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KDE Plasma 5.1.1 Release Brings A Month's Worth Of Fixes

KDE Plasma 5.1.1 is the November update to the next-gen Plasma desktop stack.
12 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 3 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.4 Officially Released

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 Plasma 5 Has Big Plans For 2015

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

More Information On The KDE Dynamic Window Decoration Plans

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

SDDM Is The Recommended Display Manager Of KDE Plasma 5

For those wondering about display/log-in managers for KDE's Plasma 5, KDM was dropped.
3 November 2014 - Display Managers - 11 Comments

Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use KDE's Plasma 5 By Default

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

KDE Developers Come Up With DWD Window Decoration Concept

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 With Theoretical Client-Side Decorations, Windows 10 Influence

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

KDE's KWin On Wayland Begins Using Libinput

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

Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development

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

KDE Releases Plasma 5.1

As the first update to Plasma 5, the KDE community has today officially announced the release of Plasma 5.1.
15 October 2014 - Plasma 5.1 - 3 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.3 Brings Many Small But Notable Fixes

The third monthly point release to the KDE Frameworks 5 stack is now available.
7 October 2014 - KF5.3

The Maui Project Switches To KDE Frameworks 5

The Maui Project that's been focusing on a Wayland desktop, their own Wayland compositor, and other tasks has decided to adopt the KDE Frameworks 5.
4 October 2014 - Maui KF5 - 8 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.1 Now In Beta

The beta for KDE Plasma 5's second release is now available ahead of its planned launch in October.
30 September 2014 - Plasma 5.1 - 30 Comments

KDE Applications 14.12 Release Schedule Published

KDE Applications 14.12 has a release date.
25 September 2014 - KDE Applications 14.12 - 13 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.2.0 Released

On Friday the second update to KDE Frameworks 5 was released.
14 September 2014 - KF5.2 - 1 Comment

KDevelop 4.7 Has Changes For Cross-Compiling, Bzr Support & More

Developers behind the KDevelop integrated development environment have released their final major update prior to focusing their resources on KDevelop 5 that will be built atop Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
13 September 2014 - KDevelop 4.7 - 4 Comments

Plasma Active Is Mostly Ported To KDE Frameworks 5

With this year's Google Summer of Code over, Antonis Tsiapaliokas shared a status update concerning the state of KDE's Plasma Active being ported to KF5.
27 August 2014 - KF5 Plasma Active - 4 Comments

KDE's KWin On Wayland Is Progressing For 5.1 Release

Martin Gräßlin shared that work on KDE's KWin window manager for supporting Wayland is back to happening at full-speed.
25 August 2014 - KWin 5.1 - 25 Comments

KDE Software Compilation 4.14 Released

The KDE Applications stack has been updated for KDE 4.,14 while the Plasma Workspaces and Development Platform are transitioning to Plasma 5 and Frameworks 5.
20 August 2014 - KDE 4.14

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