Desktop environments are wonderful in the way they just work. The complexity of what is happening “below the hood” is well hidden from us. …
“KDE will very shortly become the desktop you need and not the desktop we think you need,” was something stated by someone from the KDE team. Looking at 4.3, we think there’s a fair chance that version 4.4 actually gets there.
The newly released version KDE 4.2 stands out for offering a fantastic desktop experience.