OK, so I’ll lay some of the blame for this post off on SFaulken. He is a former dev/maintainer on the Cloverleaf Linux project, and a contributor to KlyDE as well. (I think I got all that right) Anyhow, he is a “big” proponent of KDE and has been telling me how great it is. After my recent exploration of openSUSE, which came with KDE by default, I was definitely impressed with the new KDE 4 Plasma Desktop.
I had not used KDE since around 2002. At the time, it was still a fledgling, bug filled, desktop environment that was difficult to use. I think KDE came out around ’97 or ’98, so to be fair I didn’t give it much more than a cursory look. I went back to it a read more
For the last couple of weeks, I have been test driving another Linux distro for fun. And, it has been fun! You don’t realize how nice you have something until you throw it up against something else! The same holds true for Operating Systems.
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been driving openSUSE 13.1’s equivalent of SID basically. It is their same concept as Debian’s with the unstable SID branch. I do not have a bad word to say about it. The ISO I used was the KDE live read more