Cooking with Linux - The Evolution of the Desktop—How Far from the Pinnacle?

Rumor has it that 2009 is the year of the Linux desktop. With KDE 4.2, the next step in the evolution of the popular desktop environment, it may well be.

Marcel Gagné is an award-winning writer living in Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of the Moving to Linux series of books from Addison-Wesley. Marcel is also a pilot, a past Top-40 disc jockey, writes science fiction and fantasy, and folds a mean Origami T-Rex. He can be reached via e-mail at You can discover lots of other things (including great Wine links) from his Web sites at and



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i never knew that kde would be like this
this is just awsome

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