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Wayland & Other Tasks Being Worked On For KDE Plasma 5.4

Now that KDE Plasma 5.3 was released this week, KDE developers are starting to plan out and work on the new material intended for KDE Plasma 5.4.
30 April 2015 - Plasma 5.4 Features - 20 Comments

Upgrading To KDE Plasma 5.3 On Kubuntu 15.04

Kubuntu 15.04 provides a great experience of the new KDE stack but the version being shipped by this KDE spin of Ubuntu is Plasma 5.2 given that it was the latest available for last week's 15.04 Vivid Vervet release. For those wishing to try out KDE Plasma 5.3, it's now easy thanks to the packages landing in Kubuntu Backports.
28 April 2015 - Kubuntu 15.04 + Plasma 5.3 - 8 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.3 Released: Expands On Widgets, Bluetooth, PM

It's KDE Plasma 5.3 day!
28 April 2015 - Plasma 5.3 - 4 Comments

KDE Applications 15.04 Adds Kdenlive & KDE Telepathy

Just a day after the KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta release is the availability of KDE Applications 15.04.0.
15 April 2015 - KDE Applications 15.04 - 13 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Offers Better Power Management, Steps Toward Wayland

Being released this morning is the first beta of Plasma 5.3, which is officially Plasma 5.2.95.
14 April 2015 - Plasma 5.3 - 9 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.9 Adds ModemManagerQt

KDE Frameworks 5.9.0 was released on Friday as the newest version of the KDE libraries that complement Qt 5.
11 April 2015 - KDE Frameworks 5.9.0 - 6 Comments

digiKam 4.9.0 Released

While the digiKam digital photography software is still being ported to KDE Frameworks 5, release today was the latest KDE4-based digiKam release.
7 April 2015 - digiKam 4.9

Porting Krita To Qt5 Will Take Some Time, But Is Being Done Right

For users of KDE's Krita digital painting / raster graphics editor, the Qt5 port of the program won't be fully ready for at least another half-year, but it's being done right.
6 April 2015 - Krita Qt5 - 3 Comments

Why KDE's KWin Doesn't Integrate Weston/QtCompositor For Wayland Support

KDE developers have been porting their Plasma 5 + KDE Frameworks 5 stack over to Wayland, but at this point it's not nearly as mature as the GNOME Wayland support. As such, KDE developers have to fend off questions from time-to-time why they don't "just integrate QtCompositor" or the Weston library for speeding up their efforts.
31 March 2015 - KDE Wayland - 27 Comments

Rootless XWayland Support Part Of KWin 5.3

Martin Gräßlin has shared some of his recently-landed work for the KWin 5.3 development cycle as it largely pertains to Wayland.
23 March 2015 - KWin 5.3 Wayland - 6 Comments

Here's Your Chance To Improve The KDE Plasma 5 Wallpaper

When recently covering how Kubuntu 15.04 is turning out quite well and a nice way to enjoy the latest KDE Plasma 5 experience, several Phoronix readers had commented about the "ugly" wallpaper. Well, now here's your chance to improve the situation.
12 March 2015 - Plasma 5.3 Wallpaper - 19 Comments

KDE Connect Gets A Bluetooth Backend

In light of the GNOME Nuntius announcement for delivering Android notifications to the GNOME desktop via Bluetooth, several Phoronix readers have pointed out that last week the KDE Connector project received a Bluetooth back-end.
10 March 2015 - KDE Connect - 19 Comments

KDE Telepathy Being Added To KDE Applications 15.04

The latest addition to KDE Applications 15.04 after Kdenlive was added is KDE Telepathy.
7 March 2015 - KDE Applications 15.04

KDE Makes More Progress On HiDPI Support

KDE developer David Edmundson has made some more progress with improving the high DPI display experience with KDE applications.
6 March 2015 - KDE High DPI - 21 Comments

Improved ODF Reading Support Comes To KDE's Calligra

For users of KDE's Calligra open-source work application suite, improvements to ODF file format reading have landed.
2 March 2015 - KDE Calligra ODF - 8 Comments

Kdenlive Ported To Qt5/KF5, Coming To KDE Applications 15.04

Last month there was a long overdue development update on Kdenlive, an open-source video editor associated with the KDE camp. Today comes more exciting news for anyone using this video editor on Linux.
1 March 2015 - Kdenlive - 4 Comments

Krita 2.9 Released, Their Biggest Release Ever

Krita 2.9 was released today and it's this open-source graphics program's biggest release yet. Krita 2.9 represents over eight months of work and with this release comes many new features.
25 February 2015 - Krita 2.9 - 26 Comments

XWayland Integration In The Works For KDE's KWin 5.3

KDE's KWin window manager maintainer Martin Gräßlin has been working recently on rootless XWayland server integration into KWin.
24 February 2015 - KWin 5.3 - 5 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.2.1 Released

The KDE community has today announced the first bug-fix release to Plasma 5.2.
24 February 2015 - KDE Plasma 5.2.1

KDE Touchpad Configuration Now Supports Libinput

With Libinput support being important not only for Wayland input but also is starting to be used for X11/X.Org input too, the KDE input configuration module now supports configuring libinput devices.
22 February 2015 - Libinput KDE - 1 Comment

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