KDE 4.0 Release Candidate 1

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| The KDE Community is happy to announce the immediate availability of the
| first release candidate for KDE 4.0. This release candidate marks that the
| majority of the components of KDE 4.0 are now approaching release quality.
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http://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-4.0-rc1.php


Related and recent:

Unveiling the winners of the Oxygen contest for wallpapers

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| With the announcement of the Oxygen Wallpaper Contest in August, we, the
| Oxygen Team, intended to have the KDE community give the brand new KDE 4
| desktop its face - and the response was overwhelming! Artists and KDE
| enthusiasts submitted around 2000 high quality pictures, most of them being
| fantastic wallpapers.
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http://blog.ruphy.org/?p=23


[KDE:] Ladies and Gentlemans, we have a default wallpaper!

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| After a week of pondering and discussing we’ve finally chosen which will be
| the default wallpaper!
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http://blog.ruphy.org/?p=25