KDE 4 Coverage?

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The road to KDE's 4.0 release has been a little rocky. Many complained that the 4.0 release was not really ready for public consumption and it has taken some time for the new version to be smoothed out.

Things are a lot better now, and the new features and underlying technologies really do make KDE a better platform to use.

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KGet - KDE's Download Manager

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Download managers, although frowned upon by some, are often useful applications for those of us who download a lot of files, or are on slower connections and want to use a dedicated application (perhaps with some tricks up its sleeve) for the downloading of files.

KGet is KDE's resident dedicated download program and is capable of acting both as a download manager for the Konqueror browser, as well as ...

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Four Useful FUSE Implementations

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FUSE is a project that makes it easy for developers to build filesystems and virtual filesystems, by allowing their code to run in userspace, rather than at the kernel level.

What this practically means is that it is relatively simple for any developer to create programs that allow you to access data and services through your filesystem - for example, GmailFS allows you to save and retrieve data through attachments in ...

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Cygwin - a Unix Environment and Shell on Windows

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If your daily routine means that you spend much of your time behind a Windows system, yet you love the power and flexibility of a Unix-based environment, it might be frustrating not to have access to the tools and environment that you want.

Alternatively, you might want to compile some Linux/Unix software, so that it can run natively under Windows.

Cygwin is a Linux-style environment for Windows, that gives ...

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