Anyone else tried KDE lately?

Benjamin Kerensa bkerensa at
Thu Jan 26 09:44:37 UTC 2012

On 01/25/2012 07:04 PM, Cody Smith wrote:
> On 01/20/2012 09:58 AM, Benjamin Kerensa wrote:
>> On 01/20/2012 09:42 AM, Nathan Williams wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> So.. I got that masochistic feeling again, and decided to try playing
>>> around
>>> with Arch this week (don't shoot!). In the process of setting up a
>>> desktop, I
>>> realized that all of my DE adventures lately have been centered around
>>> Openbox, Gnome, and Unity.
>>> I loathe e17, am undecided on tiling wm's, and hadn't tried KDE in ~4
>>> yrs, so
>>> I decided to give it a shake, and ya know, I have to say that I am very
>>> impressed! After some fiddling, the "Activities" concept is pretty
>>> cool, and
>>> I'm particularly keen on this "Show a launcher for ${X} application
>>> when it is
>>> not running" feature. :)
>>> I may just have to take back everything I'd previously said about KDE...
>>> So... anyone else using/used KDE recently, and have some thoughts on
>>> it? Any
>>> cool features I might be missing?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Nathan W
>> Gnome Classic on 12.04 for the win.
> the Gnome devs will take that out eventually, and that will eventually
> hit Ubuntu, so that will be lost then.
> I myself am using Kubuntu 11.10 with Cairo Dock, and it's pretty solid,
> haven't had the constant Kwin crashes I had with 11.04.
Somone will continue to maintain it and I have spoke with someone who is 
considering it already.

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