openSUSE 11.1 up for downloads

The folks behind openSUSE have released the next version of the extremely popular (and my favorite) Linux distro – openSUSE. openSUSE 11.1 comes with KDE 4.1.3, GNOME 2.24.1, and for those who (still) don’t want to shift to KDE 4, yes openSUSE 11.1 comes with KDE 3.5.10 You can download openSUSE via HTTP, FTP or…

KDE 4.1 Released, Gets Rave Reviews

It’s no secret that KDE4.0 didn’t get good reviews. Fact is it was heavily criticized, mainly for instability problems. So much so that it was argued that KDE 4.0 shouldn’t have been pushed out as a .0 release. But that was past, and today KDE 4.1 was released. Judging from the reactions, its no doubt…

KDE 4.1 Alpha 1 Preview

KDE 4.1 Alpha 1 was just released, and it looks very promising indeed! Here’s what bastion of PolishLinux had to say: Desktop First thing worth noticing is the new looks of KRunner. Unfortunately, on the current stage, it behaves in an unpredictable manner. In some cases after typing one letter I had to wait a…

KDE 4.1: Visual Changelog (rev 783000)

Korneliusz Jarzebski, the autor polishlinux has posted a neat article on visual changes in KDE 4.1. Amongst new features include an option in the taskbar to Show tasks from the current screen only, ability to resize Kickoff menu. Kwin also gains the Coverswitch   effect, which is a visual effect similar to Cover Flow in…