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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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How to Install an OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 KDE Desktop

OpenSUSE Leap is a new type and a new version of OpenSUSE. It is a hybrid Linux distribution that uses the source code of SUSE Linux Enterprise(SLE) to provide a higher stability and reliability then otLinuxinux distributions. In this tutorial, I will guide you trough the OpenSUSe leap installation...
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Plasma 5.6 Makes KDE Plasma Desktop Environment More Powerful, Beautiful And Useful

  Plasma has always been the talk of the town for its sleek and cutting edge look. KDE Plasma among all other Linux Desktop Environments have always stood out for its continuous development. The latest release of KDE Plasma is 5.6 which includes some new features, tweaks and fixes. Plasma...
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KDE Presents Its Vision for the Future

The KDE project has released a vision statement, a single sentence that sums up what the project would like to achieve: A world in which everyone has control over their digital life and enjoys freedom and privacy. "Our vision unites KDE in common purpose. It sets out where we want to get to, but it...
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