Review: Gwenview 2.3 - The Powerful KDE4 Image Viewer

What is Gwenview?

KDE 4.3 RC1 in Kubuntu 9.04 - Overview & Screenshots

I took some time today to install and take for a spin the latest version of KDE4 today, release 4.3 RC1. I installed the packages from the Kubuntu backports repositories, as explained in this tutorial. All the screenshots were took at 1280x1024 and desktop effects enabled.

Krusader 2.0 Review - First Stable KDE4 Release

Krusader is a twin-panel file manager for KDE which has been around for around seven years and was always a good alternative to Konqueror since KDE3 days. Its interface resembles the one of the popular file manager Midnight Commander for the console.

Yakuake - Great Quake-Like Terminal Application for KDE4

A while ago I wrote an article called 13 Terminal Emulators for Linux, where I briefly reviewed all those popular shell-like applications and a few flavours of xterm or rxvt.

Top 10 KDE4 Applications

This is a review of top 10 applications for KDE4, including Amarok 2, Yakuake, K3b, SMPlayer & Krusader.

Kaffeine 1.0 Pre-Release Preview - First KDE4 Port

The first pre-release of Kaffeine 1.0 was released yesterday so I decided to give it a spin and see how it behaves. Since this is a pre-release, it is not intended for general use and currently lacks many features and functionality from Kaffeine 0.7.

K3b 2.0 Alpha Preview - First Alpha of the KDE4 Port Is Out

I was pleased to hear a while ago that K3b got two new developers assigned by the Mandriva project and that work at the KDE4 port is going well now.

10 Essential Applications Included in Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

While I agree that there are applications for KDE 4.2 which still lack several important features (like for example the equalizer and ability to go to the previous/next song using the tag editor in Amarok), I must say that it also improved very much since the last time I have a looked at it.

Plasma Testing In Ubuntu

There has been a lot of talk recently about the need for more KDE4 testers. This howto tells you how to get KDE4 installed in Ubuntu Gutsy, importantly with the normally unavailable Plasma widgets from the 'playground' part of KDE, all using Ubuntu's package management, meaning no damage to the system.

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