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KDE’s ‘Plasma Active’ Tops GNOME 3 and Unity

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

Mobile devices have been influencing desktop software
design for several years now. Mostly, I’ve not been impressed.
Either the results are awkward, like GNOME 3, or over-simplified,
like Ubuntu’s Unity.

I had just about reached the conclusion that the mobile
influence represented a step backwards in desktop design — then I
tried KDE’s Plasma Active, a desktop designed for touch screen
tablets, and all my assumptions were trampled underfoot.


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