KDE 4.1

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 10:29:40 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:34 AM, 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.
> I find that Konqueror web browsing runs fast and smooth except that it
> crashes quite often.
> Also the new panel crashes and I loose the window decorations quite often. I
> do not know which command to run to restart these items.
> I also tried the new kword and kspread, good startup speeds, very nice
> looking, but stability is not there.
> I also tried to convert the mail from thunderbird to kontact but this
> failed, the kmail component could not read it when I pointed it to the
> converted ~/Mail/Mozilla file.
> Does anybody else experience the same kind of problems.
> When will kde v4 be ready for daily desktop use?
> Bye/Alain

This is open source software. I is ready when you find it read. Also
the errors will get fixed after someone like you finds them and
reports them and then someone else fixes them. If a 1000 people did
each task it would be ready in the morning.

Douglas E Knapp


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