[scribus] Best Linux distro for Scribus
eyelagui at adinet.com.uy
Fri Dec 4 01:42:03 CET 2009
The mistake is not kde4, is the use of it before it came to stable and
the ammount of changes upcoming.
Also, it requires a new approach on kernel and drivers, so much hardware
that was working on KDE3 is not working on KDE4, the sample is any ATI
graphics card older than x15XX (or around it) and/OR RS690 chipset.
Me and a lot of people is being affected by the lack of drivers for that
chipset and graphics card wich were working and existed on KDE3 but not
I mean, ATI made it's last driver for KDE 3.5 but is not compatible with
So if i want a full capable graphics card i have to keep on KDE 3 AND i
cant use my laptop because THERE IS NOT correct ACPI management for my
Anyhow, there is an opensource driver, but again, it was working fine on
KDE 3.5 but not on KDE 4.
Now, i konw certain person without life is coming to bother about OT and
such things, because he's threatned by my writings, so i'll end up here
and let the suppossed masters to keep dictating(dictatorship) the way
it's meant to be..
James Doepp escribió:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 18:31, Jeffrey Silverman <
> jeffrey.d.silverman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ding ding ding! BS alert! Linophile FUD alert! Ding ding ding!
>> (Full disclosure: I am a Linophile myself. But still, this paragraph
>> smells FUDdy/snarky to me. And Win7 is, by all estimates and reviews,
>> great, or at least very good. Is KDE 4? Even the latest?)
> No FUD was intended in my remarks. I was responding to a parallel that was
> made between KDE and Vista (which itself perhaps could be mistaken for FUD).
> My intention was simply to show the differences between KDE4 and Vista -
> though critics call its introduction overly "revolutionary", its development
> is evolutionary. Closed source development is different in nature to open
> source development. We can have the same degree of change that exists
> between Vista and Windows 7, but it won't be in one leap, but rather in
> little steps over time.
> I never denied that Windows 7 was great (or at least very good). Indeed, I
> said nothing about whether Windows 7 was good or bad. The only disadvantage
> I mentioned (as an unfortunate aside) was that you have to pay for the
> upgrade from Vista to Windows 7.
> Whether the latest KDE is good or great, I'll leave to others to decide for
> themselves. But KDE 4.3.4 is undoubtedly better than 4.2.x and I certainly
> expect KDE4 to improve further, and not only in bug fixes and security
> fixes, but also in features, configurability and speed.
>> <snip!>> The difference between KDE4 and Vista is that KDE4 is a work
>> in progress,
>>> and after every update it works faster and better, and you get a clearer
>>> picture of what the developers are hoping to achieve. Vista is a final
>>> product - or at best a step towards Windows 7 (but you have to pay for
>> In the interest of not extending an OT thread too much longer, this is
>> my last post to this thread. Thank you, good night, g'bless, cheese,
>> and potatoes.
> I am sorry that you have picked apart my message (perhaps due to the
> above-mentioned unfortunate aside) that was actually trying to be helpful.
> Really, I do use Scribus with Slackware and KDE 4, and really, I *was*
> amazed at the mainly speed differences between the KDE included in Slackware
> 13 and Slackware-current.
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