Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Aug 2009 00:12 UTC, submitted by rexstuff
KDE The KDE team has released KDE 4.3. This release comes packed with improvements and bug fixes - in fact, over the last six months, 10000 bugs were squashed, 2000 feature requests handled, and 63000 changes were checked in by 700 people. We've already talked about this new release in quite some detail last week, but let's take a look at the most important new features anyway.
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RE: What about the WM theme?
by sj87 on Wed 5th Aug 2009 04:47 UTC in reply to "What about the WM theme?"
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Maybe they just forgot to enable it, but I've seen a video of the new KDE4.3, and the window decorations (for windows, not plasma applets) still look as awful as they did before. Where's the new theme?

You have misunderstood. "Window manager components follow plasma theming", it doesn't mean window borders are themed in Plasma style. That'd be crap anyways. It is the compositing effects' parts that change with the current Plasma theme. But it seems to be very small changes. I've only noticed the text labels in Cover Flow and the Cube.

I myself am not a fan of the layout customizing tool that's currently in use at least in Amarok and Kopete (since KDE 4.3). It's very complicated and uncomfortable to use.

Edited 2009-08-05 04:58 UTC

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