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Back to Basics with KDE 4

Mar 03, 2011, 18:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tavis J. Hampton)


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"After our review of KDE 4.6, we received a great deal of positive comments, but not all of them were sparkling assessments of KDE's functionality. For that reason, I have decided to get back to the basics this week with a little how-to guide for KDE 3 users who may be reluctant to switch to KDE 4, Gnome or other desktop users who avoid KDE because of certain usability problems, and anyone who might be new to the software and its unique desktop interface.

"At the end of this quick training guide, you should be able to:

* Add printers and print
* Configure and use bluetooth devices
* Attach and configure external monitors

"Printing in KDE 4

"In the past two years, I have probably used a printer twice, and one of those times was unnecessary. But KDE is for everyone, not just me, and many people still need to print important documents. Fortunately, KDE has an easy printer configuration utility.

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