Articles Tagged kde

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KDE Plasma Switches to Windows-style Icon-only Task Bar

With work on KDE Plasma 5.20 is underway, developers plan to introduce a small but significant layout tweak: using an icon-only task bar by default.

14 June 2020
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Must Read: KDE Plasma 5.19 is Out, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.19 features a modest crop of changes, with various visual improvements and usability enhancements designed to make the release more enjoyable.

18 May 2020

Here’s the New KDE Plasma 5.18 Default Wallpaper

The new Plasma 5.18 LTS wallpaper has been unveiled. The geometric design, which appears to resemble a beach scene, is available to download in 4K.

24 January 2020

KDE Plasma 5.18 Includes a System Report Tool — But It’s Strictly Opt-In

KDE developers are keen to 'learn' more about how people use the Plasma desktop, the hardware they run it on, and the features they enable.

21 January 2020

Major Update: KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS is the latest version of this popular Linux desktop environment. We look at the new features and improvements this release offers.

16 January 2020

KDE Plans New Look, New App Menu for Plasma in 2020

There are lots of exciting plans in store for KDE Plasma this year, including a redesigned default theme and replacement for the beloved 'Kickoff' app launcher!

2 January 2020

KDE Launch Video & Wallpaper Competitions with Linux PCs as Prizes

KDE launch two community competitions, one for video one for a wallpaper, both of which tout devices from Tuxedo Computers and KDE-branded swag as prizes.

18 December 2019

KDE Plasma 5.18 Makes It Easier to Enter Emoji

KDE Plasma 5.18 comes with a new emoji selector tool. Plasma desktop users can press a keyboard shortcut to access the emoji picker.

8 December 2019

GTK Apps Now Look MUCH Better on the KDE Plasma Desktop

Improvements to the KDE Plasma desktop mean GTK applications using client side decorations (CSD, aka header bars) now look well integrated under KDE.

1 December 2019
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Kdenlive is Now Available on the Snap Store

The Kdenlive video editor is now officially available on the Snap store, where it joins more than 50 other KDE branded Snap apps.

8 November 2019
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KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future

The KDE community has mapped out its development goals, putting improved Plasma Wayland support, app consistency, and better app promotion on the task list.

30 October 2019

KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty

KDE is removing the desktop toolbox icon from the Plasma desktop. The feature, a cashew icon in KDE 4, offers a shortcut to desktop layout options.

29 October 2019