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Re: [trinity-users] EXE GNU/Linux distrowatch

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:57:25 -0500 (EST)
On Thu, 24 Jan 2013, Werner Joss wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2013, 10:59:50 schrieb C W:
>> I use KDE 4 on newer
>> hardware & TDE on older hardware, and love them both.
> same here :)
> in fact, kde4 (> 4.9.4) has now reached a state, where even akonadified kde-pim
> is usable (though still sluggish and somewhat unstable).
> plus, it has lots of matured apps, like blogilo, digikam etc. and konqueror as
> a web browser ist really usable (konqueror from TDE is not).
> so, for modern hardware, I now recommend kde4.
> on older hardware, however, kde4 is a no-go, while TDE still runs fine.
> just use another browser (chromium, e.g.)
> Werner

I don't know enough about kde4 to judge the maturity of its apps (and 
I turn off akonadi as soon as I install so that's moot for me) but I 
have noticed that a couple of times I haven't noticed I was running 
kde4 (say on netrunner). (you can notice not noticing, after the 

it still takes some wrestling to simplify the interface to what I like 
whereas tde3 looks like what I want almost out of the box, I just have 
to remove bits of eye-candy like 'scenic' backgrounds and adjust 
fonts, etc.

(it's weird, the 'desktop' metaphor; normally one's real desktop is 
out of sight; one doesn't decorate it. (or does one?))

can someone explain in very brief terms what the use of 'plasmoids' 


Felmon Davis

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