KDE Applications 17.04 is now available as the latest installment to this collection of KDE-focused programs.
Not to be confused with the KDE Elisa music player written about just two weeks ago as a new alternative to Juk, Amarok, Cantata, and other KDE music/media player projects, the latest effort is called Babe.
With last week's surprise decision by Mark Shuttleworth to abandon Unity 8 efforts and switch back to the GNOME desktop by Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, while some applauded the decision, others begged the question why not switch to KDE or "Ubuntu should default to [your favorite DE]."
KDE Frameworks 5.33 was released this weekend as the latest monthly installment to this large set of KDE libraries to complement Qt.
While Amarok has not seen a release in years and Juk development not being too vibrant, now there's another new KDE music player option: Elisa.
As reported last month, KDE's speech recognition software is being revived and released today is a new development release.
For those interested in a fancy dock for your desktop if trying to make it look perhaps more like macOS, the developers behind Now Dock and Candil Dock have joined forces to create a new dock solution called Latte Dock. Today marks the first release of this Qt/KDE-focused Latte Dock offering.
The Kdenlive video editor project in the KDE camp has published a new status update concerning the health of the project.
KDE's KDevelop integrated development editor is out with a big update.
Key developers of KDE's Plasma team met last month in Stuttgart. More details on this Plasma developer meeting have now come to light.
Open-source photographers can now enjoy digiKam 5.5 as the latest version of this high-quality free software photo manager application.
KDE Simon is a speech recognition program, but its last release happened back in 2013 and hasn't been brought into a KDE Frameworks 5 + Qt5 world, but development on it is restarting.
KDE developer Kai Uwe has provided a look at some of the new features coming for Plasma 5.10, including some screenshots.
Today marks the release of KDE's new Kube 0.1 project, the first tech preview (pre-production) release of this experimental Kontact based on Qt Quick and Akonadi-Next.
The release schedule for the upcoming KDE Applications 17.04 has been firmed up.
KDE developer Jan Grulich already tackled Flatpak KDE portals support and one of his latest support has been integrating a Flatpak back-end into KDE Discover.
Motivated by KDE Plasma Leaning Towards Focusing On Flatpak Over AppImage/Snaps and this lengthy, contentious forum thread, a KDE contributor has taken a closer look at the Flatpak versus Snaps versions available in different Linux distributions.
Veteran KDE developer Sebastian Kügler has written a blog post following the Plasma Sprint that just happened recently in Stuttgart. A few interesting details were shared.
For those that wait until point releases before upgrading your KDE desktop stack, Plasma 5.9.1 is now available.
Ending out January, the KDE crew has announced the release of Plasma 5.9.
Some KDE developers are embracing Ubuntu's Snap packaging technology and are beginning to offer KDE Applications via the Ubuntu Snap Store.
For KDE fans not interested in setting up a KDE-based Linux distribution on your own laptop and worrying about potential graphics driver bugs with Plasma or other possible headaches, there is now a "KDE laptop" backed by the KDE community.
While GNOME / Red Hat developers have been leading the Flatpak app sandboxing initiative, KDE developers are making progress too with embracing Flatpak as a more convenient and secure way of securely packaging Linux desktop apps.
While Calligra 3.0 was tagged in early December, finally today we are seeing an official announcement from the project.
KDE developers are having a busy day with not only releasing the feature-packed Plasma 5.9 Beta but also publishing the KDE Kirigami UI 2.0.
The first beta release of the upcoming Plasma 5.9 is now available for testing.
Jonathan Riddell has released a new KDE Plasma Wayland ISO for those wishing to try the latest KDE development packages atop Wayland rather than the X.Org Server.
For those using KDevelop as the KDE-aligned integrated development environment, version 5.1 Beta 1 is now available for testing.
Kirigami is KDE's set of UI components and philosophy / patterns announced last year for developing "intuitive and consistent apps that provide a great user experience" and do have convergence applications in mind. Now ringing in 2017, the first beta of Kirigami 2.0 is now available.
One month from today, KDE Plasma 5.9 will officially meet the world.
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