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.
KDE Applications 15.12 will be presenting a new screenshot utility that's completely rewritten and replacing the original KSnapshot.
KDE KWin maintainer Martin Gräßlin is exploring the possibility of defaulting to using EGL rather than GLX when running the KDE desktop on the X.Org Server.
Work is underway on getting AppStream to work for Kubuntu and is stepping closer to having full AppStream support in Debian.
The beta is out today of the KDE Plasma 5.4 update, which brings new desktop features to the modern KDE desktop stack.
For those wondering about the latest work done by the KDE Visual Design Group (VDG), they have more beautiful icons coming for Plasma 5.4.
A few weeks back we wrote about Fiber, yet another web-browser for Qt/KDE, while today there's a bit more information.
From announcing KDE Plasma Mobile to other announcements, KDE's Akademy 2015 conference in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain has been another action-packed KDE event.
For KDE fans interested in the Akademy conference that started on Saturday in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, there are a lot of daily reports coming out of the event.
This weekend at the 2015 Akademy conference in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, KDE Plasma Mobile was announced. There's been a flow of new Plasma Mobile details and reference images being put out this weekend and we're starting to learn more about its proposed software stack, including its usage of Wayland.
Following up from this morning's post about KDE Announces Plasma Mobile For Fully-Free Software For Mobile Devices, here are some more details.
At KDE's Akademy event today, the KDE camp has just lifted the embargo on Plasma Mobile.
There's some new artwork coming to the next KDE Plasma update due out next month, including a new wallpaper.
Long time Kwin maintainer Martin Graesslin penned another blog post today, this time discussing his work getting KGlobalAccel, KIdleTime, and KWindowSystem to play nicely under a Wayland session, rather than an X11 based session.
Kdenlive 15.08 will be part of KDE Applications 15.08 and this non-linear video editor's second release as part of the KDE Apps stack following its port to Qt5/KF5 earlier in the year.
Ken Vermette has been developing a new open-source web browser for KDE that he's calling Fiber.
Shashlik is an "Android Simulated Environment" to serve as a launcher for running Android applications on a conventional GNU/Linux distribution.
Version 5.12 of the KDE Frameworks were released this morning as the complementary set of add-on libraries to Qt5.
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.
Hot off the release of KDE Plasma 5.3.2, the KDE development community has announced the release of Applications 15.04.3.
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.
The latest monthly point release to Plasma 5.3 is now available by the KDE crew.
KDE KWin maintainer Martin Gräßlin made a blog post today commemorating the four years that he's been focusing on getting Wayland support up and running natively with the KWin window manager / compositor.
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