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KWin Getting Closer To KDE Frameworks 5 Support

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

KDE Should Be Fully Running On Wayland Next Summer

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

KDE 4.11 Gets Memory Usage Improvements

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

KDE Ships 4.11 Release Candidate

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 Coming To The Web Browser As A KDE Project

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

KDE Might Move To A Three Month Release Schedule

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

KDE 4.11 Beta 2 Is Now Available For Testing

The second beta of the KDE 4.11 Software Compilation has been released.
28 June 2013 - KDE 4.11 Beta 2 - 3 Comments

KScreen 1.0 Released For KDE Screen Management

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

KDE's KWin Made Lots Of Progress In 4.11

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

KDE 4.11 Beta Released, Works On Wayland

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

Features Baking For KDE 4.11

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

KDE 4.11 Beta Brings KWin Wayland Back-End

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

KDE Vivaldi Tablet Upgraded, Closer To Release

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 To See Speed Improvements In KDE 4.11

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

KDE 4.11 Will Be The Last Major KDE4 Workspaces Feature Release

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 Ported To OpenGL 3.1, OpenGL ES 2.0

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

Features Being Developed For KDE 4.11 Desktop

With one week to go until the soft feature freeze for KDE 4.11, there's a better idea for the features that are likely to come to the next major release of the KDE Plasma desktop.
15 May 2013 - KDE 4.11 - 17 Comments

Calligra 2.7 Beta Is Packing New Features

The Calligra open-source office/productivity suite for KDE users is nearing their 2.7 release in the next month. Today, however, the Calligra 2.7 beta was released and it's feature complete.
8 May 2013 - Calligra - 7 Comments

KDE 4.10.3 Packs 75+ Bug-Fixes

The May 2013 monthly update to the KDE desktop environment has been released.
6 May 2013 - KDE 4.10.3 - 13 Comments

Are Compositing Window Managers Lightweight?

With the recent talk about developing a lightweight KDE desktop, the KWin maintainer, Martin Gräßlin, is talking out to try to clarify whether the compositing window manager is lightweight.
1 May 2013 - Compositing - 31 Comments

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