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KDE Developer Works On Mesa OpenGL 4.4 Feature

Mesa contributor and KDE developer Fredrik Höglund has been working on support within Mesa for GL_ARB_multi_bind. This OpenGL 4.4 extension is implemented across eighteen patches and Fredrik hopes to land the support next week.
22 January 2014 - GL_ARB_multi_bind - 2 Comments

digiKam 4.0 Is Closer To Being Released

Developers behind the digiKam digital camera software for KDE continue piling on new features for the digiKam 4.0 release. The second beta of digiKam 4.0 is now available.
15 January 2014 - digiKam 4.0

KDE 4.12.1 Applications & Platforms Updated

KDE developers have unleashed their first monthly stable point release in the KDE 4.12 series that contains the latest applications and platform work in the pre-Qt5 pre-Frameworks5 world.
15 January 2014 - KDE 4.12.1 - 8 Comments

KDE 4.11.5 Carries A Bunch Of Bug-Fixes

On the same day as announcing the tech preview for KDE Frameworks 5, the fifth point release to KDE 4.11 is now available.
7 January 2014 - KDE 4.11.5

KDE Frameworks 5 Tech Preview Released

After last month having a KDE Plasma 2 Technology Preview, today is marked by an official tech preview release of KDE Frameworks 5.
7 January 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 45 Comments

KDE On Wayland To Be Focus For Next Few Months

KDE on Wayland should get much love in 2014.
30 December 2013 - KDE Wayland

Kdenlive's Video Editing Future Has Been Revived

Last month I wrote how the Kdenlive project had gone dark after the KDE video editing software's leader had gone missing. Fortunately, the maintainer is alive and well and there's renewed hope for new developments within Kdenlive.
21 December 2013 - KDE Kdenlive - 6 Comments

KDE Plasma 2 Technology Preview Released

The KDE development community has put out the first official technology preview of the upcoming Plasma 2 user-interface.
20 December 2013 - KDE Plasma 2 - 15 Comments

KDE 4.12 Applications & Development Platform Released

The KDE Applications and Development Platform have been released for their 4.12 version while Plasma Workspaces and the KDE Platform remain locked-in to their 4.11 state.
18 December 2013 - KDE 4.12 - 4 Comments

KDE digiKam 4.0 Beta Released

KDE's digiKam software for managing digital camera images is finally up to version 4.0, albeit in beta form. The digiKam 4.0 Beta brings new features and lands a lot of the GSoC 2013 changes.
13 December 2013 - KDE digiKam - 2 Comments

OwnCloud 6 Has New Design, File Previews

The ownCloud software for running your own private cloud server for storing files is up to version 6. With ownCloud 6 comes some very exciting features for this open-source private cloud software.
11 December 2013 - ownCloud 6 - 5 Comments

KDevelop 4.6 Improves Its UI, GDB Support, PHP

KDevelop 4.6.0 was released on Monday as the latest version of the KDE-focused integrated development environment.
10 December 2013 - KDevelop 4.6.0 - 3 Comments

Calligra 2.8 Enters Beta With Many New Features

The KDE Calligra fork of KOffice is eyeing its 2.8 release and with it will come several new features. Calligra 2.8 final is expected in January but out today is the first beta.
8 December 2013 - KDE Calligra 2.8 - 2 Comments

KDE's Plasma Media Center 1.2 Now In RC Form

The first release candidate to KDE's Plasma Media Center 1.2 is now available.
6 December 2013 - KDE Plasma Media Center 1.2 RC

KDE 4.11.4 Packs In 65+ Bug-Fixes

The latest KDE monthly stable release update is now available and corrects more than five dozen bugs in the open-source desktop software.
3 December 2013 - KDE 4.11.4 - 1 Comment

It's Now Even Easier Trying Out KDE Frameworks 5

Since the advent of Project Neon it's been made very easy to try out KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 2 for Kubuntu Linux users, however, it's now even easier.
3 December 2013 - Project Neon ISOs - 4 Comments

KDE's Painting/Image Program Now Uses OpenGL 3.0

Krita is KDE's painting and image editing program that soon will see its v2.8 release. With this next Krita release there is new usage of OpenGL 3.x within the open-source program. Under the high quality filtering mode, OpenGL 3.0 is now used for delivering a superior painting/imaging experience.
29 November 2013 - KDE Krita 2.8 - 12 Comments

KWrite Ported To KDE Frameworks 5

For those early adopters of the Plasma 2 interface and KDE Frameworks 5, KWrite is the latest KDE application to be ported over to the next-generation KDE stack.
28 November 2013 - KWrite KF5

Using KWin To Power Other Non-KDE Linux Desktops

For those interested in ditching Compiz or other window managers in favor of KDE's KWin, it is actually possible to do so and use KWin on your favorite non-KDE desktop.
27 November 2013 - KWin Window Manager - 15 Comments

OpenGL Changes In KDE's KWin 5 Window Manager

Martin Gräßlin, KDE's Kwin maintainer, has shared some new OpenGL implications due to changes made in the KWin 5 window manager due to relying on Qt5 with Qt Quick 2.
26 November 2013 - KWin5 GL - 7 Comments

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