Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Nov 2011 21:31 UTC, submitted by Z_God
KDE Disappointed with KDE 4's performance and other shortcomings, Timothy Pearson continued KDE 3.5 development under the name Trinity. Today the first third major update of the Trinity Desktop Environment is released, providing an alternative upgrade path for KDE users who do not feel comfortable with KDE 4.
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So far this is it...
by Jason Bourne on Wed 2nd Nov 2011 16:44 UTC
Jason Bourne
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2007-06-02

Let's not blame KDE as a whole, lets just list a few modules shortcommings.

1) KWin - slow performer, laggy, even with AMD 4xxx series.

2) KickOff *IS* a Win Vista/7 ripoff. SuSE created it, but to me it was just better off copying GNOME Classic menu group as three big icons, or copy XP or Vista... or 7. MUCH BETTER OFF...

3) Oxygen - tiny buttons, non-configurable. Too much resemblance with MacOS X metal interface.

4) Activities - never used, don't know why is there.

5) Set Of Applications - mostly I don't use, give me the GTK ones and a flawless theme to be used between Qt & GTK. I may add here that Gwenview, amaroK, Kate are very weird-viewing compared to the GNOME counterparts. Exception to the core: K3B.

6) Dolphin - Looks like an airplane panel. Please less... less.

7) System Settings - Totally f--ked up as default icons. Windows 95-esque regression. It was better in previous series.

8) Neopmuk or something... not sure what this wants to do, but it's annoying.

9) The dragon - WTF? Is it german influence?

10) Qt4 - Styles offered: Oxygen, CDE, Redmond, Plastic, period.

11) KWin - slow... oops, I already mentioned it. But it's worth another shot.

Edited 2011-11-02 16:49 UTC

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