It's been quite a while since last having anything to report on the KDE Calligra open-source graphics/office suite while surprisingly this morning it was pleasant to see Calligra 3.0 tagged for release.
KDE Applications 16.12 is now in beta while this collection of KDE software is under a dependency and feature freeze ahead of next month's official release.
The KDE community has today announced the release of KDE Frameworks 5.28.0 as the latest update to this massive collection of add-on library components to complement Qt5.
Around three dozen apps from the KDE Applications suite could be dropped if they don't see a port from kdelibs4 to KDE Frameworks 5 within the next year.
KWave is a graphical sound editor that's been in development since 1998 and is finally working its way into KDE Multimedia for becoming a proper part of KDE.
For those still preferring KDE3 to what's offered by KDE4 or KDE5, the Trinity Desktop Environment continues living on as a fork of the KDE3 code-base but with support for making use of modern components.
The KDE developer community has firmed up the schedule for the KDE Applications 16.12 release.
Plasma 5.8 was only released at the beginning of October but already there has been a number of Wayland improvements queuing up for the next milestone, Plasma 5.9.
KDE Plasma developers talked this week about their plans for the new development cycle and what they want the desktop to look like moving into 2017 and further ahead into 2018.
The 14th of October marks the KDE project's 20th birthday! In celebration, the last KDE 1.x release has been re-released with compatibility for the latest Linux distributions.
KDE Frameworks 5.27 is now available as the latest version of these add-on libraries from the KDE camp to complement Qt5 functionality.
This morning marks the release of the first Plasma 5 Long-Term Support release, Plasma 5.8.
One month after Kirigami's first public release, KDE Kirigami 1.1 is now available as the newest stable of this user-interface framework designed for mobile and convergent applications in Qt.
A KDE Advisory Board has been formed by KDE e.V. to provide greater insight and cooperation around this free software desktop environment.
The beta of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.8 -- the first Plasma 5 long-term support release -- is now available for early testing.
KDE's Wayland approach is interested in only supporting one code path and as such is not interested in supporting NVIDIA's binary driver approach of using EGLStreams for supporting Wayland on their driver.
KDE Frameworks 5.26 was released this weekend as the newest version of these KDE add-on libraries to complement Qt.
KDE developers have decided to switch to Wayland by default for KDE Neon's unstable/developer OS.
KDE developers announced today the KDE Software Store, a Free-as-in-Freedom AGPL-licensed sharing platform.
The Simple Desktop Display Manager has released version 0.14 of their project that's used by Hawaii, some KDE installations, and more as the login/display manager.
KDE Connect is the interesting project for integrating notifications and more from your phone or other mobile device onto the KDE desktop. With KDE Connect you can receive smartphone notifications on your computer as well as using your phone as a remote control to the desktop.
While the support has been steadily improving, one of the more criticized areas of KDE Plasma 5 has been around the multi-monitor support with various bugs being present. Fortunately, improvements are on the way with KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS.
Today marks the latest monthly bug-fix release of KDE Plasma 5.7.
We haven't yet seen any official release announcement, but since yesterday a source package and AppImage binary have been out in the wild for KDE's KDevelop 5.0 integrated development environment.
KDE Applications 16.08 was released today as the newest bundle of KDE applications built atop KDE Frameworks 5.
There are several changes to KWin's OpenGL compositor support with the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.8 release.
Development on KDE Plasma 5.8 continues to move along with the feature freeze for it being next month. Plasma 5.8 when released in October is going to be the first Long-Term Support (LTS) release of Plasma 5.
The previously talked about KDE Kirigami UI framework has now experienced its first public release.
The first update following the major digiKam 5.0 release is now available. DigiKam 5.0 was the dramatic port to Qt5 and many other improvements/changes.
KDE Plasma 5.7 was advertised as having better multi-screen support, but it turns out there's still more work to do as various problems in the open-source Linux desktop stack are leading to a less than ideal experience.
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