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Fifteen years of KDE

Fifteen years of KDE

Posted Oct 19, 2011 17:29 UTC (Wed) by aleXXX (subscriber, #2742)
In reply to: Fifteen years of KDE by acooks
Parent article: Fifteen years of KDE

I'm the KDE buildsystem maintainer, and I started to use KDE 4 with version 4.5.
At least for me, the difference between everything up to 4.4 and 4.5 was huge.

On my plain Slackware install 4.4 (was it in Slackware 13.1 ?) I was able to mess up/crash several things in plasma within one hour of playing around, so I stayed at 3.x.

Then, with Slackware 13.37 there came KDE 4.5, and it is *beautiful*, and I can't remember any crashes.
And I can configure everything the way I want it to, more than I could with 3.x.

So, if you haven't tried after 4.4, give 4.5 ... 4.7 a try. IMO it is very different.

Alex


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