More posts about “plasma”

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
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Simple Menu Launcher Is The KDE App Launcher I’ve Been Dreaming Of

I’ve recently started using KDE Plasma again after several years of only poking around in GNOME-based desktops, e.g. Unity, Budgie, Cinnamon, etc. While I wouldn’t say I’m fully orientated in K Desktop Environment land just yet I […]

1 February 2017
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Where To Download The (Gorgeous) KDE Plasma 5.9 Wallpaper

Today’s release of Plasma 5.9, the latest stable release of the Linux desktop environment created by KDE, brings with a bunch of welcome changes and new features. Among them is a shiny new wallpaper — and […]

1 February 2017
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KDE Plasma 5.9 Released, This Is What’s New

KDE has announced the release of Plasma 5.9, the latest version of its modern desktop environment.  “Plasma 5.9 brings many exciting new features to your desktop”, project lead Jonathan Riddell says. But precisely what? Let’s take a […]

31 January 2017
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[How To] Install KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS on Ubuntu

KDE Plasma desktop 5.8 LTS was released back in October, but only landed in the Kubuntu backports PPA this weekend, thus making it available to those of you running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. We’ll skip on to the installation instructions in just […]

18 December 2016

KDE Plasma Mobile — The Linux Phone You’ve Been Waiting For?

While Ubuntu Phone continues to stew, bereft of new devices and little developer interest, other efforts to create a fully-fledged Linux* smartphone are picking up pace. Chief among them is KDE Plasma Mobile. KDE itself needs little introduction. […]

6 November 2016
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Arc Theme for KDE Plasma? Yup, It Exists

We’re big fans of the Arc GTK theme here on OMG! Ubuntu! — but I’m going to guess you already know that. Over the past few months we’ve shown you how to install the Arc theme […]

9 August 2016

See What’s New In KDE Plasma 5.7 [Video]

The latest changes shipping in KDE Plasma 5.7, released today, are on show in a slick new YouTube video.

5 July 2016