The first release candidate to the upcoming KDE 4.14 release has shipped.
While not incorporating Plasma 5 and KDE Frameworks 5 (coming later this year will be a 4/5 mix release), the third beta to KDE 4.14 is now available.
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has provided an update regarding KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 support for Wayland as an alternative to running on an X11/X.Org Server.
Being done as part of a Google Summer of Code project this year is porting KDE's Plasma Active to their newer technology stack.
Just days after the KDE Frameworks 5 release, the KDE development community is scoring an on-time release of the new Plasma 5!
The first beta of KDE with new releases for the applications and development platform is now available for the 4.14 release cycle.
While KDE Frameworks 5 was just released this week, there's already new features and functionality sought after for future revisions of this modularized set of next-gen KDE libraries.
KDE 4.14 code is getting ready while being worked on for a December debut is a mix of KDE4 and KF5 application code.
As a follow-up to the story from earlier about KDE Frameworks 5 being due out, the official release of KF5 ended up taking place this afternoon.
KDE Frameworks 5 is due out tomorrow on 8 July.
Incorporating months of development time, KDevelop 4.7 is now in beta and comes "packed with new features, lots of bug fixes as well as many performance improvement" for this KDE integrated development environment.
The team behind the KDE Improv ARM development board that was supposed to run Mer and be a great open-source piece of hardware is no more. The developers have sent out an email to their backers that they've thrown in the towel.
For those interested in bringing their software (or helping in port open-source software) to KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt5, Aleix Pol has written a semi-detailed overview covering the general steps involved.
Using KMail and Gmail together? Some nice improvements are ahead.
One day past the third beta of KDE Frameworks 5, the second beta of the next-generation Plasma Workspace stack is now available.
Besides shipping KDE 4.13.2, the KDE development community has also released today the third beta of KDE Frameworks 5.
The latest monthly point release update to KDE 4.13 is now available.
The first beta of the upcoming Plasma Media Center 1.3 release is now available.
The Plasma Media Center software designed to fill multimedia viewing needs on KDE, is being ported to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5 as part of a Google Summer of Code project.
The next-generation KDE stack is getting some early attention and support from the Arch Linux crew.
After Kdenlive's video editing future went dark last year, it was revived and once again the future is looking bright for this open-source non-linear video editor.
At long last, digiKam 4.0.0 has been officially released. This release of the popular KDE-aligned photography management software offers up a ton of improvements.
The first beta of the next-generation Plasma Workspace desktop interface is now available.
The first monthly point release is out today for the KDE 4.13 series.
KDE Plasma Next will feature a new screen-locker to try to better protect desktop Linux users from unauthorized access.
The Debian developers working on the KDE desktop support are in need of help from interested developers, testers, and others within the community.
KDE 4.12.5 for its Application and Development Platform are now available and it also comes along with KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.11.9.
The release schedule for KDE 4.14 has been published while KDE developers are still deciding whether this will be the last Qt4-based release or if there will be a KDE 4.15. The last KDE 4.xx release though will turn into a long-term support release.
Coming out today is one of the last major KDE4 releases before the next-generation KDE stack makes its formal debut. KDE 4.13 does bring some new features worth writing home about.
Following this week's KDE Frameworks 5 Beta release is the debut of the alpha version of Plasma-Next.
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