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The beta for the upcoming Plasma 5.2 desktop shell is being tagged on Thursday.
6 January 2015 - Plasma 5.2 - 5 Comments
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
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 was just released today with new features and fixes to more than one hundred KDE applications.
17 December 2014 - KDE Apps 14.12
SuperX is a relatively young Linux distribution that tries to ship a polished KDE desktop experience.
17 December 2014 - SuperX - 6 Comments
KDE's Plasma 5.1.2 monthly bug-fix release is now available.
16 December 2014 - Plasma 5.1.2 - 3 Comments
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
Version 5.5 of the KDE Frameworks is out in time for the holidays.
12 December 2014 - Frameworks 5.5 - 2 Comments
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
Version 4.5 of KDE's digital camera management software, digiKam, has been released.
18 November 2014 - digiKam - 1 Comment
KDE Plasma 5.1.1 is the November update to the next-gen Plasma desktop stack.
12 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 3 Comments
The latest monthly update to the KDE Frameworks libraries are now available. KDE Frameworks 5.4 continues adding on new functionality and fixes to these KDE add-on components used to form the next-generation KDE desktop experience.
6 November 2014 - KF5.4 - 19 Comments
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has written a lengthy blog post about some of the items that developers will hopefully accomplish in 2015 for Plasma 5.
5 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 12 Comments
Published last month were the plans by KDE developers to create Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as a hybrid between client-side and server-side decorations. Here's more information on this concept for improving window decorations.
3 November 2014 - DWD - 17 Comments
For those wondering about display/log-in managers for KDE's Plasma 5, KDM was dropped.
3 November 2014 - Display Managers - 11 Comments
Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell has shared that "Kubuntu Vivid", a.k.a. Ubuntu 15.05 for the Vivid Vervet, will use Plasma 5 by default.
29 October 2014 - Plasma 5 - 50 Comments
Yesterday there were "what if" articles about KDE using client-side decorations and Windows 10 components. On a serious note today, the same KDE parties involved, have proposed Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as an alternative/hybrid to client-side and server-side decorations.
26 October 2014 - CSD/SSD - 30 Comments
KDE contributor and graphics designer Ken Vermette has penned an interesting series of KDE "What if..." articles where he talks about (and has some visual mock-ups) about what KDE might look like with client-side decorations along and separately if KDE were to use Windows 10 design components.
25 October 2014 - CSDs - 32 Comments
Martin Gräßlin has shared that as of today the libinput support has been integrated into KDE's KWin Wayland code.
20 October 2014 - KWin libinput - 6 Comments
Eric Hameleers of the Slackware project isn't happy right now with how the modularized KDE Frameworks 5 with Plasma 5 development is going and for the time being will not be making "KDE5" packages for Slackware.
15 October 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 23 Comments
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