KDE News Archives
6 December 2013 - KDE Plasma Media Center 1.2 RC
The first release candidate to KDE's Plasma Media Center 1.2 is now available.
3 December 2013 - KDE 4.11.4
The latest KDE monthly stable release update is now available and corrects more than five dozen bugs in the open-source desktop software.
3 December 2013 - Project Neon ISOs - 4 Comments
Since the advent of Project Neon it's been made very easy to try out KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 2 for Kubuntu Linux users, however, it's now even easier.
3 December 2013 - Qt 5.2 Toolkit - 64 Comments
Digia has provided an update concerning the state of the Qt 5.2 final release, which could be out as soon as next week.
29 November 2013 - KDE Krita 2.8 - 12 Comments
Krita is KDE's painting and image editing program that soon will see its v2.8 release. With this next Krita release there is new usage of OpenGL 3.x within the open-source program. Under the high quality filtering mode, OpenGL 3.0 is now used for delivering a superior painting/imaging experience.
29 November 2013 - Qt Update
After some delays, the Qt 5.2 RC1 release happened this morning and with it is the first release candidate as well to the Qt Creator integrated development environment.
28 November 2013 - KWrite KF5
For those early adopters of the Plasma 2 interface and KDE Frameworks 5, KWrite is the latest KDE application to be ported over to the next-generation KDE stack.
27 November 2013 - KWin Window Manager - 15 Comments
For those interested in ditching Compiz or other window managers in favor of KDE's KWin, it is actually possible to do so and use KWin on your favorite non-KDE desktop.
26 November 2013 - KWin5 GL - 7 Comments
Martin Gräßlin, KDE's Kwin maintainer, has shared some new OpenGL implications due to changes made in the KWin 5 window manager due to relying on Qt5 with Qt Quick 2.
25 November 2013 - Aaron Siego's Project - 8 Comments
After dabbling with a KDE Plasma Active Tablet, Aaron Siego has announced today Make Play Live's first product as the Improv. The Improv is an open-source ARM development board that runs Mer OS and is compatible with Wayland.
24 November 2013 - KDE 4.12 Beta 3
The third beta of KDE 4.12 was released this week, but for those that missed the news only really are the 4.12 apps being improved in this next KDE desktop release.
24 November 2013 - Kdenlive - 32 Comments
While there's many Kdenlive fans out there for the KDE-focused open-source video editor, it seems new development efforts around the project have ceased.
21 November 2013 - KDE Plasma Media Center - 9 Comments
Plasma Media Center, the KDE project to slowly take on the likes of XBMC and provide a nice user-interface for multimedia tasks atop the KDE experience, is up to version 1.2 beta. The 1.2 beta release of Plasma Media Center is packing a number of new features.
18 November 2013 - Qt 5.2 RC1 Delay
Another delay has hit the Qt 5.2 release as developers are still landing fixes for the release candidate that was supposed to be released tomorrow.
14 November 2013 - KDE 4.12 Beta 2 - 4 Comments
In readying KDE 4.12 for release next month, the second beta of the KDE 4.12 applications and platform packages are now available for early adopters and those testing this leading desktop environment.
14 November 2013 - KDE Frameworks 5
Sebastian Kügler has provided an update concerning the state of running the Plasma Desktop running on top of Qt 5 and KDE Frameworks 5. A "tech preview" is still aimed for next month while a stable release for end-users is likely on the table for next summer.
14 November 2013 - Accretion - 29 Comments
Accretion is a file browser written in QML for the modern Linux desktop that's written against Qt 5.2 and KDE Frameworks 5.
13 November 2013 - KWin 5 Development - 12 Comments
The KDE KWin maintainer, Martin Gräßlin, has announced today that the KWin 5 code is in good shape, he's using it for day-to-day use, and will now begin accepting bug reports on the window manager that supports Qt5.
11 November 2013 - Qt 5.3 - 55 Comments
Thiago Macieira of Intel is coordinating a proposal to enable SSE2 by default for the 32-bit builds of the Qt tool-kit beginning with the Qt 5.3 release. This likely change is due to the V4 JIT engine generating floating-point math for Qt's QML only using SSE x86 registers.
8 November 2013 - KDE 4.12 - 5 Comments
The updated applications and platform code for the KDE desktop environment is now in its 4.12 Beta state. However, as we already knew, KDE Plasma Workspaces is still in its 4.11 form until the premiere of Workspaces 2 and KDE Frameworks 5.