KDE News Archives
It's Now Easier Managing Systemd In KDE

For those running KDE on a systemd-based Linux system, the KDE Control Module for controlling this init system and its options has been updated.

6 July 2015 - Systemd KDE Configuration Module - 8 Comments
Global Shortcuts In KDE Plasma Under Wayland

Just on the heels of his last blogpost about four years in porting KDE to Wayland, Martin Gräßlin, the long-time Kwin maintainer, has put out another blog post detailing some of the troubles that he and the KDE crew have encountered in their prepping for Wayland.

1 July 2015 - Global Shortcuts Plasma - 7 Comments
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 - 58 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

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