KDE 4.3 Shaping Up Nicely, KWin Needs Work
Jul 28, 2009, 10:33 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)
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"Since KDE 4.3 is nearing release, I had to pick up this quest
in order to take a look at where 4.3 stands - and I found a home in
the KDE version of Fedora 11. Read on for a look as to where KDE
4.3 currently stands.
"Since I'm heavily biased in that I prefer a Debian-based
system, Kubuntu seemed like a logical place to start looking.
However, Kubuntu doesn't even have 10% of the amount of polish that
Ubuntu has, and this lack seems to only be made worse now that KDE4
is the default. Little effort has been put into making it a nice,
coherent, and stable environment.
"Another attempt was OpenSUSE, but as long as OpenSUSE insists
on using the archaic monolithic unusable mess that is YaST, I won't
be touching that with a ten foot pole. In addition to that, their
KDE 4.x implementation is very lacking, like notification bubbles
appearing at the top middle of the screen instead of bottom