Plasma 5

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Plasma 5 Articles & Reviews

Ubuntu 17.04 Gaming Performance: Budgie vs. GNOME vs....   Operating Systems   14 Apr 2017
Trying Out The Modern Linux Desktops With 4 Monitors +...   Monitors   30 Mar 2015
KDE Plasma 5.5 Has Evolved Well Beyond Where Plasma 4...   Software   08 Jan 2016
Intel Graphics On Ubuntu: GNOME vs. KDE vs. Xfce vs....   Software   21 Jan 2018
KDE vs. GNOME, X.Org vs. Wayland Radeon Linux Gaming...   Linux Gaming   12 May 2018
Kubuntu 15.04 Is Turning Out Quite Nice, Good Way To...   Operating Systems   25 Feb 2015
Fedora 22 KDE Delivers A Great Plasma 5 Experience   Operating Systems   07 Jun 2015
RadeonSI Benchmarks On Budgie, GNOME Shell, KDE Plasma...   Linux Gaming   18 Nov 2016

Plasma 5 Linux News

Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road   KDE   26 Jun 2015
The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 22   Fedora   26 Feb 2015
Fedora KDE Takes A Blow; Fedora 23 KDE Spin Is...   Fedora   30 Oct 2015
SDDM Is The Recommended Display Manager Of KDE Plasma...   KDE   03 Nov 2014
GNOME Shell vs. KDE Plasma Graphics Tests On Wayland...   SUSE   25 Feb 2018
"Why Linux Is Still Not Ready For The...   Operating Systems   12 Mar 2015
Arch-Based Manjaro 19.0 Released With Flagship Edition...   Operating Systems   25 Feb 2020
Ubuntu 17.10 Final Beta Is Ready For Testing   Ubuntu   29 Sep 2017
How To Make Use Of Wayland Screen Sharing With...   Wayland   04 Jul 2018
It Was Five Years Ago Since Ubuntu Thought They Would...   Wayland   06 Nov 2015
KDE Plasma 5.12 Pushing For "An Awesome Release...   KDE   11 Oct 2017
KDE Plasma Getting Chrome Integration, Followed By...   KDE   27 Apr 2017
NVIDIA Lands Fix To Avoid High CPU Usage When Using...   KDE   26 Mar 2019
Years After Wayland 1.0, Will 2016 Be The Year Of The...   Wayland   25 Oct 2015
Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" Beta Released   Ubuntu   31 Aug 2017
A Bug In The Intel Linux Graphics Driver Is Causing...   Intel   05 Aug 2015
KDE Plasma 5 Stack Should Now Be In Good Shape For...   BSD   03 May 2018
KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Reaches Beta With Much Better GTK...   KDE   16 Jan 2020
Kubuntu Developers Planning Improvements For 16.04...   KDE   04 Nov 2015
KDE Plasma 5.13 Getting GTK Global Menu Support   KDE   09 Mar 2018
There's Now A KDE-Branded Laptop Running Neon With...   KDE   26 Jan 2017
KDE Plasma 5.18 Seeing More Last Minute Work To Make...   KDE   19 Jan 2020
NVIDIA EGLStreams Support Merged Into KWin For KDE...   KDE   15 Apr 2019
GNOME vs. KDE: The Top Linux Desktop News Of 2016   Desktop   28 Dec 2016
Ubuntu 21.04 Will Try To Use Wayland By Default   Ubuntu   28 Jan 2021
Linspire 8.7 Trying To Lure Windows Users With Switch...   Operating Systems   04 Mar 2020
KDE's KWin Just Became A Proper Wayland Compositor   KDE   08 May 2015
KDE's Leaner Experience On openSUSE Tumbleweed vs....   SUSE   01 Sep 2017
KaOS 2018.08 Released As One Of The Great KDE Linux...   Operating Systems   01 Sep 2018
KDE Plasma 5.12 Will Be An LTS Release In January 2018   KDE   07 Jun 2017
KDE Plasma 5.4 Getting New Wallpaper, Some New Icons   KDE   21 Jul 2015
KDE's Plasma 5.7 To Let You Login To Online Accounts,...   KDE   01 Apr 2016
Some Of The Changes Coming To KDE Plasma 5.10   KDE   07 Mar 2017
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016
KDE Plasma 5.15 Beta Released With Some Grand...   KDE   17 Jan 2019
There's Rapid Progress Being Made On KDE For Wayland   KDE   18 Sep 2015
KDE Continuing To See More Wayland Improvements, Fixes...   KDE   18 Apr 2020
The Biggest Wayland & Mir News Of The Year   Wayland   29 Dec 2015
KDE Has Screen Rotation Now Working On Wayland   KDE   01 Mar 2020
KDE Plasma 5.15 Released With Wayland Improvements,...   KDE   12 Feb 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 Will Let You Reboot Into The UEFI...   KDE   17 Mar 2019
KDE Plasma 5 Desktop Will Enter FreeBSD "When...   KDE   16 Dec 2015
KDE Plasma 5.13 Should Be Starting Up Even Faster   KDE   25 Feb 2018
Features To Look Forward To In Next Month's KDE Plasma...   KDE   28 Apr 2017
KDE Plasma Users Are Still Running Into Multi-Screen...   KDE   11 Jul 2016
KWin On Wayland Without X11 Support Can Startup So...   KDE   13 Dec 2017
KDE Plasma 5.15 Will Startup Faster, Konsole Fully...   KDE   07 Oct 2018
KDE Finally Has Support For Configuring The Scroll...   KDE   12 Apr 2020
KDE Plasma 5.6 Bringing More User-Facing Improvements   KDE   11 Jan 2016
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Released, Based On SUSE Linux...   SUSE   25 May 2018
KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released After A Lot Of Polishing,...   KDE   11 Feb 2020
OpenSUSE Leap 15 Will Ship With Plasma Wayland Option   SUSE   08 Feb 2018
KDE's KWin Compositor Sees Near Total Rewrite Of...   KDE   09 Jan 2021
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   02 Oct 2016
openSUSE Leap 42.3 Officially Released   SUSE   26 Jul 2017
Arch Linux Is Dropping The KDE 4 Desktop   KDE   12 Dec 2015
KDE Plasma 5.13 Beta Released With A Compelling Number...   KDE   18 May 2018
Wayland For KDE Plasma 5.9 Should Shape Up Quite...   KDE   20 Oct 2016
KDE Plasma 5.9 Hits The Web With Global Menus, Better...   KDE   31 Jan 2017
The State Of Wayland For KDE Plasma 5.7   KDE   21 Jun 2016
Kubuntu 15.10 Gaming Impact With KDE Plasma 5...   KDE   26 Oct 2015
KDE Plasma 5.11 Officially Released With Vault, Better...   KDE   10 Oct 2017
openSUSE Tumbleweed Offers Transactional Update...   SUSE   06 Feb 2017
KDE/Qt-Focused Latte Dock Released   KDE   02 Apr 2017
KDE Plasma 5.18 About To Release While Plasma 5.19...   KDE   09 Feb 2020
KDE Plasma 5.16 Beta Released With Many Features   KDE   16 May 2019
KDE Developer Working On Windows 8 Inspired Look   KDE   26 Nov 2015
KDE Plasma Had A Silly But Serious Security Bug   KDE   09 Feb 2018
KDE Plasma 5.7 Beta Released   KDE   17 Jun 2016
Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" Spins Do Their...   Ubuntu   23 Feb 2017
KDE Plasma Now Supports WireGuard, Alt-Tab Switching...   KDE   11 Nov 2018
KWin Maintainer On KDE Wayland Remains Uninterested In...   KDE   31 Oct 2017
Testing Plasma 5 On openSUSE, KDE Switching Plans   SUSE   06 Apr 2015
KDE Plasma 5 Is Almost Ready For FreeBSD Ports   BSD   27 Sep 2017
KaOS Offers A Nice KDE Linux Experience   Operating Systems   06 Mar 2016
LibreOffice 6.1 Branches & Now Under Feature...   LibreOffice   25 May 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14 Released With A Plethora Of...   KDE   09 Oct 2018
OpenBSD Security, DragonFly + Threadripper, TrueOS...   BSD   30 Dec 2018
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
Wayland & Other Tasks Being Worked On For KDE...   KDE   30 Apr 2015
LibreOffice Picks Up A Native "KDE 5" File...   LibreOffice   18 Jun 2018
Knoppix 8.2 Linux Distribution Released   Operating Systems   15 May 2018
KDE Plasma 5.16 Getting Rewritten System Settings'...   KDE   27 Jan 2019
KDE Plasma 5.5 To Have Secure Lockscreen On Wayland   KDE   16 Nov 2015
openSUSE 13.2 Officially Released, Uses Btrfs As...   SUSE   04 Nov 2014
KDE Plasma 5.5.3 Comes With 20 Changes   KDE   06 Jan 2016
KDE's Breeze Icons Get Expanded For Plasma 5.4   KDE   07 Aug 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Is Approaching With DNF/RPM4, KDE...   Operating Systems   06 Jul 2018
OpenSUSE Begins Preparing For Leap 15.1 (15 Service...   SUSE   17 Oct 2018
KDE's VDG Continues Making Design, Icon Improvements   KDE   11 Sep 2015
Solus Linux & Its Budgie Desktop Seeing Summer...   Operating Systems   10 Aug 2018
Server-Side Decorations Implemented For KDE KWin On...   KDE   18 Dec 2015
KDE Plasma 5.9 Beta Released, Adds Global Menus &...   KDE   12 Jan 2017
Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development   KDE   15 Oct 2014
KDE Picks Up New Screen Layout Switcher Plasmoid,...   KDE   26 Aug 2018
KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS Released With Much Better Wayland...   KDE   06 Feb 2018
Is KDE 5 Stable? It's Complex   KDE   19 Oct 2015
KDE Plasma 5.14 Beta Brings Many Improvements,...   KDE   13 Sep 2018
openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Moving To Systemd's Journal,...   SUSE   02 Apr 2015
A Script Making It Easier Turning A FreeBSD Install...   BSD   14 Aug 2019