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Taking Kubuntu 14.04 for a Spin: What's Up in KDE 4.13?

Kubuntu versions usually ship with a pretty standard set up of KDE, and Trusty makes no exception. You will find the clean, default and usual KDE interface, but fear not, for it is highly configurable and you can practically make it look and behave in any way you like it.

KDE 4.10 Review in Kubuntu 13.04 Daily Build

To be honest, KDE 4.10 is really a wonderful experience. And that’s even with my low specs graphics card from Intel. I read a lot of complaints over the Internet, mainly here, but for me the experience was great. It’s good to see such a feature-rich desktop keeping improving and heading towards the right direction, at least as far as I’m concerned.

Kubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 With KDE Plasma Netbook - Overview & Screenshots

With Unity getting most of the attention lately in Ubuntu and the feature-freeze coming in tomorrow, I decided to take the latest <a href="http://www.kubuntu.org/">Kubuntu</a> alpha for a spin and see how KDE 4.8 for netbooks looks and behaves. But first, a little about 12.04 as a whole.

Dolphin Review - Kubuntu's Counterpart to Nautilus

Those of you who are using Kubuntu are already familiar with Dolphin, the default file manager shipped in most KDE distributions.

Kubuntu 4.6.4 Enters Kubuntu Updates PPA

The latest KDE security update, 4.6.4, is now available in the Kubuntu Updates PPA. This release brings several new features, including:

7 KDE Apps to Get After Installing Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Seven applications to install after installing Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat: Yakuake, BasKet, Kdenlive, Krusader, VLC, digiKam and Clementine.

Install UbuntuOne Alpha 1 For KDE In Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Rekonq Web Browser Getting Extension Support

Rekonq is a webkit browser for KDE which will become default in Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

KDE Gets Global Menu Plasmoid With GTK / GNOME Support [Kubuntu]

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Kubuntu 10.04 Plymouth Theme

Kubuntu just got a new Plymouth theme [...]

New Proposed Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 Ubiquity Slideshow

The Ubuntu Ubiquity Slideshow is a project which uses Webkit that provides a slideshow when you install Ubuntu.

Here is how the Ubuntu 10.04 Ubiquity slideshow looks currently:

How-To: Install Amarok 2.2 Beta 1 from the Kubuntu Beta Backports

The first beta of Amarok 2.2, codenamed 'Crystal Clear', was released on September 4 and packages are available for Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty from the Kubuntu Beta Backports. To install Amarok 2.2 Beta 1 in Kubuntu/Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope just follow the instructions below:

Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala (Alpha 4) Overview & Screenshots

The fourth alpha of Ubuntu 9.10 was released a few days ago and since I covered it earlier in this article, here I'll briefly overview Kubuntu, the KDE-based distribution of Ubuntu.

How-To: Install KDE 4.3 in Ubuntu/Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

KDE 4.3 was released just yesterday, and it comes with a lot of great new features and improvements, like the the new Plasma theme called Air, new Plasma widgets, several improvements to Dolphin, the default KDE4 file manager, improvements to the KDE games, and these are just a tiny part of all the improvements KDE4 introduced.

How to Install KDE 4.3 In Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.

How To Manually Set Up Your Wired Internet Connection in K / Ubuntu without Network-Manager

Many network problems in Ubuntu or Kubuntu seem to be related to the network manager not working correctly so here is how to configure your wired network manually:

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.

How-To: Install KDE 4.3 in Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

The first release candidate of KDE 4.3, the next major version of KDE4, was put out on July 1st and comes with new features and a lot of Plasma improvements and bug fixes.

How-To: Compile and Install digiKam 1.0 Beta 1 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

digiKam is a free photo management application for KDE, and probably the best alternative to Picasa from Google. digiKam includes many photo retouching and photo manipulation functions, and it allows to organise your collection into albums.

KOffice 2.0.0 is Out

After more than three years of intense work to make the office suite compatible with QT4 and KDE4 libraries, KOffice 2 is now available and represents a quantum leap compared with the previous version.
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