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KDE 4.8: Polished to a Mirror Shine

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http://kver.ca – KDE 4.8 is a fine release, and is moving well in the right direction. If I had to cite a specific reason to consider upgrading, it would be the incredible performance improvement. Even if you don’t turn on extra effects with the extra horsepower you save, you’ll just find the environment more “zippy” and pleasurable. It’s still not as quick as the lightweight desktop environments common to Linux, but with the features it boasts there’s no comparison. (Software)