Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Aug 2013 22:46 UTC, submitted by JRepin
KDE The KDE Software Compilation 4.11 has been released.

Gearing up for long term maintenance, Plasma Workspaces delivers further improvements to basic functionality with a smoother taskbar, smarter battery widget and improved sound mixer. The introduction of KScreen brings intelligent multi-monitor handling to the Workspaces, and large scale performance improvements combined with small usability tweaks make for an overall nicer experience.

This release marks massive improvements in the KDE PIM stack, giving much better performance and many new features. Kate improves the productivity of Python and Javascript developers with new plugins, Dolphin became faster and the educational applications bring various new features.

This release of KDE Platform 4.11 continues to focus on stability. New features are being implemented for our future KDE Frameworks 5.0 release, but for the stable release we managed to squeeze in optimizations for our Nepomuk framework.

That name.

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Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Sun 18th Aug 2013 17:36 UTC
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I switched to KDE 4.x around the time Gnome 3 came out, and was using it since. KDE is the most flexible DE out there. Their pace of development is a bit slow (it will take KDE almost a year from now to get a full Wayland support for example), given that it's a huge project. But it's developed by the community for the most part, so that's OK.

Edited 2013-08-18 17:38 UTC

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