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The Modularization Of KDE Frameworks 5

For those curious how the KDE libraries are going to be modularized by KDE Frameworks 5, there's a new article at KDE.org covering the changes.
25 September 2013 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 21 Comments

Video: The State of KDE Frameworks 5, Plasma 2

For those curious about the state of KDE Frameworks 5 and the Plasma 2 desktop interface, KDE developer Sebastian Kügler has posted a video of the current state of this new KDE code that's expected to stabilize in 2014.
11 September 2013 - KDE 5 State - 15 Comments

New KDE Plasma NM Sees Its First Release

Plasma NM 0.9.3.0 is a new KDE Plasma applet for NetworkManager in managing network connections and is written in QML/C++. This new version replaces the older widget-based NetworkManagement applet for the KDE desktop.
11 September 2013 - Plasma NM 0.9.3.0 - 41 Comments

KDE's Plasma Active 4 Is Now Ready

Plasma Active, the version of the KDE interface for consumer electronics like tablets and powered by Mer Core, is now up to version four.
5 September 2013 - Plasma Active

KDE Devises New Release Plan, Frameworks 5 Ahead

With the release of KDE Frameworks 5 expected in 2014 and other fundamental changes happening within the KDE development community, the release schedule/process is changing quite a lot.
4 September 2013 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 49 Comments

KDE 4.11.1 Release Brings 70+ Fixes

KDE SC 4.11.1 has been released as the first monthly stable point release update to the KDE 4.11 Software Compilation.
3 September 2013 - Bug-Fixes - 10 Comments

KDE 4.12 Planned For Mid-December Release

The KDE Software Compilation 4.12 release schedule has now been finalized with a plan to put out the KDE 4.12 release on the 18th of December.
20 August 2013 - Release Schedule - 8 Comments

KDE Plasma Media Center 1.1 Integrates YouTube & More

One week after the release of KDE Software Compilation 4.11, Plasma Media Center 1.1 has been officially released. With this updated KDE multimedia interface comes YouTube integration, improvements to ease of use, and much more.
20 August 2013 - Plasma Media Center - 10 Comments

Amarok 2.8 Plays Opus Audio, ASX Playlists

Joining in on the KDE 4.11 release fun this week is the Amarok 2.8 multimedia player release.
16 August 2013 - Amarok 2.8 - 18 Comments

Blue Systems Seeks To Speed Up KF5 Development

For speeding up the development of KDE Frameworks 5, developers at Blue Systems are near exclusively focusing upon the development of these frameworks for the next three months.
14 August 2013 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 9 Comments

KDE 4.11 Released With Its Early KWin Wayland Code

KDE Software Compilation 4.11 has been released as its six-month update to the KDE desktop environment stack. With KDE 4.11 comes many exciting changes ahead of the KDE Frameworks 5 transition.
14 August 2013 - KDE Software Compilation 4.11 - 33 Comments

KDE Plasma Media Center 1.1 Up To RC Stage

The first release candidate for KDE's Plasma Media Center 1.1 release is now available. Plasma Media Center supports viewing photographs, watching movies, and listening to music from one central KDE component.
11 August 2013 - Plasma Media Center - 3 Comments

Calligra 2.7 Office Suite Released, Has New Toolbox

For those into open-source office suites outside of LibreOffice/OpenOffice, Calligra 2.7 has been released. With the release of Calligra 2.7 comes many updates to all of its components.
2 August 2013 - Calligra 2.7 Suite

Plasma Media Center 1.1 Goes Into Beta

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

You Can Now Try KDE Frameworks 5 On Kubuntu

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

KDE's Task Manager Is Much Improved In KDE 4.11

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

KDE's KStars Working On OpenCL Support

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

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

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