For KDE Ubuntu users wanting to run the latest upstream KDE software components without switching over to the 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" development repository, backports of the new packages have taken place for Kubuntu 15.10.
KDE Plasma 5.5.4 was released today as a bug-fix update to Plasma 5.5 as released in December. With this new point release there are fixes primarily for multi-screen users receiving notifications.
While Google's annual Summer of Code has been done for several months now, the KDE project published this weekend their final overview of all the progress that was made this past summer by these promising student developers.
The release of Krita 3.0 is coming closer with this weekend's release of a pre-alpha snapshot.
Version 2.0 of the KDE Partition Manager has been released.
While Plasma 5.5 was just released last month with many improvements and appears to be in great shape -- as outlined by Ken Vermette's big review of Plasma 5.5 -- even more great stuff is coming for Plasma 5.6.
KDE Frameworks 5.18.0 was released this weekend with the latest add-on components for complementing Qt 5.
While the KDE Akonadi PIM storage service has been criticized as being slow, among other complaints, it's continuing to be developed and improved upon in the Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5 world.
The KDE development team has announced their first Plasma 5 update of 2016.
As some more exciting news today in the KDE Wayland space besides the server-side decoration support is the release of the first KDE Plasma Wayland Live DVD/USB image.
KDE's Martin Gräßlin has announced a Christmas present to everyone looking forward to KDE on Wayland: support for server-side decorations.
KDE Applications 15.12 was officially released today as the last major KDE component update for 2015.
While many Linux distributions are in the process of stopping to support the KDE Plasma 4 desktop, FreeBSD isn't yet ready to make the move to the "KDE 5" packages.
Since last month Krita 2.9 Animation Edition has been in beta as the version of this KDE drawing program that supports animations and uses OpenGL 3 on the GPU for rendering. The second beta of it is now available.
Arch Linux developers have begun phasing out the KDE 4 desktop.
For those curious what KDE's Kdenlive non-linear video editor 15.12 update will bring when released next week, here's a look.
KDE developer Martin Gräßlin has laid out an idea for shifting games from running within desktop environments to instead their own Wayland server, or taking it even lower to having games interact directly with kernel mode-setting and input received via libinput.
KDE Plasma 5.5 has been officially released!
The second beta release of the major digiKam 5.0 overhaul is now ready for testing.
The KDE community has today announced the release candidate for KDE Applications 15.12.
New mock-ups of the KDE Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) for mobile devices are now available.
It's been a year and a half since the original KDE Frameworks 5 release and more KDE applications continue to be ported over to this modern framework alongside Qt5. The latest to be ported over is KTorrent.
Sebastian Kügler's latest KDE Wayland work has led him to discover that KScreen is now working on Wayland.
KDE developer Kai Uwe has written a blog post how he's working on a KDE Plasma setup to resemble Microsoft's Windows 8 "Metro" interface.
Following a successful Kickstarter campaign where the KDE-aligned Krita program raised €30,520, the first beta of Krita 2.9 Animation Edition is now available.
Just one day after the KDE Plasma 5.5 Beta is now the beta release of KDE Applications 15.12.
The beta was released today for KDE's Plasma 5.5 in preparation for the official update due out in December.
Bhushan Shah has shared the recent work he's been doing on KDE's KWin to have proper screenlocker integration on Wayland.
The KDE community has announced the release of Frameworks 5.16.0 as more than 60 add-on libraries to Qt.
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has been blogging about KDE Plasma on Wayland lately and some of the ongoing work. Today he shared some interesting performance numbers.
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