KDE News Archives
KWayland was introduced last month with the KDE Plasma 5.1 release but it lacked the server-side code. With the upcoming release of Plasma 5.2, that will change with the server component to KWayland having been merged.
28 November 2014 - KWayland::Server
Version 4.5 of KDE's digital camera management software, digiKam, has been released.
18 November 2014 - digiKam - 1 Comment
KDE Plasma 5.1.1 is the November update to the next-gen Plasma desktop stack.
12 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 3 Comments
The latest monthly update to the KDE Frameworks libraries are now available. KDE Frameworks 5.4 continues adding on new functionality and fixes to these KDE add-on components used to form the next-generation KDE desktop experience.
6 November 2014 - KF5.4 - 19 Comments
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has written a lengthy blog post about some of the items that developers will hopefully accomplish in 2015 for Plasma 5.
5 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 12 Comments
Published last month were the plans by KDE developers to create Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as a hybrid between client-side and server-side decorations. Here's more information on this concept for improving window decorations.
3 November 2014 - DWD - 17 Comments
For those wondering about display/log-in managers for KDE's Plasma 5, KDM was dropped.
3 November 2014 - Display Managers - 11 Comments
Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell has shared that "Kubuntu Vivid", a.k.a. Ubuntu 15.05 for the Vivid Vervet, will use Plasma 5 by default.
29 October 2014 - Plasma 5 - 45 Comments
Yesterday there were "what if" articles about KDE using client-side decorations and Windows 10 components. On a serious note today, the same KDE parties involved, have proposed Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as an alternative/hybrid to client-side and server-side decorations.
26 October 2014 - CSD/SSD - 30 Comments
KDE contributor and graphics designer Ken Vermette has penned an interesting series of KDE "What if..." articles where he talks about (and has some visual mock-ups) about what KDE might look like with client-side decorations along and separately if KDE were to use Windows 10 design components.
25 October 2014 - CSDs - 32 Comments
Martin Gräßlin has shared that as of today the libinput support has been integrated into KDE's KWin Wayland code.
20 October 2014 - KWin libinput - 6 Comments
Eric Hameleers of the Slackware project isn't happy right now with how the modularized KDE Frameworks 5 with Plasma 5 development is going and for the time being will not be making "KDE5" packages for Slackware.
15 October 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 23 Comments
As the first update to Plasma 5, the KDE community has today officially announced the release of Plasma 5.1.
15 October 2014 - Plasma 5.1 - 3 Comments
The third monthly point release to the KDE Frameworks 5 stack is now available.
7 October 2014 - KF5.3
The Maui Project that's been focusing on a Wayland desktop, their own Wayland compositor, and other tasks has decided to adopt the KDE Frameworks 5.
4 October 2014 - Maui KF5 - 8 Comments
The beta for KDE Plasma 5's second release is now available ahead of its planned launch in October.
30 September 2014 - Plasma 5.1 - 30 Comments
KDE Applications 14.12 has a release date.
25 September 2014 - KDE Applications 14.12 - 13 Comments
On Friday the second update to KDE Frameworks 5 was released.
14 September 2014 - KF5.2 - 1 Comment
Developers behind the KDevelop integrated development environment have released their final major update prior to focusing their resources on KDevelop 5 that will be built atop Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
13 September 2014 - KDevelop 4.7 - 4 Comments
With this year's Google Summer of Code over, Antonis Tsiapaliokas shared a status update concerning the state of KDE's Plasma Active being ported to KF5.
27 August 2014 - KF5 Plasma Active - 4 Comments
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