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At the end of February, Sessionk was announced, a new component that's capable of allowing the KDE Plasma desktop to start-up a heck of a lot faster.
9 March 2013 - Sessionk - 36 Comments
While Mark Shuttleworth seems to think that KDE/KWin will end up running on the Mir Display Server, even though the KWin maintainer has already said he won't accept any patches even if they are written, the display server / compositing manager battles continue.
8 March 2013 - KWin Mir - 89 Comments
The first monthly point release for the month-old KDE SC 4.10 is now available
5 March 2013 - KDE 4.10.1 - 12 Comments
Rekonq, the lightweight KDE web-browser that's written using the WebKit rendering back-end, is up to version 2.2.
28 February 2013 - Rekonq 2.2
Last month I wrote about SDDM, the Simple Display Desktop Manager, that's a lightweight QML-based display manager. SDDM is still very lightweight, but its feature-list continues to grow as it becomes a more viable alternative to the likes of GDM, LightDM, and KDM.
17 February 2013 - SDDM - 5 Comments
If you're curious about loading up the KDE Plasma Active desktop on your Google Nexus 7, here's the state of KDE in the mobile space.
16 February 2013 - KDE Plasma Active - 27 Comments
Well known KDE developer Aaron Seigo has come out criticizing the Ubuntu Phone project, which has a developer preview coming out next week. He was quick to criticize the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview and feels that free software developers and users interested in this project are "being duped" by Canonical.
16 February 2013 - KDE Siego - 39 Comments
Martin Gräßlin, the well known maintainer of KDE's KWin window manager, has shared that when ported to Wayland the KDE window manager will be using server-side decorations. It's commonly represented that Wayland requires client-side decorations, but this isn't entirely the case.
7 February 2013 - KWin - 49 Comments
KDE 4.10 was officially released today as the latest bi-annual update to this popular open-source project with the Plasma desktop shell at its core.
5 February 2013 - KDE 4.10 - 113 Comments
Nepomuk has undergone a number of exciting improvements for this social semantic desktop searchable framework with the new features being christened in KDE 4.10.
1 February 2013 - Nepomuk - 74 Comments
Aaron Seigo wrote this morning about some of what's happening next for KDE's Plasma Active, which reveals some interesting future endeavours.
29 January 2013 - Plasma Active - 11 Comments
Less than one month after the release of the Rekonq 2.0 web-browser for the KDE desktop as an alternative to Konqueror, Rekonq 2.1 has surfaced and it brings more features to this open-source WebKit-powered project.
27 January 2013 - Rekonq 2.1 - 16 Comments
KScreen, the new way of managing monitors/outputs on Linux when running the KDE Plasma desktop, saw its first alpha release this weekend.
27 January 2013 - KScreen - 5 Comments
A bug that has been present in the KDE Libraries for the past decade has finally been fixed.
19 January 2013 - 10 Year Old Bug - 44 Comments
A Phoronix reader has announced his work on SDDM within the Phoronix Forums this weekend. SDDM is a very lightweight display management that takes advantage of Qt's QML.
19 January 2013 - SDDM - 15 Comments
KDE's Amarok 2.7 music player was released on Friday. This major release to Amarok addresses more than 470 bugs while taking care of 15 feature requests and numerous other ideas to the open-source music player.
18 January 2013 - Features - 12 Comments
A number of interesting features have been merged into KDE's KWin compositing window manager for the next KDE release. One of the features just added is support for merging the menu buttons into the menu/title bar, in order to save vertical screen real estate.
14 January 2013 - KDE 4.10 Features - 14 Comments
Apper, formerly known as KPackageKit, has been updated to support the latest PackageKit advancements for Linux package management on the KDE desktop.
8 January 2013 - KDE Apper - 1 Comment
KWin, KDE's window manager, in version 4.11 is moving along with being ported to using XCB rather than Xlib.
7 January 2013 - KWin XCB - 9 Comments
With today's release of KDE 4.9.5 as the latest monthly point release, it's been decided to delay the KDE 4.10 release. Due to last minute changes, an additional 4.10 release candidate has been deemed necessary and as a result the final version is being pushed back into February.
2 January 2013 - KDE 4.10 - 89 Comments
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