These are some more good quality KDE 4.8.0 themes I have discovered. Androbit: http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php?content=123524. Celedonia: http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php?content=142424. Oxywin: http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php?content=112004. Wave: http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php?content=117875. These themes are easily installed with the system settings menu, just sort by rating and the themes list will be displayed. I gave Unity a fair trial yesterday with all of the latest updates and …

The KDE 4.7.4 respin of the excellent Linux Mint 12 distribution has been released. The KDE desktop is a good alternative to the Gnome Shell cinnamon desktop included with the default Linux Mint 12 distribution. There are a few options when it comes to downloading this distribution. 32 bit ISO: http://mirror.netcologne.de/mint//stable/12/linuxmint-12-kde-dvd-32bit.iso 64 bit ISO: http://mirror.netcologne.de/mint//stable/12/linuxmint-12-kde-dvd-64bit.iso …

My current KDE Plasma theme Arezzo. http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Arezzo?content=84403 And my current Kwin KDE 4.8.0 theme. http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Chrome+Grayscale+Aurorae?content=119168 These two themes are easily installed with the Workspace Appearance option in the System Settings panel. These are very stylish themes for the KDE desktop, this is the advantage of running KDE vs Unity. HUD or no HUD, it is …

I have installed the KDE 4.8.0 desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 and this KDE release is the fastest yet, everything works very well, adding new themes, splash screens and window decorations works perfectly. Many people hate what Canonical are doing with the Unity desktop and the KDE desktop is a nice alternative to the increasingly strange …

I really need to get around to installing the Fedora 15 DVD and have the Gnome 3 desktop running as I want to be able to create a new theme based on the default Gnome 3 desktop interface and put that up on my website. That would be cool as the Gnome 3 GUI is …

The Mageia Linux distribution is a new distribution from the team that brought us the Mandriva Linux distribution. First impressions are very positive, the distribution I am reviewing came with a KDE 4.6.3 desktop that looks and behaves quite like the KDE 3.4 desktop instead of the KDE 4.5 desktop it is following. it has …