KDE News Archives
Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road

While tensions appeared eased yesterday between the Ubuntu and Kubuntu camps with Jonathan Riddell stepping down from his leadership roles, that may not be the end of the story.

26 June 2015 - Kubuntu 15.10 - 57 Comments
Jonathan Riddell Steps Down From The Kubuntu Council

The Ubuntu drama last month of the Ubuntu Community Council ordering Jonathan Riddell out of any (K)Ubuntu leadership positions has apparently come to a close. The former Canonical employee who was widely looked at as a leader of Kubuntu has removed his membership from the Kubuntu Council.

25 June 2015 - Ubuntu Drama - 14 Comments
KDE Applications 15.04.2 Released

The KDE crew has announced the release of KDE Applications 15.04.2 today, which is a monthly bug-fix update for the KDE Applications 15.04 stack.

3 June 2015 - KDE Applications 15.04 - 4 Comments
Upgrading To KDE Plasma 5.3 On Kubuntu 15.04

Kubuntu 15.04 provides a great experience of the new KDE stack but the version being shipped by this KDE spin of Ubuntu is Plasma 5.2 given that it was the latest available for last week's 15.04 Vivid Vervet release. For those wishing to try out KDE Plasma 5.3, it's now easy thanks to the packages landing in Kubuntu Backports.

28 April 2015 - Kubuntu 15.04 + Plasma 5.3 - 8 Comments
digiKam 4.9.0 Released

While the digiKam digital photography software is still being ported to KDE Frameworks 5, release today was the latest KDE4-based digiKam release.

7 April 2015 - digiKam 4.9 - Add A Comment
Why KDE's KWin Doesn't Integrate Weston/QtCompositor For Wayland Support

KDE developers have been porting their Plasma 5 + KDE Frameworks 5 stack over to Wayland, but at this point it's not nearly as mature as the GNOME Wayland support. As such, KDE developers have to fend off questions from time-to-time why they don't "just integrate QtCompositor" or the Weston library for speeding up their efforts.

31 March 2015 - KDE Wayland - 27 Comments
Here's Your Chance To Improve The KDE Plasma 5 Wallpaper

When recently covering how Kubuntu 15.04 is turning out quite well and a nice way to enjoy the latest KDE Plasma 5 experience, several Phoronix readers had commented about the "ugly" wallpaper. Well, now here's your chance to improve the situation.

12 March 2015 - Plasma 5.3 Wallpaper - 19 Comments
KDE Connect Gets A Bluetooth Backend

In light of the GNOME Nuntius announcement for delivering Android notifications to the GNOME desktop via Bluetooth, several Phoronix readers have pointed out that last week the KDE Connector project received a Bluetooth back-end.

10 March 2015 - KDE Connect - 19 Comments

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