KDE Developers Are Busy Polishing Plasma 5.19

Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 16 May 2020 at 06:27 AM EDT. 19 Comments
The Plasma 5.19 beta was released this week but that's not the finish line yet and KDE developers have remained very busy polishing it up for ensuring this open-source desktop has a stellar release coming up.

KDE developer Nate Graham has published his usual weekly recap of the KDE development highlights. Among the accomplishments in recent days include:

- Konsole tabs can now be assigned colors.

- Redesigned system monitor widgets.

- The "tools" button on various keyboards will now launch the System Settings area.

- Support for GoCryptFS as an encryption back-end for Plasma Vaults.

- KMail and Kontact apps has restored Google services support.

- Many other fixes and improvements.

More details on the other KDE changes this week via Nate's blog.
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