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Plasma 5 Articles & Reviews

Ubuntu 21.10 Radeon Gaming With KDE Plasma vs. GNOME Shell + Wayland vs. X.Org   Linux Gaming   2021-10-18
KDE vs. GNOME, X.Org vs. Wayland Radeon Linux Gaming Performance With Ubuntu 18.04 LTS   Linux Gaming   2018-05-12
Intel Graphics On Ubuntu: GNOME vs. KDE vs. Xfce vs. Unity vs. LXDE   Software   2018-01-21
Ubuntu 17.04 Gaming Performance: Budgie vs. GNOME vs. KDE Plasma vs. MATE vs. Unity vs. Xfce   Operating Systems   2017-04-14
RadeonSI Benchmarks On Budgie, GNOME Shell, KDE Plasma 5, LXDE, MATE, Unity, Xfce   Linux Gaming   2016-11-18
KDE Plasma 5.5 Has Evolved Well Beyond Where Plasma 4 Ended   Software   2016-01-08
Fedora 22 KDE Delivers A Great Plasma 5 Experience   Operating Systems   2015-06-07
Trying Out The Modern Linux Desktops With 4 Monitors + AMD/NVIDIA Graphics   Monitors   2015-03-30
Kubuntu 15.04 Is Turning Out Quite Nice, Good Way To Try Out The Latest KDE   Operating Systems   2015-02-25

Plasma 5 Linux & Open-Source News

Alpine Linux 3.17 Released With OpenSSL 3.0, Better Rust Support   Operating Systems   2022-11-22
Mageia 9 Alpha 1 Released With A Smaller Footprint, Many Updates   Operating Systems   2022-11-12
KDE Makes It Easier To Set Environment Variables, Fixes Vertically-Arranged Displays   KDE   2022-11-12
Arc Graphics, Google KataOS, Python 3.11 & Linux 6.1 Excited Open-Source Enthusiasts   Phoronix   2022-11-01
KDE Ends Out October With More Plasma 6.0 Planning, Plasma Wayland Fixes   KDE   2022-10-29
KDE Starts More Feature Work On Plasma 5.27, Fixes For Plasma 5.26   KDE   2022-10-22
KDE Plasma Wayland Now Supports High Resolution Scrolling   KDE   2022-10-15
KDE Plasma 5.26 Released With Many Great Desktop Improvements   KDE   2022-10-11
KDE Plasma 5.27 Planning To Be The Last Plasma 5 Feature Release   KDE   2022-10-08
KDE Welcomes Ghostwriter To Its Collection Of Apps   KDE   2022-10-08
OpenMandriva's Rolling Release Reaches "Gold", Continues With AMD Zen Optimized Version   Operating Systems   2022-10-03
A Lot Of Bug Fixing - Including For Wayland - Heading Into KDE Plasma 5.26   KDE   2022-09-24
KDE Plasma 5.26 Beta Week Saw More Fixes To The Plasma Wayland Session   KDE   2022-09-17
KDE Plasma 5.26 Beta Released With New "Plasma Bigscreen" Interface For TVs   KDE   2022-09-15
KDE Developers Prepare For Plasma 5.26, More Plasma Wayland Fixes Readied   KDE   2022-09-10
KDE Plasma 5.26 Sees More Features & Fixes Ahead Of Beta   KDE   2022-09-03
KDE Makes It Easy To Now Remap Extra Mouse Buttons, Discover Keeps Getting Better   KDE   2022-08-26
Plasma 5.26 Improving Widget Accessibility, Kickoff Gets Compact Mode + Wayland Fixes   KDE   2022-08-13
KDE Ends July With More Bug Fixes, Discover Improvements   KDE   2022-07-30
OpenMandriva Lx ROME Technical Preview Released For This Rolling-Release Linux Distro   Operating Systems   2022-07-26
KDE Plasma 5.25 Delayed For FreeBSD Due To Needing Additional Security Infrastructure   KDE   2022-07-26
KDE Plasma 5.26 Will Start Faster, Many Other KDE Improvements Abound   KDE   2022-07-23
KDE Plasma 5.26 Continues Preparing More Features, More Plasma Wayland Fixes Too   KDE   2022-07-16
KDE Developers Already Making Great Strides On Plasma 5.26   KDE   2022-07-10
KDE Plasma 5.26 Eyes Using C++20 Features   KDE   2022-07-09
KDE Fixed Many Bugs With Plasma 5.25.1, More Fixes On The Way   KDE   2022-06-25
Arch-Based Manjaro Linux 21.3 Released   Arch Linux   2022-06-18
KDE Plasma 5.26 To Allow Crisper XWayland Apps With New Scaling Option   KDE   2022-06-18
KDE Plasma 5.25 Released With Wayland Improvements, Improved Gestures   KDE   2022-06-14
KDE Developers Prepare More Fixes Ahead Of Plasma 5.25, Early Feature Work On 5.26   KDE   2022-06-11
openSUSE Leap 15.4 Released   SUSE   2022-06-08
KDE Fixes Many Plasma 5.25 Bugs This Week But Still Needs More Developer Help   KDE   2022-06-04
KDE Developers Land More Bug Fixes Ahead Of Plasma 5.25   KDE   2022-05-28
KDE Plasma 5.25 Preparing More Bug Fixes, Continued Wayland Fixes   KDE   2022-05-21
KDE Plasma 5.25 Beta Released With Many Improvements, Wayland Support Maturing   KDE   2022-05-19
KDE Lands More Plasma Wayland Improvements & Fixes Ahead Of Plasma 5.25   KDE   2022-05-14
KDE Plasma 5.25's Exciting Improvements For KWin, Continued Wayland Optimizations   KDE   2022-05-09
KDE Begins Shifting Focus To Fixing Bugs For Plasma 5.25   KDE   2022-05-07
Fedora Linux 36 Being Released Next Week   Fedora   2022-05-05
KDE Plasma Lands More Fixes, Theme Handling Improvements   KDE   2022-04-23
KDE Changes This Week "Overflowing With Positive Visual Changes"   KDE   2022-04-09
KDE Starts April With Many Fixes, KWrite Internally Using The Same Code As Kate   KDE   2022-04-02
Fedora Linux 36 Beta Now Available For Testing   Fedora   2022-03-29
KDE Plasma 5.25 Seeing Touch Gesture Additions, More Fixes & Other Work   KDE   2022-03-27
KDE Marching Ahead In March With More Plasma Wayland Fixes, Other Improvements   KDE   2022-03-12
KDE Activity Lower This Week As Impact From The Russia-Ukraine War   KDE   2022-03-05
openSUSE Leap 15.4 Beta Builds Now Available For Testing   SUSE   2022-03-02
Steam Deck, GNOME 42 Advancements & AMD Linux Updates Excited Readers In February   Phoronix   2022-03-01
KDE Had An Exciting Week With Plasma Available On The Steam Deck, Many Fixes   KDE   2022-02-26
KDE Developers Had A Very Busy Valentine's Week With Many Plasma Improvements   KDE   2022-02-19
KDE's Konsole Now Supports Sixel Graphics, Plasma Wayland Sees More Fixes   KDE   2022-02-12
KWinFT 5.24 Released - Continues To Advance Its Wayland Support, Expand On Wlroots   KDE   2022-02-09
KDE Plasma 5.24 Released With Wayland Support In Increasingly Great Shape   KDE   2022-02-08
KDE Kicks Off February With More Bug Fixes, 30-bit Color Support For Plasma On X11   KDE   2022-02-05
Slackware 15.0 Released After Many Years In Development   Operating Systems   2022-02-03
KDE Plasma 5.24 Getting Ready For Release, More Wayland Fixes Merged   KDE   2022-01-29
KDE Caps Off Plasma 5.24 Beta Week With More Wayland Fixes   KDE   2022-01-15
KDE Plasma 5.24 Beta Released With Better Wayland Support   KDE   2022-01-13
KDE Ends 2021 With More Plasma Wayland Fixes, Root File Operations For Dolphin   KDE   2022-01-01
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Achieves Better Battery Life Than With X.Org   KDE   2021-12-27
Manjaro 21.2 Released With Better Btrfs Support, Linux 5.15 LTS Powered   Arch Linux   2021-12-22
GIMP 2.10.30 Released With Better Adobe PSD Support, Improved Portals Integration   Free Software   2021-12-21
KDE Starts December With Numerous Fixes, Other Desktop Refinements   KDE   2021-12-04
Alder Lake, Kernel Optimizations & Steam Deck Happenings That Excited Linux Fans   Phoronix   2021-11-30
Alpine Linux 3.15 Released - Builds Off Linux 5.15, Drops MIPS64, SimpleDRM For FB   Operating Systems   2021-11-24
KDE Plasma 5.24 Adds An Overview Effect Inspired By GNOME's Activities Overview   KDE   2021-11-20
KDE Lands More Plasma Wayland Fixes, Other Enhancements For Plasma 5.24   KDE   2021-11-13
Linux I/O Optimizations, AMD Improvements, NVIDIA GBM Excited Linux Users Last Month   Phoronix   2021-11-01
KDE Ends Out October With More Fixes, Continued Polishing To Plasma Wayland   KDE   2021-10-30
KDE Plasma Readies Its NVIDIA GBM Support, Fingerprint Authentication Added   KDE   2021-10-23
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Continues Seeing More Crash Fixes   KDE   2021-10-16
KDE Plasma 5.23 Released In Marking 25 Years Of KDE   KDE   2021-10-14
KDE Moves To GitLab-Based CI, Lands More Plasma Wayland Fixes   KDE   2021-10-09
Plasma 5.23 Lands More Last-Minute Fixes To Avoid Wayland Crashes   KDE   2021-10-02
KDE Plasma 5.24 On Wayland To Support DRM Leasing For VR Headsets   KDE   2021-09-25
KDE Sees Another Big Batch Of Plasma Wayland Improvements   KDE   2021-09-18
KDE Plasma 5.23 Beta Released As The 25th Anniversary Edition   KDE   2021-09-16
KDE Sees More Plasma Wayland Fixes As Plasma 5.23 Hits Its Soft Feature Freeze   KDE   2021-09-11
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Is "Finally Reaching Stability" Following Many Fixes   KDE   2021-09-04
KDE Plasma 5.23 Will Be Another Exciting Release With Many Improvements Abound   KDE   2021-08-28
KDE Plasma Introduces A New Overview Effect, Many Wayland Fixes   KDE   2021-08-21
Manjaro 21.1 Released With Better Btrfs Support, GNOME 40 Update   Arch Linux   2021-08-17
Debian 11 "Bullseye" Released   Debian   2021-08-14
Manjaro 21.1 Bringing Enhanced Support For Btrfs, Automatic Backups   Arch Linux   2021-07-29
KDE Making It Easy To Tune Your Laptop's Power Profile, Other Improvements Land   KDE   2021-07-24
KDE's KWin Reworks Its DRM Code, Many Other Improvements   KDE   2021-07-17
KDE Gets Expandable Tooltips, Larger Clipboard, More Wayland Fixes   KDE   2021-06-19
Alpine Linux 3.14 Released With Many Package Updates For This Lightweight Distro   Operating Systems   2021-06-15
Plasma 5.23 Picking Up Latest Breeze Evolution Style, SDDM Lands Native Wayland Support   KDE   2021-06-12
KDE Plasma 5.22 Released With Much Better Wayland Support, Usability Enhancements   KDE   2021-06-08
KDE Gears Up For The Plasma 5.22 Release Next Week   KDE   2021-06-05
KDE Plasma 5.22 Faster For NVIDIA + Wayland, More Crash Fixes   KDE   2021-05-29
OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 RC Released With LLVM 12 Toolchain, Linux 5.12 Kernel   Operating Systems   2021-05-24
KDE Introduces KCommandBar For HUD-Style Popups   KDE   2021-05-22
KDE Continues Pushing More Wayland Fixes Into Plasma 5.22   KDE   2021-05-15
KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta Ready For Testing With Much Better Wayland Experience   KDE   2021-05-14
KDE Developers Polish The Desktop Ahead Of Next Month's Plasma 5.22   KDE   2021-05-08
KDE Plasma 5.22 Now Supports FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync On Wayland, GPU Hot-Plugging   KDE   2021-05-01
openSUSE Leap 15.3 RC Available For Testing   SUSE   2021-04-28
KDE Sees Another Wayland Session Crash Fix, SDDM To No Longer Require Root   KDE   2021-04-24
KDE Will Now Let You Easily Disable Offline Updates, More KWin Crash Fixes   KDE   2021-04-17
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Offering GNOME 40   SUSE   2021-04-16
KDE Lands More Crash Fixes, Activities Feature Working On Wayland   KDE   2021-04-10
Manjaro 21.0 Released With Linux 5.10 Kernel, GNOME 3.38 + Xfce 4.16 + KDE Plasma 5.21   Arch Linux   2021-03-23
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed's Very Busy Week With An Entire Rebuild, Latest KDE Packages   SUSE   2021-03-21
KDE Saw More Wayland Fixes This Week, Other Changes   KDE   2021-03-20
Manjaro 21.0-RC1 Brings Linux 5.10 LTS, GNOME 3.38 / KDE Plasma 5.21   Arch Linux   2021-03-18
KDE Plasma 5.22 Will Better Warn You If Your Disk Might Be Failing   KDE   2021-03-13
KDE Plasma 5.22 Adds Adaptive Opacity + Will Avoid Useless Rendering When Screen Is Off   KDE   2021-03-06
KDE Rolling Out New CLI Tools, Many Crash Fixes   KDE   2021-02-27
Mageia 8 Released - Flips On AMDGPU For Older GCN GPUs, Better ARM Support   Operating Systems   2021-02-26
VRR, Lower Latency Likely Coming For KDE's KWin Wayland Compositor   KDE   2021-02-22
KDE Sees More Crash Fixes Following Plasma 5.21 Release   KDE   2021-02-20
KDE Plasma 5.21 Released With Better Wayland Support, Desktop Improvements   KDE   2021-02-16
Plasma 5.21 Continues Seeing Lots Of Fixes Ahead Of Next Week's Release   KDE   2021-02-13
OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 Released For This Linux Distro Built By The Clang Compiler   Operating Systems   2021-02-13
Mageia 8 RC1 Brings AMDGPU For GCN 1.0/1.1, NVIDIA GLVND, Linux 5.10 LTS   Operating Systems   2021-02-07
KDE Plasma 5.22 Will Support Direct Scan-Out For Full-Screen Games / Apps   KDE   2021-02-06
KDE Ends Out January With A Lot Of Fixes For Plasma 5.21   KDE   2021-01-30
Ubuntu 21.04 Will Try To Use Wayland By Default   Ubuntu   2021-01-28
KDE Saw Many Fixes + Improvements On Top Of Shipping Plasma 5.21 Beta   KDE   2021-01-23
KDE Plasma 5.21 Now In Beta With Much Improved Wayland Support   KDE   2021-01-21
KDE's KWin Compositor Sees Near Total Rewrite Of Compositing Code.   KDE   2021-01-09
OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 RC Released With Linux 5.10, Completed AArch64 Port   Operating Systems   2021-01-01
KDE Saw Its Wayland Support Stabilize Nicely In 2020, Much Polishing Throughout   KDE   2020-12-30
KDE Celebrated Christmas With KIO-FUSE Stable Release, NeoChat Matrix Chat App   KDE   2020-12-26
Debian 11 "Bullseye" KDE Stack Settling On Plasma 5.20   Debian   2020-12-22
KDE Sees New Features, Bug Fixes Ahead Of Christmas   KDE   2020-12-19
Mageia 8 Beta 2 Released With A Platter Of Updated Packages   Operating Systems   2020-12-13
KDE's Development Focus Ahead Of The Holidays Has Been About Better Usability   KDE   2020-12-12
KDE Plasma's KWin Working On Per-Screen Refresh Rates, Compositing From Multiple Threads   KDE   2020-12-11
Schei├če! KDE Plasma 5.21 To Add Palette For Easier Input Of Accented Characters   KDE   2020-12-05
Manjaro 20.2 Brings Arch-Based Linux 5.9 Experience, GNOME Version Defaults To Wayland   Arch Linux   2020-12-03
KDE Closing Out November With More Plasma Wayland Fixes   KDE   2020-11-28
KDE Has Another Week Worth Of Wayland Fixes   KDE   2020-11-21
KDE Sees A Number Of Fixes To Dolphin, Plasma On Wayland   KDE   2020-11-14
Mageia 8 Linux OS Is Inching Closer To Release   Operating Systems   2020-11-13
KDE Kicks Off November With More Fixes, Including More Plasma Wayland Work   KDE   2020-11-08
LXQt 0.16 Released For Lightweight Qt Linux Desktop   Desktop   2020-11-04
KDE Saw A "Bug Massacre" This Week With Better NVIDIA Wayland Experience, Many Fixes   KDE   2020-10-31
KDE Seeing More Bug Fixes Following Plasma 5.20   KDE   2020-10-24
More KDE Wayland Fixes Heading Into Plasma 5.20.1   KDE   2020-10-17
KWinFT 5.20 With Aims For Better Wayland/X11 Experience Than KDE Plasma 5.20's KWin   KDE   2020-10-15
KDE Plasma 5.20 Released With Better Wayland Support, Many New Features   KDE   2020-10-13
KDE Plasma 5.21 To Bring Multi-GPU Support For Wayland   KDE   2020-10-10
KDE Plasma Mobile Has Been Making Great Progress   KDE   2020-10-09
KDE Begins Landing "Breeze Evolution" Refresh For Default Theme   KDE   2020-10-03
Systemd Startup For KDE Plasma 5.21 Has Helped Uncover Bugs, Other Improvements   KDE   2020-10-01
KWinFT Projects Hit Beta Ahead Of Stable Releases Aligned With KDE Plasma 5.20   KDE   2020-09-26
KDE Plasma 5.20 Should Be Crashing A Lot Less Under Wayland   KDE   2020-09-26