[SATLUG] 3 reasons why I hate KDE4

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Fri Jan 8 12:00:13 CST 2010

On second thought this should have its own thread sorry

> qualifier: most of my experience with kde4 is with Kubuntu 9.04-10 and 
> gnome with Ubuntu 9.04-10.
> reason 1: While there are definite improvements in certain aspects of 
> the aesthetics of KDE4 for the most I don't appreciate the aesthetics  
> I think that the gnome compiz marriage is light-years ahead of plasma 
> and kde4.  Hell enlightenment (see the elive distro for a good show of 
> this desktop) blows away kde 4 in this department.
> reason 2: Performance and stability...well mostly stability.  This is 
> a criticism that probably reflect upon Kubuntu as much as KDE4 but 
> when i first loaded Kubuntu 9.04 my xserver crashed so much that I had 
> to double check that I wasn't running Vista.
> reason 3: For me the jump from KDE3.5 to KDE4 was such a jarring 
> experience that I felt I was learning a whole new operating system 
> from the get go.  I think that the KDE4 and Kubuntu team could learn 
> something from M$ in one respect.  when changing the total look and 
> feel of your GUI (as with XP to Vista) don't change so much of it that 
> your longtime users feel like noobs all over again.
> again just my opinion.
> Todd

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