Articles Tagged plasma

KDE Plasma 5.10 Released, This Is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.10 is released, and it brings default desktop folder view, task manager improvements and better touchscreen support.

30 May 2017
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A Built-in ‘Night Light’ Feature Is Coming to KDE Plasma

A blue light filter may soon come built-in to the KDE Plasma desktop. Developers have been working on adding color correction features to the KWin (the KDE window manager/compositor) in Wayland. Although commits that expose color temperature tweaking are not yet […]

23 May 2017
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An Unofficial Latte Dock PPA Appears in the Wild

An unofficial Latte Dock PPA finally provides Ubuntu users with an easy way to install Latte Dock and run it on the Plasma desktop.

22 May 2017

KDE Plasma Is Adding Google Drive Integration

A developer has this week shown off KDE Google Drive integration working with the Dolphin file manager and the KDE equivalent of Online Accounts.

15 May 2017
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KDE Fans Launch Petition to Make Plasma Ubuntu’s Next Desktop

A new petition is calling for Canonical to make KDE Plasma Ubuntu's next desktop, following news that the distro is to drop Unity in favour of GNOME.

21 April 2017
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Enjade Wants to Recreate the Unity Desktop on KDE Plasma

Enjade is a new project that aims to recreate the Unity desktop experience atop KDE Plasma, including features such as the Unity Dash.

17 April 2017
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The KDE Ball Widget Bounces Back to Life

What's that boinging sound? Why, it's the sound of AWESOMENESS returning to the Plasma desktop.

14 March 2017

Do You Remember the KDE Bouncy Ball Widget?

Laughing as I threw a small red ball around my desktop — that's my earliest memory of using KDE. But what happened to the bouncy ball widget?

10 March 2017
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Lockscreen Media Controls, Improved Touch Experience coming in KDE Plasma 5.10

Lock screen media controls are one of several productivity improvements in Plasma 5.10, which is due for release at the end of May.

9 March 2017
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A Simple KDE Twitter Plasmoid

This KDE Twitter Plasmoids offers a simpler alternative to a desktop Linux twitter app like Choqok. See tweets, send tweets, and check mentions.

25 February 2017
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Make Your KDE Desktop Look like Unity with this Plasma Theme Pack

Ever looked at your KDE Plasma desktop and wished it looked a little more …like the Ubuntu Unity desktop? If you have — and hello all 3 of you, by the way — be sure to check […]

22 February 2017
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Plasma 5.9 Update Now Available in KDE Neon

KDE Plasma 5.9 is now available in KDE Neon User Edition.  The latest stable release of the popular desktop environment, Plasma 5.9 was released at the beginning of February. It brings a number of new […]

2 February 2017