Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Dec 2013 21:15 UTC, submitted by JRepin
KDE

Plasma 2 Technology Preview demonstrates the current development status. The Plasma 2 user interfaces are built using QML and run on top of a fully hardware accelerated graphics stack using Qt5, QtQuick 2 and an OpenGL(-ES) scenegraph. Plasma 2 is a converged workspace shell that can run and switch between user interfaces for different formfactors, and makes the workspace adaptable to a given target device.

Plasma 2 is not a complete rewrite; it's a port to a new graphics system (a fully hardware accelerated OpenGL(ES) scenegraph).

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RE: Please, bring back KDE 1.X
by diegoviola on Thu 26th Dec 2013 05:16 UTC in reply to "Please, bring back KDE 1.X"
diegoviola
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2006-08-15

KDE 1.X
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An awesome desktop. Fast, low ram usage, very stable, integrated, good look. Perfect for your time.

KDE 2.X
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Usable desktop. Medium cpu usage, high ram usage (for your time) unstable and some problems with QT2 in first versions.

KDE 3.X
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Efficient desktop but sometimes a bit weird. Low cpu usage, medium ram usage and unstable in first versions.

KDE 4.X
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Interesting R&D desktop but unusable for production. Very high CPU usage, high RAM usage, very unstable until 4.8.X (later are unstable but semi-usable).

IMHO it looks weird and bloated of OpenGL effects how if a developer are testing your OpenGL skills in a lab/testing desktop.


Qt.

Get it right.

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