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KDE Plasma Mobile Drops Halium Support In Favor Of Open Devices

Project Halium for the past several years has allowed various Linux distributions to build atop the likes of libhybris and other abstractions for running on hardware with Android pre-installed. This abstraction layer has been popular from KDE Plasma Mobile to UBports to Sailfish OS while now Plasma Mobile is discontinuing their support.

14 December 2020 - Plasma Mobile - 6 Comments
KDE's Development Focus Ahead Of The Holidays Has Been About Better Usability

KDE developer Nate Graham is out with his weekly development summary highlighting the desktop project's changes for the week. WebRTC support with the screencast code in Plasma now works on Wayland, but the Plasma Wayland changes are lighter than we've seen in recent weeks. Instead the emphasis this week seems to have been on enhancing KDE's usability.

12 December 2020 - KDE Enhancements - 14 Comments
More KDE Wayland Fixes Heading Into Plasma 5.20.1

This week marked the release of Plasma 5.20 while KDE developers continue working towards not only Plasma 5.21 as the next desktop feature release but also providing fixes for next month's Plasma 5.20.1 release and the growing collection of KDE applications.

17 October 2020 - More Wayland Fixes - 26 Comments
Systemd Startup For KDE Plasma 5.21 Has Helped Uncover Bugs, Other Improvements

While Plasma 5.20 isn't shipping until later this month, already for Plasma 5.21 down the pipe is a big change and that is the optional support for systemd starting up of the Plasma session. This can lead to faster startup/load times and other improvements while even the process of bringing up the systemd support helped uncover other KDE bugs.

1 October 2020 - Optional Systemd - 30 Comments

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