KDE News Archives
Plasma Media Center 1.1, the second release to this KDE multimedia project providing a nice shell for multimedia needs, is now available in beta form. Plasma Media Center 1.1 is set to bring several new features to this KDE component for music and video playback.
1 August 2013 - New Features
Through the new Project Neon initiative, daily builds of the next-generation KDE stack -- KDE Frameworks 5 -- can be easily installed via Debian packages for Kubuntu.
31 July 2013 - Project Neon - 1 Comment
The task manager for the KDE Plasma desktop is much-improved in the upcoming KDE 4.11 release with some parts of it being rewritten from scratch to address longstanding issues while other improvements are making it ready for QML.
29 July 2013 - KDE Plasma Task Manager - 6 Comments
As part of this year's Google Summer of Code, the KStars program is gaining support for OpenCL acceleration.
27 July 2013 - KStarts OpenCL - 3 Comments
Martin Gräßlin took a break from his KWin Wayland enablement work to instead temporarily focus on getting the KDE window manager up and running with Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
25 July 2013 - KWin KF5 - 2 Comments
While KDE's KWin has experimental Wayland support in KDE 4.11, it won't be until about one year from now where the Wayland support for the KDE desktop is fully baked and offered in a release form. The wait should be worth it though with the exciting KDE Plasma Workspaces 2 and KDE Frameworks 5.
22 July 2013 - KDE Plasma Workspaces 2 - 50 Comments
Thanks in part to a computer hardware retailer being closed, KDE 4.11 (and KDE 4.12) will offer improved system memory usage.
18 July 2013 - KDE SC 4.11 - 28 Comments
The first release candidate of the KDE 4.11 desktop is now available for widespread testing.
17 July 2013 - KDE 4.11 - 31 Comments
QML, the declarative language for designing UI-centric applications as part of Qt Quick, will also work for web-site design as part of a new KDE project.
11 July 2013 - QMLWeb - 3 Comments
The KDE project is currently evaluating a proposal to move from a six month release cycle for major releases to future releases coming every three months.
9 July 2013 - KDE SC 4.12 And Beyond - 36 Comments
The second beta of the KDE 4.11 Software Compilation has been released.
28 June 2013 - KDE 4.11 Beta 2 - 3 Comments
Version 1.0 of the KScreen System Settings Module has been released for easy yet powerful RandR-based screen management from the KDE desktop.
21 June 2013 - KScreen 1.0 - 7 Comments
We have already known about KDE/KWin 4.11 bringing early Wayland support and other new features. We now have a better idea for the other features to be found with the KWin window manager in the upcoming KDE 4.11 release.
18 June 2013 - KWin 4.11 - 2 Comments
The first beta of the forthcoming KDE 4.11 Software Compilation is now available. KDE 4.11 features greater use of Qt Quick in Plasma Workspaces, KWin supports creating OpenGL 3.1 Core contexts, and KWin is beginning to work on Wayland.
14 June 2013 - KDE 4.11 - 13 Comments
The KDE 4.11 Beta is due out anytime now and so with that here's a look at some of the features you can expect from this major KDE4 update.
12 June 2013 - KDE 4.11 Beta - 32 Comments
With this week's release of KDE 4.11 Beta 1, the KWin window manager now has an experimental Wayland back-end.
11 June 2013 - KDE 4.11 - 6 Comments
The KDE Vivaldi Tablet, which has been a project led by Aaron Seigo for having a Linux-friendly tablet powered by Plasma Active and Mer Core, is finally getting closer to hopefully seeing the light of day.
30 May 2013 - KDE Vivaldi Tablet - 15 Comments
Nepomuk, the social semantic desktop search component used by KDE as well as GNOME through Zeitgeist, is a whole lot faster in conjunction with KDE 4.11.
29 May 2013 - KDE Nepomuk - 20 Comments
For those that didn't hear already, KDE 4.11 will be the last Plasma Workspaces feature release in the KDE4 series and this upcoming version will be maintained for a period of two years.
23 May 2013 - KDE 4.11 Long-Term - 21 Comments
KDE's Krita painting application back in the day was one of the first to support an OpenGL-accelerated canvas. After their GL support fell behind, it's now been brought up to speed by porting their graphics rendering code-paths to supporting an OpenGL 3.1 Core Profile and OpenGL ES 2.0.
16 May 2013 - Krita GL - 33 Comments
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