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Amarok 2.7 Fixes 470+ Bugs, 15+ New Features

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

KDE 4.10 Will Support Menu Buttons In The Title Bar

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

KDE's PackageKit-Based Apper Sees New Release

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 In KDE 4.11 Moves Along With Using XCB

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

KDE 4.10 Desktop Delayed Into February

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

KDE Releases 4.9.5 New Year Update

Version 4.9.5 of the KDE desktop was released this morning.
2 January 2013 - KDE 4.9.5

KDE's DigiKam 3.0 Still Working On Face Recognition

KDE's photo management software, DigiKam, is preparing for the final release of version 3.0. DigiKam 3.0 introduces many changes and released this weekend was the 3.0 release candidate as a preview version.
1 January 2013 - KDE Camera - 1 Comment

Rekonq 2.0 KDE Web-Browser Brings New Features

Rekonq, the lightweight KDE web-browser that's built atop WebKit, has seen its stable 2.0 release this weekend.
30 December 2012 - Rekonq - 20 Comments

KDE To Get Improved Multi-Monitor Handling

A new screen manager is being worked on for the KDE desktop to dramatically improve the multi-monitor experience by making it work "auto-magically" or at least be "super simple" to configure.
26 December 2012 - KDE Screens - 27 Comments

KDE 4.10 RC1 Released

The KDE development camp has announced the immediate availability of the first release candidate for the forthcoming KDE 4.10 release.
19 December 2012 - KDE 4.10 - 8 Comments

Amarok 2.7 Music Player Enters Beta

KDE's Amarok music player is approaching its v2.7 release. The first beta release of Amarok 2.7 is now available.
14 December 2012 - Amarok 2.7

KDE Amarok 2.7 Coming Very Soon With New Features

The first beta of KDE's Amarok 2.7 music player will be released soon and it supports statistics synchronization plus other new features.
10 December 2012 - Amarok 2.7 - 59 Comments

Trojita Is Pulled In As A KDE Project

The Trojita program is becoming part of the KDE project. Trojita is a Qt-based lightweight email application.
8 December 2012 - Trojita - 23 Comments

KDE 4.9.4 Ends Out The 4.9 Series With More Fixes

While KDE 4.10 Beta 2 was released yesterday, out today is the KDE 4.9.4 desktop update. With KDE 4.10 due in January, this is the last planned monthly point release in the 4.9.x series.
5 December 2012 - KDE SC 4.9.4 - 5 Comments

KDE 4.10 Beta 2 Brings Further Polishing

KDE 4.10 Beta 2 was released this morning as the open-source developers aim for "a rock-stable, fast and beautiful release" to happen in January.
4 December 2012 - KDE 4.10 Beta 2 - 27 Comments

Why KDE Is Great For Gaming On The Linux Desktop

Martin Gräßlin, the well known KWin developer, has written a new blog post explaining why if you're wanting to play Valve's Source Engine games or the other new native Linux games you should be using KDE Plasma.
30 November 2012 - KWin Support - 63 Comments

More Open-Source Projects Eyeing Up C++11

KDE developers are currently contemplating the idea of allowing a subset of the C++11 language to be used within the KDevelop code-base. This C++11 change would happen for the KDevelop 4.6 integrated development environment release. Reasons are shared in this article for why one should consider using C++11 code.
26 November 2012 - KDevelop C++11

KDE Ships 4.10 Beta: Better Performance, More QML

The first beta of KDE SC 4.10 was released on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.
21 November 2012 - KDE 4.10 - 8 Comments

Join In On Testing Out KDE 4.9 Tomorrow

One week after having a GNOME test day for the Fedora camp, it's time to test out KDE SC 4.9 to improve the upstream KDE desktop stack before it's found in Fedora.
14 November 2012 - Fedora Test Day - 1 Comment

KWin Moving Towards XCB, Better Performance

With the hard feature freeze for KDE 4.10 having been this past week, a number of KWin window manager improvements were merged just in time.
11 November 2012 - Improvements - 2 Comments

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