KDE Frameworks 5.56 Brings Another Month Worth Of Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 9 March 2019 at 09:53 AM EST. 2 Comments
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KDE Frameworks 5.56.0 is out as the latest monthly update to this collection of add-on libraries complementing Qt5.

Some of the highlights for KDE Frameworks 5.56 includes:

- Many fixes/improvements to Baloo.

- Various new Breeze icons.

- KCodecs has been mitigated against CVE-2013-0779 that could lead to arbitrary code execution or denial of service.

- KFileMetaData now has an extractor for AppImage files, improvements to its FFmpeg extractor, and other improvements.

- KIO's KRun now has support for portals.

- Many improvements to the Kirigami framework.

- KTextEditor has completion improvements, the ability to show all spaces in a document, and other improvements.

- KWayland has support for pointer moves with absolute coordinates in its FakeInput code and various protocol additions/corrections.

- The syntax highlighting helpers has updated Octave support and improved TypeScript/React.

More details via this morning's announcement on KDE.org.
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