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How KDE Plasma 5 Optionally Uses systemd

For those wondering how KDE Plasma 5 -- and other desktop environments -- have come to begin utilizing systemd,
3 February 2015 - Plasma 5 systemd - 43 Comments

digiKam 4.7.0 Released, Still Being Ported To Qt5/KF5

DigiKam Software Collection 4.7.0 was released today while this digital photography management software is still being ported to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
3 February 2015 - digiKam 4.7

Power Management Being Further Improved In KDE Plasma 5.3

KDE Plasma 5.2 was just released a few days ago but for power KDE Plasma 5.3 are already exciting features building up, including greater power management capabilities.
3 February 2015 - BlueDevil - 17 Comments

Now-Closed KDE Vulnerabilities Remind Us X11 Screen Locks / Screensavers Are Insecure

In addition to KDE Plasma 5.2 bringing many new features with today's release, it also addresses some security vulnerabilities concerning KDE's screen locker. Of course, to any longtime Phoronix readers following our frequent X11/X.Org coverage, this hardly comes as a surprise.
27 January 2015 - X11 Insecurities - 21 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.2 Officially Released

The KDE community officially released Plasma 5.2 this morning as the quarterly update to KDE's desktop shell powered by Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
27 January 2015 - Plasma 5.2.0 - 17 Comments

KWin 5.3 To Have New Speed Optimizations

Martin Gräßlin has fixed some outstanding bugs and further tuned the performance of the KWin window manager for the KDE Plasma 5 stack.
21 January 2015 - KWin Tuning - 10 Comments

Fedora 22 Will Aim To Use Plasma 5 For Its KDE Desktop Experience

For KDE users on Fedora, the Fedora 22 release is seeking to focus on the still-maturing Plasma 5 shell that's powered by KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt5.
20 January 2015 - F22 KDE Plasma 5 - 6 Comments

Release Schedule For KDE Applications 15.04

KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 was released a few days ago and Plasma 5.2 will be out later this month. Meanwhile, the KDE Applications release is coming out in April.
14 January 2015 - KDE Applications 15.04 - 7 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.2 Beta Brings BlueDevil, Muon & GTK App Style

The first beta release of KDE Plasma 5.2 is now available ahead of its planned official release later this month.
13 January 2015 - Plasma 5.2 - 6 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 Released: More Libraries Now Work On FreeBSD

Ahead of KDE Plasma 5.2 due out later this month is the release of KDE Frameworks 5.6.0.
9 January 2015 - KF5.6

KDE Version Of Linux Mint 17.1 Released

In late November was when the MATE and Cinnamon editions of Linux Mint 17.1 were released while today finally marks the official availability of the KDE spin of Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca.
8 January 2015 - Linux Mint 17.1 - 2 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.2 Beta Is Being Tagged This Week

The beta for the upcoming Plasma 5.2 desktop shell is being tagged on Thursday.
6 January 2015 - Plasma 5.2 - 5 Comments

digiKam 4.6 Released, Porting Still Ongoing To KF5/Qt5

In time to manage your digital camera photos this Christmas and New Year, digiKam 4.6.0 was officially released today.
18 December 2014 - KDE's Camera App

KDE's Krita Loses Its Main Backer

Since 2007 there has been KO GmbH as a support and software service company built around KOffice/Calligra in their belief that the software was "getting ready for the big time", but seven years later the situation is not so good and KO GmbH is no longer handling Krita.
18 December 2014 - KO Gmbh - 8 Comments

KDE Applications 14.12 Released

KDE Applications 14.12 was just released today with new features and fixes to more than one hundred KDE applications.
17 December 2014 - KDE Apps 14.12

SuperX 3.0 Beta Continues To Polish The KDE Desktop Experience

SuperX is a relatively young Linux distribution that tries to ship a polished KDE desktop experience.
17 December 2014 - SuperX - 6 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.1.2 Released

KDE's Plasma 5.1.2 monthly bug-fix release is now available.
16 December 2014 - Plasma 5.1.2 - 3 Comments

Krita 2.9 Is Now In Beta With Many Improvements

KDE's Krita graphics editing / digital painting program is now in beta for its upcoming v2.9 series.
14 December 2014 - Krita 2.9 - 9 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.5.0 Released

Version 5.5 of the KDE Frameworks is out in time for the holidays.
12 December 2014 - Frameworks 5.5 - 2 Comments

KWayland Server Component Coming For KDE Plasma 5.2

KWayland was introduced last month with the KDE Plasma 5.1 release but it lacked the server-side code. With the upcoming release of Plasma 5.2, that will change with the server component to KWayland having been merged.
28 November 2014 - KWayland::Server

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