Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Jan 2008 22:36 UTC
KDE "The long-awaited KDE 4.0.0 was released last week as scheduled. Even though the expectations - following a couple of less than convincing release candidates - weren't very high and the consensus was that the first release of KDE 4 would be more of a 'technology preview' than a usable desktop environment for general deployment, it's hard not to see the enormous amount of good work that has gone into the new code. As Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell put it, KDE 4 is the start of something amazing and this is possibly the best definition of the current release - it's here, it's available, but it's nowhere near ready for the prime time. It's a decent start, though. Unsurprisingly, the reaction of distributions was a mixed bag. Below is a summary of information about the availability of KDE 4.0.0 in various distributions."
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by KugelKurt on Wed 16th Jan 2008 23:41 UTC
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I have to admit that I don't know Fedora well, but I think that the article's author made a mistake. Renaming KDE 3 packages is no sign for changed default, but rather a reasonable way to avoid confusion. At least (K)Ubuntu or openSUSE Factory does the same (I'm not sure which of these two, because I use both and currently not sitting in front of either).

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