Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 8th May 2009 09:41 UTC, submitted by lemur2
KDE It slipped by us, but the KDE team has released another minor bugfix release of KDE 4.2, version 4.2.3, a few days ago. Being a bugfix release, there are few user-visible changes, but still, there are a few things that stand out. "Online IMAP filtering in KMail has been fixed, KMail's system tray icon now reacts to changes to folder properties and updates the number of emails shown there automatically, and bugfixes, performance improvements and optimization in KHTML - painting and interoperability with web standards has been further improved."
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tyrione
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2005-11-21

Amazing how you assume it's KDE4's/Qt4's fault rather than KDE's new tech exposing bugs in the lower stack.

Get the hardware drivers updated to suit the new tech, Nvidia 170.xx series were slow as hell and I can imagine others are too. If hardware drivers don't update to accelerate Qt4 properly then it's going to be slow.


Not all Nvidia hardware is supported in the 180.xxx branch of their driver.

So people either have to upgrade their GPU or pass on KDE4.

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