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Kubuntu 12.04 To Drop KDE Support For Firefox

Besides Canonical no longer sponsoring the Kubuntu distribution following the 12.04 LTS release of this KDE-focused Ubuntu derivative, there's some more changes this cycle. As a last minute change prior to next month's Kubuntu 12.04 release, Mozilla Firefox support is being dropped.
16 March 2012 - Surprise - 40 Comments

KDE Spark Tablet Is No More, Now It's Vivaldi

Back in January there was the announcement of the KDE Spark Tablet. This was a re-branded Chinese tablet that was loaded up with a KDE Plasma Active desktop rather than Google's Android. While the "Spark" has yet to begin shipping, the name's been canned and now it's called the Vivaldi.
15 March 2012 - Vivaldi Tablet? - 8 Comments

KDE's New Web Browser Hits 0.9 Stable

Rekonq, the promising lightweight WebKit-based web-browser to serve as an alternative to Konqueror on the KDE desktop, has now seen its 0.9 stable release.
2 March 2012 - Rekonq - 5 Comments

LightDM-KDE Is Ready For Testing

The KDE front-end for the LightDM log-in manager is reaching a point that's ready for more wide-scale testing.
29 February 2012 - LightDM-KDE

KDE 4.9 Plans For Early August Release

The release schedule for KDE SC 4.9 has been made official, which targets an early August release of this next software package compilation for the KDE desktop.
28 February 2012 - Versions - 2 Comments

KWin May Drop Support For Catalyst, Vintage GPUs

The KWin compositing window manager for KDE may drop its older OpenGL renderer, which would remove support for vintage GPUs/drivers, but this would also include eliminating -- at least temporarily -- support for the AMD Catalyst graphics driver.
20 February 2012 - Dropping The GL1 Renderer - 108 Comments

Canonical To Drop Support For Kubuntu

After the forthcoming 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" release, Canonical will no longer be sponsoring the Kubuntu derivative and will be dropping support for this KDE-based alternative.
7 February 2012 - KDE Ubuntu - 90 Comments

KDE's Plasma Active Shipping On New ARM Tablet

A new ARM-based tablet computer has been announced and it will be shipping KDE's Plasma Active as its default tablet UI experience.
29 January 2012 - Plasma Active - 20 Comments

KDE 4.8 Released With Many Improvements

Version 4.8 of the KDE Platform, Plasma, and Applications is now available to improve the KDE user experience. There's a lot of new features along with better performance, improved stability, and a whole lot of bug-fixes.
25 January 2012 - KDE SC 4.8 - 18 Comments

KDE 4.8 Release Candidate 2 Is Here

The second and final release candidate for the forthcoming KDE 4.8 release is now available.
5 January 2012 - New Release - 5 Comments

Building A KWin Window Manager With JavaScript

There's new JavaScript bindings and QML support for KDE's KWin compositing window manager, which make it possible to build new custom window managers now using JavaScript.
2 January 2012 - It's Possible

KDE Delivers 4.8 Release Candidate

Just in time for some holiday testing, the KDE SC 4.8 Release Candidate is now available.
22 December 2011 - It's Here - 3 Comments

Plasma Active Two Brings Many Improvements

The KDE camp is announcing today the release of Plasma Active Two.
14 December 2011 - New Version - 5 Comments

KDE Ships Early Christmas Gifts

KDE has announced today the release of the KDE SC 4.7.4 monthly point release, KDE 4.8 Beta 2, and KDE Telepathy 0.2.
7 December 2011 - New Releases - 2 Comments

KDE On Wayland For KDE SC 4.8, 4.9?

Yesterday in Darmstadt, Germany I met up with Martin Gräßlin, the developer known for leading KDE's KWin compositing window manager advancements, and a few other Linux developers. A few words about KDE on Wayland were said.
23 November 2011 - Display Server - 10 Comments

KDE Plasma 4.8 Boosts Speed, Power Management

KDE's Aaron Seigo has a new blog post to share about improvements to Plasma Workspaces in the forthcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.8.
8 November 2011 - Plasma Improvements - 12 Comments

KDE 4.7.3 Is Here WIth More Fixes

The KDE developers have put out KDE 4.7.3 today.
2 November 2011 - New Release - 38 Comments

Trinity Does New Release To Let KDE 3.5 Live Om

While KDE 4.0 has been around for nearly four years (and most complaints regarding the initial KDE4 fallout have been addressed) and the last KDE 3.5 stable snapshot (v3.5.10) came three years ago, the Trinity Desktop Environment has issued an official release today to keep the KDE 3.5 desktop living.
1 November 2011 - Trinity Desktop Environment - 10 Comments

KDE Rekonq Browser Picks Up Many Features

KDE Rekonq, the lightweight KDE web-browser that's a vastly different beast than Konqueror, is now up to version 0.8 stable with several new features.
14 October 2011 - Web Browser - 10 Comments

KDE Releases New Version Of ownCloud

Just days after announcing KDE SC 4.7.2 and then the weekend announcement of releasing Plasma Active One, the KDE community has this morning announced a ownCloud 2.
11 October 2011 - ownCloud 2 - 3 Comments

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