Desktop News Archives
The DDE 2.0 Desktop Is Looking Nice

This weekend marked the release of Deepin Linux 2014 along with the Deepin Desktop Environment 2.0 release that's powered using HTML5. In my testing of the release today, it's been working fairly well and is proving to be quite interesting.

6 July 2014 - Deepin Desktop - 21 Comments
LXQt Now Has Full Qt5 Support

The "LXQt" desktop that's a Qt version of the lightweight LXDE desktop can now be compiled using Qt5 where as previously there were still Qt4 dependencies.

30 June 2014 - LXQt - 76 Comments
Cross-Desktop Collaboration During FreeDesktop Summit 2014

Taking place earlier this month in N├╝rnberg at the SUSE office was the 2014 FreeDesktop Summit where members of GNOME, KDE, Unity, and LXDE-Qt desktops collaborated over joint topics important to the success of the Linux desktop in a cross-desktop world.

21 April 2014 - FreeDesktop.org - 12 Comments
Enlightenment Elementary Apps Can Now Run Directly On DRM

Enlightenment's been working on native DRM support for its libraries in order for Enlightenment to serve as its own Wayland compositor by talking directly to the Direct Rendering Manager drivers controlling the graphics hardware. Besides serving as a Wayland compositor, Enlightenment's apps based on Elementary can now be run directly on the DRM itself.

1 April 2014 - Elementary - 10 Comments

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