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.
KDE Plasma 5.4.0 was released as stable this morning.
KDE developer Martin Gräßlin explained today that he has no plans on making use of Vulkan within KDE's compositor / window manager.
Yesterday KWin maintainer Martin Gräßlin wrote about a Qt QPA plug-in for KWin while today he's talking about another Wayland-driven, longer-term work item driven by Wayland.
Ahead of the Plasma 5.4 release later this month and after last week's KDE Frameworks 5.13 release is KDE Applications 15.08.
KDE KWin developer Martin Gräßlin as part of his KDE Wayland porting work has announced a Qt Platform Abstraction (QPA) plug-in for KWin.
While at one point it looked like Kdenlive had a dark future, things turned around. This non-linear video editor was ported to Qt5 / KF5 and is added to KDE Applications 15.08.
Out now ahead of the Plasma 5.4 release later this month is KDE Frameworks 5.13.0.
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