KDE News Archives
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
Linus Torvalds Switches Back To KDE

Linus Torvalds has announced today via his Google+ page that he's switched back to using the KDE desktop. He's provided his positive and negative feedback after having previously dumped KDE/GNOME in favour of Xfce.

2 November 2012 - Linus - 64 Comments
KDE Plasma Active Three Boosts The Performance

KDE Plasma Active, the desktop environment's device-independent user-experience, is now up to its third release. KDE Plasma Active Three boosts the performance while also bringing new applications.

15 October 2012 - Plasma Active - 11 Comments
Features Being Brewed For KDE 4.10

The soft feature freeze for KDE 4.10 is coming up in just two weeks time. In this article are a look at some of the features being worked on for the KDE 4.10 desktop update.

12 October 2012 - Soft Feature Freeze Forthcoming - 25 Comments
KDE Desktop Won't Force You To Use LLVMpipe

While Canonical dropped Unity 2D in favour of using Unity and the Compiz window manager atop Gallium3D's software-accelerated LLVMpipe driver when no GPU hardware driver is available, and some distributions have done similar moves with the GNOME Shell on LLVMpipe, it doesn't look like the KDE desktop will be doing this risky move as any sanctioned default.

9 October 2012 - Woohoo - 10 Comments
KDE KWin Now Handles OpenGL Over EGL

With GLX set to be deprecated in the not too distant future and EGL being in use with OpenGL ES on mobile platforms, KDE's KWin compositing window manager now has support for using desktop OpenGL over EGL instead of GLX.

30 September 2012 - Bye-Bye GLX - 8 Comments
KDE's KWin To Receive Performance Improvements

Next month's KDE SC 4.9.2 release will be slightly faster with the KWin compositing window manager while more performance optimizations for KWin will land in KDE SC 4.10 come late January of 2013.

7 September 2012 - Faster KWin - 10 Comments
KDE 3.5 Continues To Live Through The Trinity Desktop

While most of the Linux desktop bickering these days come down to Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME 3.x Shell, KDE 4.x used to have its fair share of critics. Most KDE users are satisfied with the latest 4.x software compilations, but the KDE 3.5 packages continue to be maintained through the Trinity Desktop fork.

3 September 2012 - KDE 3.5 Maintenance - 15 Comments

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