KDE Saw More Wayland Fixes This Week, Other Changes
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 20 March 2021 at 05:55 AM EDT. 58 Comments
KDE --
As we get ready for spring, KDE developers continue polishing up their Wayland support for the Plasma 5.22 cycle.

It's been another busy week in KDE land especially on the Wayland/XWayland front while other areas of the free desktop stack have also been enjoying improvements. Some of the noteworthy KDE improvements this past week include:

- KDE Connect now supports replying to text messages from within the Plasma notification itself.

- The audio volume applet with the applications tab will now show what audio output device a given application is outputting to when hovering over the application name.

- KDE Partition Manager now reports the SMART status for all disks.

- Okular now behaves correctly for multi-monitor systems with different scaling factors.

- Pasting saved Klipper text into GTK applications under a KDE Plasma session now works.

- XWayland now responds immediately to fractional scaling factor changes rather than the current behavior of first needing a system restart.

More details on this week's KDE improvements via this summary by KDE developer Nate Graham.
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