KDE4 or stay with KDE3

Myriam Schweingruber schweingruber at pharma-traduction.ch
Mon Apr 21 22:55:20 BST 2008


On 21/04/2008, Paul Lemmons <paul at lemmons.name> wrote:
> -------- Original Message  --------
>  Subject: KDE4 or stay with KDE3
>  From: Richard <cms0009 at gmail.com>
>  To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>  Date: 04/21/2008 11:31 AM
>  > just asking the group, should I stay with KDE3, or move on to the KDE4...
>  > 8.04
>  >
>  > Still heard some bugs in KDE4 about crashing...on the RC release.

Hm, it does not crash for me, at least.

I'm running KDE4 on 8.04 since a few weeks, and the only missing thing
so far is Kontact, not available in its KDE 4 version because of the
Akonadi developement delay. The KDE 3 version keeps running mad on
memory and CPU usage so I don't use it and alternatively read my mail
by gmail and use other tools for the rest.

But over all, I'm quite happy with it

Do get rid of compiz if you have been using it so far, as it's not
running on KDE 4 and, frankly, there is no need of it with the new
desktop effects KDE 4 is offering.

btw, this is running on an 3 year old Acer TravelMate with 500 Mb Ram
with an equally old ATI Radeon 9600 graphic card.

Greets

Myriam

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