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digiKam 4.6 Released, Porting Still Ongoing To KF5/Qt5

In time to manage your digital camera photos this Christmas and New Year, digiKam 4.6.0 was officially released today.
18 December 2014 - KDE's Camera App

KDE's Krita Loses Its Main Backer

Since 2007 there has been KO GmbH as a support and software service company built around KOffice/Calligra in their belief that the software was "getting ready for the big time", but seven years later the situation is not so good and KO GmbH is no longer handling Krita.
18 December 2014 - KO Gmbh - 8 Comments

KDE Applications 14.12 Released

KDE Applications 14.12 was just released today with new features and fixes to more than one hundred KDE applications.
17 December 2014 - KDE Apps 14.12

SuperX 3.0 Beta Continues To Polish The KDE Desktop Experience

SuperX is a relatively young Linux distribution that tries to ship a polished KDE desktop experience.
17 December 2014 - SuperX - 6 Comments

KDE Plasma 5.1.2 Released

KDE's Plasma 5.1.2 monthly bug-fix release is now available.
16 December 2014 - Plasma 5.1.2 - 3 Comments

Krita 2.9 Is Now In Beta With Many Improvements

KDE's Krita graphics editing / digital painting program is now in beta for its upcoming v2.9 series.
14 December 2014 - Krita 2.9 - 9 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.5.0 Released

Version 5.5 of the KDE Frameworks is out in time for the holidays.
12 December 2014 - Frameworks 5.5 - 2 Comments

KWayland Server Component Coming For KDE Plasma 5.2

KWayland was introduced last month with the KDE Plasma 5.1 release but it lacked the server-side code. With the upcoming release of Plasma 5.2, that will change with the server component to KWayland having been merged.
28 November 2014 - KWayland::Server

digiKam 4.5 Released, Not Yet KF5/Qt5 Ready

Version 4.5 of KDE's digital camera management software, digiKam, has been released.
18 November 2014 - digiKam - 1 Comment

KDE Plasma 5.1.1 Release Brings A Month's Worth Of Fixes

KDE Plasma 5.1.1 is the November update to the next-gen Plasma desktop stack.
12 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 3 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5.4 Officially Released

The latest monthly update to the KDE Frameworks libraries are now available. KDE Frameworks 5.4 continues adding on new functionality and fixes to these KDE add-on components used to form the next-generation KDE desktop experience.
6 November 2014 - KF5.4 - 19 Comments

KDE's Plasma 5 Has Big Plans For 2015

KDE's Sebastian Kügler has written a lengthy blog post about some of the items that developers will hopefully accomplish in 2015 for Plasma 5.
5 November 2014 - Plasma 5 - 12 Comments

More Information On The KDE Dynamic Window Decoration Plans

Published last month were the plans by KDE developers to create Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as a hybrid between client-side and server-side decorations. Here's more information on this concept for improving window decorations.
3 November 2014 - DWD - 17 Comments

SDDM Is The Recommended Display Manager Of KDE Plasma 5

For those wondering about display/log-in managers for KDE's Plasma 5, KDM was dropped.
3 November 2014 - Display Managers - 11 Comments

Kubuntu 15.04 Will Use KDE's Plasma 5 By Default

Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell has shared that "Kubuntu Vivid", a.k.a. Ubuntu 15.05 for the Vivid Vervet, will use Plasma 5 by default.
29 October 2014 - Plasma 5 - 50 Comments

KDE Developers Come Up With DWD Window Decoration Concept

Yesterday there were "what if" articles about KDE using client-side decorations and Windows 10 components. On a serious note today, the same KDE parties involved, have proposed Dynamic Window Decorations (DWD) as an alternative/hybrid to client-side and server-side decorations.
26 October 2014 - CSD/SSD - 30 Comments

KDE With Theoretical Client-Side Decorations, Windows 10 Influence

KDE contributor and graphics designer Ken Vermette has penned an interesting series of KDE "What if..." articles where he talks about (and has some visual mock-ups) about what KDE might look like with client-side decorations along and separately if KDE were to use Windows 10 design components.
25 October 2014 - CSDs - 32 Comments

KDE's KWin On Wayland Begins Using Libinput

Martin Gräßlin has shared that as of today the libinput support has been integrated into KDE's KWin Wayland code.
20 October 2014 - KWin libinput - 6 Comments

Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development

Eric Hameleers of the Slackware project isn't happy right now with how the modularized KDE Frameworks 5 with Plasma 5 development is going and for the time being will not be making "KDE5" packages for Slackware.
15 October 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 23 Comments

KDE Releases Plasma 5.1

As the first update to Plasma 5, the KDE community has today officially announced the release of Plasma 5.1.
15 October 2014 - Plasma 5.1 - 3 Comments

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