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Re: [trinity-users] A little KDE Plasma 5 tour, just for curiosity

From: TN Patriot <irgunii@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:03:27 -0500
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On Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:43:00 -0400
Alexandre <ac586133@...> wrote:

> Hi,


> Just to try it, I tested Plasma 5 on my computer. At this stage, it is still

> called Plasma 5, instead of KDE 5 because the software around the desktop is

> not all ready for Qt5.


> Also, I provided some screenshots showing Trinity apps being run on Plasma 5.

> They have to be launched manually from Konsole, but they run run very well and

> they are even well integrated, when QTCurve widget style is used.


> IMHO, Plasma 5 is much more agreeable and pleasant to use than it was in KDE4.

> Yes, it is much slower than Trinity, but it features less nonsense than KDE4.

> It has not crashed on me for the ''small'' time I tried it. The new K menu is

> a kind of hybrid between what is the Kicker and the Kickoff menu in Trinity.

> From what I can see, it will make forget the KDE4 series pretty soon, when it

> will be ready, but Trinity performance and useability is still unbeatable :)


> Please be reminded that I only posted these screenshot for curiosity and

> nobody has to look at it. If you want to comment, please be open-minded.


> -Alexandre


Blech...people actually use 'Dolphin' when 'Krusader' is available?

Nice review though of plasma 5.

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