Linked by lemur2 on Thu 26th Jan 2012 22:42 UTC
KDE KDE has announced its latest set of releases, providing major updates to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform. Version 4.8 provides many new features, and improved stability, performance and dynamic power management.
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RE[4]: Improvements
by lemur2 on Sat 28th Jan 2012 04:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Improvements"
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Lightweight in memory consumption/ memory footprint/ how much KDE use the memory. Not the harddrive.

KDE4 runs sweetly on a netbook machine with 1GB RAM and a mere 900MHz CPU.

It will run OK on a machine with only 512GB RAM and, say, a 750MHz CPU, but I would not expect much on a lower spec machine.*~...

A system with the Pentium III (Coppermine) CPU, or anything after that, should be just fine.
"From December 1999 to May 2000, Intel released Pentium IIIs running at speeds of 750, 800, 850, 866, 900, 933 and 1000 MHz (1 GHz)."

Just to be safe ... use it on any desktop machine made in this millenium, but not the previous millenium.

Edited 2012-01-28 04:38 UTC

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