KDE's Krita graphics editing / digital painting program is now in beta for its upcoming v2.9 series.
Version 5.5 of the KDE Frameworks is out in time for the holidays.
KWayland was introduced last month with the KDE Plasma 5.1 release but it lacked the server-side code. With the upcoming release of Plasma 5.2, that will change with the server component to KWayland having been merged.
Version 4.5 of KDE's digital camera management software, digiKam, has been released.
KDE Plasma 5.1.1 is the November update to the next-gen Plasma desktop stack.
The latest monthly update to the KDE Frameworks libraries are now available. KDE Frameworks 5.4 continues adding on new functionality and fixes to these KDE add-on components used to form the next-generation KDE desktop experience.
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has written a lengthy blog post about some of the items that developers will hopefully accomplish in 2015 for Plasma 5.
Published last month were the plans by KDE developers to create Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as a hybrid between client-side and server-side decorations. Here's more information on this concept for improving window decorations.
For those wondering about display/log-in managers for KDE's Plasma 5, KDM was dropped.
Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell has shared that "Kubuntu Vivid", a.k.a. Ubuntu 15.05 for the Vivid Vervet, will use Plasma 5 by default.
Yesterday there were "what if" articles about KDE using client-side decorations and Windows 10 components. On a serious note today, the same KDE parties involved, have proposed Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as an alternative/hybrid to client-side and server-side decorations.
KDE contributor and graphics designer Ken Vermette has penned an interesting series of KDE "What if..." articles where he talks about (and has some visual mock-ups) about what KDE might look like with client-side decorations along and separately if KDE were to use Windows 10 design components.
Martin Gräßlin has shared that as of today the libinput support has been integrated into KDE's KWin Wayland code.
Eric Hameleers of the Slackware project isn't happy right now with how the modularized KDE Frameworks 5 with Plasma 5 development is going and for the time being will not be making "KDE5" packages for Slackware.
As the first update to Plasma 5, the KDE community has today officially announced the release of Plasma 5.1.
The third monthly point release to the KDE Frameworks 5 stack is now available.
The Maui Project that's been focusing on a Wayland desktop, their own Wayland compositor, and other tasks has decided to adopt the KDE Frameworks 5.
The beta for KDE Plasma 5's second release is now available ahead of its planned launch in October.
KDE Applications 14.12 has a release date.
On Friday the second update to KDE Frameworks 5 was released.
Developers behind the KDevelop integrated development environment have released their final major update prior to focusing their resources on KDevelop 5 that will be built atop Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
With this year's Google Summer of Code over, Antonis Tsiapaliokas shared a status update concerning the state of KDE's Plasma Active being ported to KF5.
Martin Gräßlin shared that work on KDE's KWin window manager for supporting Wayland is back to happening at full-speed.
The KDE Applications stack has been updated for KDE 4.,14 while the Plasma Workspaces and Development Platform are transitioning to Plasma 5 and Frameworks 5.
KDE's Konqueror web-browser is in need of a new maintainer and for some love to port it to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
KDE has shipped their first update to KDE Frameworks 5.
The first release candidate to the upcoming KDE 4.14 release has shipped.
While not incorporating Plasma 5 and KDE Frameworks 5 (coming later this year will be a 4/5 mix release), the third beta to KDE 4.14 is now available.
KDE's Sebastian Kügler has provided an update regarding KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 support for Wayland as an alternative to running on an X11/X.Org Server.
Being done as part of a Google Summer of Code project this year is porting KDE's Plasma Active to their newer technology stack.
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