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Plasma Mobile
Jack Wallen takes an early look at Plasma Mobile, the joint effort of Purism and KDE to bring mobile Linux to the masses.

Plasma Mobile Could Give Life to a Mobile Linux Experience

In the past few years, it’s become clear that, outside of powering Android, Linux on mobile devices has been a resounding failure. Canonical came close, even releasing devices running Ubuntu Touch. Unfortunately, the idea of Scopes was doomed before it touched down on its first piece of hardware...
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Ubuntu Desktops Compared

The Ubuntu desktop has evolved a lot over the years. Ubuntu started off with GNOME 2, then moved onto Unity. From there, it came home to its roots with the GNOME 3 desktop. In this article, we'll look at the Ubuntu desktops and compare them. Ubuntu official – now with GNOME 3 Ubuntu moving on from...
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KDE Celebrates 21st Anniversary with New Updates of KDE Applications, Frameworks

Today, the KDE Project celebrates the 21st anniversary of the well-known and widely used desktop environment for GNU/Linux and UNIX-like operating systems with new releases of its KDE Frameworks and KDE Applications software stacks. KDE recently unveiled KDE Plasma 5.11 as the latest and most...
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7 Cool KDE Tweaks That Will Change Your Life

The great thing about KDE's Plasma desktop is that it's universally familiar enough for anybody to use, but it's also got all the knobs and switches needed to become a power user. There's no way to cover all the great options available in the customizable desktop environment here, but these seven...
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This Week in Open Source News: OSS Leaders Oppose Immigration Ban, $800 Linux Laptop Announced & More

This week in open source and Linux news, open source industry leaders and executives have been vocally against President Trump's immigration ban, the newly-announced KDE laptop could cost you more than 1.3k, and more! Keep reading to stay on top of this busy news week.  open-source-immigration....
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Linux desktops 2017
Jack Wallen looks at top desktop environments with the following characteristics in mind: evolution, usability, and modernity.

5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017

With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it’s sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there are always signs that a particular desktop is going to rise in market share....
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BlueStar Linux
Bluestar is an easy-to-use Arch Linux-powered distribution with a new take on the KDE desktop.

Bluestar Linux: A Beautiful Take on KDE and a User-Friendly Arch-Based Distribution

Have you ever wanted a combination of Arch Linux and KDE but always seemed to get stumped at the Arch Linux portion of the combination? If that’s you, your days of being left out in the Arch Linux/KDE cold are over. Why? Bluestar Linux. This new(ish) kid on the block allows you to enjoy Arch Linux...
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KaOS
Jack Wallen says the bits and pieces that come together for KaOS make it the single best KDE-based distribution he has ever used.

KaOS Brings Serious Relevance Back to KDE

I have to confess, KDE has never succeeded in winning me over. During its 3.x days, I found it too much like Windows. When it finally shifted to the next iteration (4.x, aka Plasma), I thought the new additions were interesting, but, as a whole, the platform suffered from serious stability issues....
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KDE Kirigami UI Framework Makes First Debut

The previously talked about KDE Kirigami UI framework has now experienced its first public release. The Kirigami UI framework is designed for mobile and convergent applications written in Qt. Today's announcement explains, "Kirigami is not just a set of components, it is also a philosophy that...
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Get the Look of KDE Plasma 5 on Your GNOME Desktop

Plasma 5 breathed a new look and feel in to the KDE desktop using a crisp new theme called 'Breeze' and now you get it on GNOME.  The airy aesthetics have won Plasma 5 an army of admirers, and helped to cement the new visual impression of the  KDE desktop experience redux. But what if you’re not...
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