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The KDE 4 Series: Pro and Con

Aug 12, 2009, 18:32 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Personally, I was snared at the 4.0 release. It seemed to include the most interesting innovations on the GNU/Linux desktop (and still does). But the 4.0 release was not ready for everyday use, and I waited over a year for KDE 4.2 before switching to KDE for my main desktop.

"Inevitably, that switch brought a degree of disillusionment. After all, following innovations is very different from using a piece of software every day. You need daily use over several months to appreciate a feature fully, or to become thoroughly irritated by it. I eventually found that I had growing lists of both pros and cons -- some minor, and some major, but all of which affected my reaction to the KDE 4 series."

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