KDE Ending Out August With Various Fixes & Other Enhancements
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 25 August 2019 at 07:28 AM EDT. 27 Comments
KDE --
As the end of the summer nears and KDE's Akademy conference approaches, development is busy as ever on this open-source desktop environment.

Some of the KDE development highlights for the past week include:

- The Kate text editor's search-and-replace regular expression matching now has an integrated regex builder/helper.

- Fixes around KDE System Settings' management of GTK configuration files that should address bad font rendering and other problems.

- Spectacle's rectangular region mode now works properly on Wayland multi-screen setups.

- Various crash fixes to different applications.

- A UI overhaul to the KDE Information Center's Energy page.

More details on this week's KDE activities via this blog post by developer Nate Graham.

Coming up from 7 to 13 September in Milan, Italy meanwhile is the annual Akademy KDE developer conference.
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