I found KDE in Fedora 9 unusable. And wound up sticking with Fedora 8.
I tried Fedora 10 when it was released, and ran into a lot of problems
again. And wound up setting up dual-boot between Fedora 8 and Fedora
10... and spending all my time in Fedora 8... even after it has been
I run Fedora not so much for the bleeding edge, as for the Free Software
ideals, and many years of experience with rpm packages, etc. It can be
rather frustrating though, when unusable software (KDE 4.0) prevents
using desirable features (such as disk encryption) in that same release.