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KDE News Archives

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

Improv: An Open ARM Development Board Running Mer

After dabbling with a KDE Plasma Active Tablet, Aaron Siego has announced today Make Play Live's first product as the Improv. The Improv is an open-source ARM development board that runs Mer OS and is compatible with Wayland.
25 November 2013 - Aaron Siego's Project - 8 Comments

KDE Applications Get Further Fixes In 4.12 Beta 3

The third beta of KDE 4.12 was released this week, but for those that missed the news only really are the 4.12 apps being improved in this next KDE desktop release.
24 November 2013 - KDE 4.12 Beta 3

KDE's Kdenlive Video Editor Has Gone Dark

While there's many Kdenlive fans out there for the KDE-focused open-source video editor, it seems new development efforts around the project have ceased.
24 November 2013 - Kdenlive - 46 Comments

KDE Plasma Media Center 1.2 Beta Has New Features

Plasma Media Center, the KDE project to slowly take on the likes of XBMC and provide a nice user-interface for multimedia tasks atop the KDE experience, is up to version 1.2 beta. The 1.2 beta release of Plasma Media Center is packing a number of new features.
21 November 2013 - KDE Plasma Media Center - 9 Comments

KDE Puts Out 4.12 Beta 2 Applications, Platform

In readying KDE 4.12 for release next month, the second beta of the KDE 4.12 applications and platform packages are now available for early adopters and those testing this leading desktop environment.
14 November 2013 - KDE 4.12 Beta 2 - 4 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5 Experience Will Be Stable Next Summer

Sebastian Kügler has provided an update concerning the state of running the Plasma Desktop running on top of Qt 5 and KDE Frameworks 5. A "tech preview" is still aimed for next month while a stable release for end-users is likely on the table for next summer.
14 November 2013 - KDE Frameworks 5

KWin 5 Is Now "Stable" With Good Functionality

The KDE KWin maintainer, Martin Gräßlin, has announced today that the KWin 5 code is in good shape, he's using it for day-to-day use, and will now begin accepting bug reports on the window manager that supports Qt5.
13 November 2013 - KWin 5 Development - 12 Comments

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