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KDE Plasma 2 Technology Preview Released

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Published on 20 December 2013 12:01 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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The KDE development community has put out the first official technology preview of the upcoming Plasma 2 user-interface.

Plasma 2 is built atop QML with Qt5 and Qt Quick 2 to provide Open GL/GLES acceleration. Supported by this first technology preview is the desktop shell. This first Plasma 2 tech preview has all basic functionality but more advanced features from KDE Plasma Workspaces 1 is still being brought ahead and with other improvements ahead. The KDE Frameworks 5 port of the KWin window manager is close to production quality with this first technology preview.

Many more details on the first tech preview of KDE Plasma 2 can be found via dot.kde.org.


Also announced today was the release of Plasma Media Center 1.2.

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