KWin maintainer Martin Gräßlin has written a monthly status update concerning the state of KWin and KDE Plasma on Wayland.
For KDE users interested in the latest Wayland porting process, one of the big tasks currently being tackled is on Plasma's screen management handling.
While Jonathan Riddell stepped down as the Kubuntu release manager immediately following the Kubuntu 15.10 release and Kubuntu's post-15.10 future was portrayed as uncertain, the developers still with the project are focusing on making a great 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" release.
KDE e.V. yesterday released their last quarterly report to end out 2014, which offer a look at their finances for the past year. I've also taken the liberty to do a cursory comparison against the GNOME Foundation's finances for 2014.
The first beta of KDevelop 5.0 is now available. This huge update comes after more than a year of hard work and its code-base has been ported over to using Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
Following Kubuntu release manager Jonathan Riddell leaving the project, the Ubuntu Communuity Council and Kubuntu have issued a joint statement.
With yesterday's Fedora 23: KDE vs. Xfce vs. GNOME vs. LXDE vs. MATE article that looked at the OpenGL graphics impact of different desktop environments on the new Fedora Linux release, what most people were talking about were the KDE results.
After Jonathan Riddell lost his leadership roles relating to Ubuntu, the future of Kubuntu became quite vague for after Kubuntu 15.10. Riddell has announced now that he's leaving Kubuntu.
Last week was the much-viewed blog post asking whether KDE 5 is stable enough for normal users. There were lots of responses in our forums and elsewhere. Now, KWin developer Martin Gräßlin has come out with a blog post with a rebuttal to some of the complaints regarding KDE 5.
Thomas Pfeiffer has been working on the Human Inteface Guidelines (HIG) for KDE applications on phones/tablets.
KDE contributor Björn Ruberg has written a blog post that he says isn't aimed as a rant but rather expressing concerns about the quality of the current KDE desktop (Plasma 5 + KDE Frameworks 5) and the issues he's experienced when running "KDE 5" on Fedora 22.
Kai Uwe has written a blog post about some of the new features coming to the KDE Plasma 5.5 desktop.
Just days after the release of KDE Plasma 5.4.2 is now the release of KDE Frameworks 5.15.0.
Martin Gräßlin has shared a monthly status update about the work accomplished in recent weeks for running KDE/KWin atop a native Wayland environment without depending upon any X11 code-paths.
While this year's Google Summer of Code has long passed, the KDE development community is now once again starting the Season of KDE 2015 as an initiative to get new developers involved with KDE projects.
Following the Krita 3.0 porting work to Qt5 and KF5, Calligra Words is benefiting from the porting of shared code by Krita that they too now can be a "pure" Qt5 tool-kit plus KDE Frameworks 5 application.
The latest monthly point release to Plasma 5.4 is now available.
Kubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" is being released later this month and it will feature the very latest KDE Plasma 5.4 point release.
Boudewijn Rempt has written a blog post today announcing that the Krita team is "done porting!" and "technically" finished with bringing the Krita drawing program to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.
Fiber, the new open-source web browser aligned with Qt/KDE and is generating a fair amount of interest, has laid out details regarding their planned ad policy.
KDE on Wayland has been making a lot of progress recently to the point that it's becoming usable and with KDE Plasma 5.5 it looks like it will be in very good shape.
KDE's Breeze icon package is finished in the sense that every Oxygen icon from their repository has been made available within Breeze.
KDE developers at Randa have made some progress on working to port KDE applications and libraries to Android.
KDE developers part of the Visual Design Group (VDG) who are meeting in Randa, Switzerland right now have made more progress on beautifying the KDE desktop.
KDE Plasma 5.4.1 was released this morning as the first monthly bug-fix update for the Plasma 5.4 desktop stack.
A developer at KDAB, a Qt consulting company, has written about using static analysis to improve performance.
Version 14.0.1 of the Trinity Desktop Environment is now available, a fork of the KDE 3 Desktop Environment.
SDDM, the QML-based display manager popular with KDE distributions/desktops, is up to version 0.12.
KDE developers continue making progress on porting to Wayland.
Aside from "every frame being perfect" with Wayland among its many advantages over X11, another benefit will be for greater power-savings in properly implemented software when a display is turned-off/sleeping.
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