Best KDE distro of 2013

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Very simple: What is the best KDE distro of 2013? I am gonna answer that in this latest Netrunner Magazine article. Do read. You must, really.

    http://netrunner-mag.com/?p=3184

    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  2. tlu

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    So I made the right choice with Kubuntu :thumb:
     
  3. NormanF

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    With Kubuntu, you have to add a script at boot to disable display blanking. That's the only real annoyance that's never been fixed with KDE. Turning off the screensaver and adjusting the power setting to keep the display on does NOT work!

    Apart from that, its splendid! :thumb:
     
  4. John Smith Junior

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    Linux Mint Debian for linux

    And PCBSD with KDE for unix
     
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    I had problems with LM KDE and Kubuntu both giving me bad signatures errors when during updates.
     
  6. NormanF

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    The fix is change the repository mirrors for a faster one. :thumb:
     
  7. mattdocs12345

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    Got too lazy for that.

    I was actually in a search for a perfect KDE and I ended up with an XFCE :). At least for now....
     
  8. dogbite

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    Then try Mint Xfce, in my view looks much better than Xubuntu.
     
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    I found all mint editions to give me update error. Xubuntu works right out of the box.
     
  10. hogndog

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    Should have come here first this morning, i just installed Xubuntu to a flash drive today its very nice..
    maybe I'll try Kubuntu next..:thumb:
     
  11. wilbertnl

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    You might like this video concerning some animation settings to 'improve desktop response'
     
  12. Kerodo

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    I've always had the best luck with the stable LTS versions of Mint...
     
  13. mattdocs12345

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    Yup, giving Cinammon another try.
     
  14. chrisretusn

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    We all have our choices. Not reviewed but nonetheless for me Slackware is my choice as Best KDE distro of 2013. ;)
     
  15. mack_guy911

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    so far linux mint works well on kde base


    but i miss chakra now new review on chakra linux so wondering where it stands :)
     
  16. Eggnog

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    I'm right there with ya. Running Mint Maya LTS with backported Cinnamon (1.8.8 , I think). Anything else I want to run I run in Virtualbox. I'm thinking of wiping out my Win 7 installation, putting Win 7 in a virtualbox, then increading my /home to fill the empty Win 7 space.

    As far as KDE distros, I just installed SolydK in a VB. So far it's running pretty well. It's a rolling release, so that's kind of nice. It's partially rolling, unlike Mint Debian which is like one or twice a year or something.
     
  17. Nebulus

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    Slackware, of course :)
     
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