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.
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.
KDE 4.10 was officially released today as the latest bi-annual update to this popular open-source project with the Plasma desktop shell at its core.
Nepomuk has undergone a number of exciting improvements for this social semantic desktop searchable framework with the new features being christened in KDE 4.10.
Aaron Seigo wrote this morning about some of what's happening next for KDE's Plasma Active, which reveals some interesting future endeavours.
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.
KScreen, the new way of managing monitors/outputs on Linux when running the KDE Plasma desktop, saw its first alpha release this weekend.
A bug that has been present in the KDE Libraries for the past decade has finally been fixed.
A Phoronix reader has announced his work on SDDM within the Phoronix Forums this weekend. SDDM is a very lightweight display management that takes advantage of Qt's QML.
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.
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.
Apper, formerly known as KPackageKit, has been updated to support the latest PackageKit advancements for Linux package management on the KDE desktop.
KWin, KDE's window manager, in version 4.11 is moving along with being ported to using XCB rather than Xlib.
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.
Version 4.9.5 of the KDE desktop was released this morning.
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.
Rekonq, the lightweight KDE web-browser that's built atop WebKit, has seen its stable 2.0 release this weekend.
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.
The KDE development camp has announced the immediate availability of the first release candidate for the forthcoming KDE 4.10 release.
KDE's Amarok music player is approaching its v2.7 release. The first beta release of Amarok 2.7 is now available.
The first beta of KDE's Amarok 2.7 music player will be released soon and it supports statistics synchronization plus other new features.
The Trojita program is becoming part of the KDE project. Trojita is a Qt-based lightweight email application.
While KDE 4.10 Beta 2 was released yesterday, out today is the KDE 4.9.4 desktop update. With KDE 4.10 due in January, this is the last planned monthly point release in the 4.9.x series.
KDE 4.10 Beta 2 was released this morning as the open-source developers aim for "a rock-stable, fast and beautiful release" to happen in January.
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.
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.
The first beta of KDE SC 4.10 was released on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.
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.
With the hard feature freeze for KDE 4.10 having been this past week, a number of KWin window manager improvements were merged just in time.
KDE 4.9.3 is the latest monthly point release for the Linux desktop environment that was recently tested by Linus Torvalds.
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