Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:33 UTC
Windows

Less than a year ago we were preparing to launch Windows 8, which introduced our vision of highly personalized mobile computing. And here we are today announcing the global availability of Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving the product to create a richer customer experience. We are excited to have customers start updating their devices today and getting to experience new Windows devices this holiday season.

Out now for free for everyone with Windows 8.

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bnolsen
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2006-01-06

kde is an abomination of its own. I typically put xfce on laptops. people generally seem to get that decently well.

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woegjiub Member since:
2008-11-25

"Abomination"?
It's the most featureful unified FOSS environment, by far.
XFCE is better than gnome or cinnamon/mate, but its featureset leaves power users wanting.
Kwin is highly powerful, customisable and resource efficient, akonadi and nepomuk integrate well with a large variety of resources for PIM, etc.

KDE 4.0 was bad, but it's at 4.11 now, and it's incredible just how far it's come. Nothing else has everything it does, and it can still run on minimal resources with efficiency. It's not using much more RAM or HDD on arch than did AwesomeWM for me.

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