KDE Frameworks 5.40 Brings Kirigami Improvements, Wayland Foreign Protocol

Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 12 November 2017 at 11:09 AM EST. Add A Comment
The KDE camp this weekend has released KDE Frameworks 5.40 as their latest feature update to this collection of add-on libraries complementing Qt5.

Some of the KDE Frameworks 5.40 highlights include:

- A variety of improvements to Kirigami as KDE's lightweight user interface framework designed with convergence in mind. The updated Kirigami has various element changes, allowing applications to be "somewhat convergent on a desktop-y system", and more.

- KWayland adds support for the Wayland Foreign Protocol. The XDG Foreign protocol is about making it possible to reference surfaces belonging to another client.

- KWindowSystem now supports Flatpak platform.

- KXMLGUI now uses HTTPS for KDE URLs.

And many other changes to the 70+ libraries. All the details at KDE.org.
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