KDE This Week Unveiled The XWaylandVideoBridge, Landed More Crash Fixes

Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 26 March 2023 at 06:08 AM EDT. 12 Comments
KDE developers remain quite busy working on Plasma 6.0 development along with preparing fixes for further Plasma 5.27 LTS point releases.

KDE developer Nate Graham is out with his usual weekly development summary to note the interesting changes to materialize this week. Among the most interesting KDE changes for this past week include:

- The new X Wayland Video Bridge project to allow screencasting native Wayland windows from XWayland apps like Discord, MS Teams, and other software.

- KDE Plasma 6.0 with Discover now will support upgrading from one major version of Fedora KDE to the next major version.

- Monitors with the same name and serial number are further visually distinguished from one another now by also showing the connector names.

- The Breeze icon theme now includes new icons for the Night Color feature.

- KDE System Settings no longer crashes when discarding changed settings on the Quick Settings page.

- Red and blue colors of the cursor are no longer swapped when screencasting with some apps.

- KDE Plasma 5.27.4 will no longer list screen resolutions that due to graphics driver issues could cause glitches or crashes.

- Other possible crash fixes.

Learn more about the KDE changes for the week on Nate's blog.
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