Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Jun 2010 09:46 UTC, submitted by dmbkiwi
KDE "The latest in the 4.x series of the KDE Software Compilation is due to be released in early August 2010. With the first beta of this release recently unleashed, I thought I'd download the openSuse packages and see what 4.5 has got in store for us."
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RE: ...I
by gilboa on Mon 7th Jun 2010 18:52 UTC in reply to "...I"
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At least on my desktops/workstation KDE 4.4 kwin seems fast enough. (Desktops rand from AthlonX2 4200 to dual Xeon L5530)
I did switch to my Asus 1201N to GNOME, but this had less to do with CPU usage and more to do with saving memory to be used by VirtualBox. (KDE + kwin effects eat >100MB more than GNOME + metacity, and I needed every single byte...)

FWIW I'm using Fedora 12 and 13. All x86_64.

- Gilboa

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