
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