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[2]: Improvements
by lemur2 on Fri 27th Jan 2012 07:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Improvements"
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And it would be perfect if they can make it lightweight as in KDE3, and reduce memory consumption.

According to this reviewer, who offers video hard evidence in support of his statements, KDE4 is easily lightweight enough to run very smoothly, even on low-resource systems such as netbooks.

"I was able to install this on a 900 MHz netbook".

Edited 2012-01-27 07:47 UTC

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RE[3]: Improvements
by tonny on Fri 27th Jan 2012 15:10 in reply to "RE[2]: Improvements"
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well it's intriquing.. Mine is asus 1215B (E-350, 2GB).
archlinux 32bit KDE 4.7.3 on it, and it's not so fast. But then, maybe the video card's the problem.

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