KDE News Archives
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
The second official release of the Calligra office suite software, which was forked from KOffice, is now available.
13 August 2012 - Second Release - 2 Comments
KDE 4.9 surfaced this morning as expected for this six-month update to the KDE desktop.
1 August 2012 - KDE 4.9 - 53 Comments
KDE's KWin compositing window manager now has support for QML window decorations.
27 July 2012 - KWin - 3 Comments
KDE 4.9 will be released in August and overall it feels more responsive and faster during desktop use than its predecessors.
19 July 2012 - KDE SC 4.9 - 47 Comments
KDE just lost support for tiling windows with the feature being removed from the KWin window manager code-base.
13 July 2012 - KDE SC 4.10 - 38 Comments
Less than two weeks after releasing KDE SC 4.9 RC1, the KDE development community is out with a second release candidate.
11 July 2012 - New Release - 8 Comments
Rekonq, the promising KDE WebKit-powered web-browser, is nearly ready for its version 1.0 release.
10 July 2012 - Rekonq 1.0 - 3 Comments
KDE's annual event, Akademy, ended last week in Tallinn, Estonia. Here's some notes from the developer-focused event.
10 July 2012 - KDE Akademy - 1 Comment
One day after questioning whether KDE is losing its competitiveness, KDE SC 4.9 RC1 has been released.
27 June 2012 - New Version
Peter Penz, the main developer of the Dolphin file manager for the KDE desktop and a K Desktop user since KDE v1.2, is calling it quits after contributing to KDE for more than the past half-decade. His reason for leaving the development of the popular open-source desktop environment is interesting.
26 June 2012 - Dolphin - 152 Comments
A "tech preview" of KDE's Rekonq version 1.0 web-browser has been released.
13 June 2012 - Rekonq - 25 Comments
Just one week after the first KDE SC 4.9 beta, a second beta of this six-month KDE desktop update is now available with more fixes.
13 June 2012 - New Work - 37 Comments
The first beta release of KDE SC 4.9 is now available.
4 June 2012 - First Beta - 14 Comments
KDE 4.8.3 is now available.
3 May 2012 - New KDE
The KDE LightDM greeter is now up to version 0.1.0, which is now usable enough to make it into the Ubuntu 12.04 repository.
21 April 2012 - KDE LightDM Greeter - 13 Comments
Back in 2010 there was the fork of KDE's KOffice to form what would be called the Calligra Suite, following unresolved disputes among KOffice developers. After being in development for quite some time, the Calligra developers have today made their first release: Calligra 2.4.
11 April 2012 - Formerly KDE Office - 22 Comments
While some KDE users running Kubuntu were concerned following Canonical's decision to drop support for Kubuntu following the 12.04 LTS release, there's a new backer of the Kubuntu project outside of Canonical.
10 April 2012 - Blue Systems - 12 Comments
The KDE developers have released KDE 4.8.2 today with several bug-fixes.
4 April 2012 - New KDE
The Ubuntu Technical Board would not object if Kubuntu, the Ubuntu KDE derivative, were to be sponsored by some organization outside of Canonical.
3 April 2012 - Kubuntu-soft - 10 Comments
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