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KDE's Aaron Seigo Bashes Ubuntu Phone

Well known KDE developer Aaron Seigo has come out criticizing the Ubuntu Phone project, which has a developer preview coming out next week. He was quick to criticize the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview and feels that free software developers and users interested in this project are "being duped" by Canonical.

16 February 2013 - KDE Siego - 39 Comments
KDE/KWin On Wayland To Use Server-Side Decorations

Martin Gräßlin, the well known maintainer of KDE's KWin window manager, has shared that when ported to Wayland the KDE window manager will be using server-side decorations. It's commonly represented that Wayland requires client-side decorations, but this isn't entirely the case.

7 February 2013 - KWin - 49 Comments
Rekonq 2.1 Web-Browser Brings More Features

Less than one month after the release of the Rekonq 2.0 web-browser for the KDE desktop as an alternative to Konqueror, Rekonq 2.1 has surfaced and it brings more features to this open-source WebKit-powered project.

27 January 2013 - Rekonq 2.1 - 16 Comments
Amarok 2.7 Fixes 470+ Bugs, 15+ New Features

KDE's Amarok 2.7 music player was released on Friday. This major release to Amarok addresses more than 470 bugs while taking care of 15 feature requests and numerous other ideas to the open-source music player.

18 January 2013 - Features - 12 Comments
KDE 4.10 Will Support Menu Buttons In The Title Bar

A number of interesting features have been merged into KDE's KWin compositing window manager for the next KDE release. One of the features just added is support for merging the menu buttons into the menu/title bar, in order to save vertical screen real estate.

14 January 2013 - KDE 4.10 Features - 14 Comments
KDE 4.10 Desktop Delayed Into February

With today's release of KDE 4.9.5 as the latest monthly point release, it's been decided to delay the KDE 4.10 release. Due to last minute changes, an additional 4.10 release candidate has been deemed necessary and as a result the final version is being pushed back into February.

2 January 2013 - KDE 4.10 - 89 Comments
KDE's DigiKam 3.0 Still Working On Face Recognition

KDE's photo management software, DigiKam, is preparing for the final release of version 3.0. DigiKam 3.0 introduces many changes and released this weekend was the 3.0 release candidate as a preview version.

1 January 2013 - KDE Camera - 1 Comment
KDE To Get Improved Multi-Monitor Handling

A new screen manager is being worked on for the KDE desktop to dramatically improve the multi-monitor experience by making it work "auto-magically" or at least be "super simple" to configure.

26 December 2012 - KDE Screens - 27 Comments
KDE 4.10 RC1 Released

The KDE development camp has announced the immediate availability of the first release candidate for the forthcoming KDE 4.10 release.

19 December 2012 - KDE 4.10 - 8 Comments
Why KDE Is Great For Gaming On The Linux Desktop

Martin Gräßlin, the well known KWin developer, has written a new blog post explaining why if you're wanting to play Valve's Source Engine games or the other new native Linux games you should be using KDE Plasma.

30 November 2012 - KWin Support - 63 Comments
More Open-Source Projects Eyeing Up C++11

KDE developers are currently contemplating the idea of allowing a subset of the C++11 language to be used within the KDevelop code-base. This C++11 change would happen for the KDevelop 4.6 integrated development environment release. Reasons are shared in this article for why one should consider using C++11 code.

26 November 2012 - KDevelop C++11 - Add A Comment
Join In On Testing Out KDE 4.9 Tomorrow

One week after having a GNOME test day for the Fedora camp, it's time to test out KDE SC 4.9 to improve the upstream KDE desktop stack before it's found in Fedora.

14 November 2012 - Fedora Test Day - 1 Comment

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