Some Of The Features Coming To KDE Plasma 5.5

Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 11 October 2015 at 11:36 AM EDT. 11 Comments
Kai Uwe has written a blog post about some of the new features coming to the KDE Plasma 5.5 desktop.

While KDE developers are increasingly working on their Plasma mobile plans, there still are new changes coming to the KDE desktop. For the upcoming Plasma 5.5 release, there is going to be improvements to the user-switcher including a new prompt and new plasmoid, the KDE Color Picker plasmoid has returned, the Solid Device Auto Mounter has also been restored, and there are other plasmoid improvements and smaller changes throughout.

More details and screenshots via this blog post.

Plasma 5.5 is currently planned for release on 8 December while the 5.5 beta is expected in mid-November.
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