Arch Linux Is Dropping The KDE 4 Desktop

Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 12 December 2015 at 07:27 AM EST. 22 Comments
KDE --
Arch Linux developers have begun phasing out the KDE 4 desktop.

With the KDE 4 stack effectively being unmaintained now and the newly-released Plasma 5.5 being in good shape stability wise, Arch packagers are dropping Plasma 4 and related KDE 4 code. They recommend any remaining KDE 4 users to upgrade as soon as possible or switch to a maintained desktop.

More details can be found via the announcement at and upgrade information is available via the Arch Wiki>
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