KDE 4.1

rusty beukes rustypc1 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 06:20:50 UTC 2008

Myriam, thanx for the info you provided - it makes it easier for me to get
behind all the data around

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 11:00 PM, Myriam Schweingruber
<schweingruber at pharma-traduction.ch> wrote:

> Hi Alain, hi all,
> On 29/07/2008, Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be> wrote:
> > Hi kubuntu-users
> >
> >  From time to time, in the evening, I try out the KDE4.1 on Hardy Heron
> for
> > which I have a separate partition set up. I find the look and feel
> (mostly)
> > very nice and the KDE applications respond faster (eg. startup time) than
> in
> > the v3.5 versions I daily use.
> >
> >  However, the 4.1 version is by far not as stable as I wanted and does
> not
> > perform the stuff promised in reviews of this new version.
> We are back on the same subject again as it seems :) KDE 4.0 was a
> release for developers only, so it was probably too buggy for the
> average user, but if someone wants to try it he should not complain...
> but file bugs and help to make it better.
> As of KDE 4.1, this release is meant for experienced users who are not
> afraid of occasional glitches, bugs and sometimes even freezes and
> crashes in the various packages. As KDE 4.1 comes with a lot of
> software in various development stages, one should not expect flawless
> runs for quite a few of them.
> So if you expect a stable and flawless system, you should definitely
> NOT run KDE 4.1. If you decide to give it a try, of course it would be
> nice to report the occasional bugs you run across, but this list is
> definitely not the right platform for that, you should use
> http://bugs.kde.org instead.
> Now if you base your expectations on promises made by reviewers, you
> should be aware that these can vary depending on platform,
> distribution and even moment of the day, as there is quite some
> development going on, minute by minute.
> A better source for what to expect with KDE 4.1 is the official
> release note from kde here: http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.1/ and
> the very fine page in the KDE techbase here:
> http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/Is_KDE_4.1_for_you%3F. Read also
> this blog entry here:
> http://liquidat.wordpress.com/2008/07/29/kde-41-a-kde-that-suits-you/,
> on the same subject.
> I would also suggest you read http://planetkde.org on a regular basis
> to follow what's going on in the KDE world, especially regarding
> progress of KDE 4.x.
> Greets
> Myriam
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