Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 13th Jan 2008 20:09 UTC
KDE KDE 4.0.0 has been released on January 11th, after a number of delays; the months preceding the release, the KDE developers tried very hard to downplay expectations. KDE 4.0.0 was just the first release in the KDE 4 series, and such, should not be seen as the best possible representation of the KDE 4.0.0 vision. So, when I installed KDE 4.0.0 on my Ubuntu Gutsy installation last Friday, I knew what to expect: KDE 4 Developer Release 1 (yes, I am a BeOS guy - how did you know?). Read on for a few quick first impressions.
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RE: Wow
by joeprusa on Sun 13th Jan 2008 21:58 UTC in reply to "Wow"
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I tend to agree with Thom's criticism of the Kickoff menu. This is the first thing I disable every time I install OpenSUSE. The last time I really did try and almost got accustomed to it. But I was still struggling to hit the right tab and to find the right program category. Scrolling sideways in a menu seems to be some very intricate way of torture. It was such a relief going back to something sane (Tastymenu) that I won't probably touch Kickoff again anytime soon. Let's just hope that the alternatives are ready before 4.1 ships.

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