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Plasma 5.18 is out: easier system settings, interactive notifications, emojis, wallpapers and more

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A brand new version of the Plasma desktop is now available.

In Plasma 5.18 you will find neat new features that make notifications clearer, settings more streamlined and the overall look more attractive. Plasma 5.18 is easier and more fun to use, while at the same time allowing you to be more productive when it is time to work.

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Also: KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released After A Lot Of Polishing, New Features

KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Desktop Environment Officially Released

  • KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Desktop Environment Officially Released

    Four months in development, the KDE Plasma 5.18 release is the second LTS (Long Term Support) series of the acclaimed Open Source desktop environment used by numerous GNU/Linux distributions, including Kubuntu, KDE neon, Manjaro, openSUSE, and many others.

    It comes two years after KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS, which will no longer receive maintenance updates, with a revamped notification system, Flatpak portal support, a Night Color feature, better integration of GTK apps, browser integration, redesigned system settings pages, support for managing Thunderbolt devices, and display management improvements.

KDE Plasma 5.18 Released

  • KDE Plasma 5.18 Released

    The KDE community today announced the release of Plasma 5.18. This version of the popular desktop environment is the latest long-term supported release and brings an emoji selector, user feedback capabilities, a global edit mode, and improvements to System Settings, the Discover software manager, widgets, GTK integration and much more.

KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released With New Features

  • KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Released With New Features

    KDE plasma desktop is undoubtedly one of the most impressive Linux desktop environments available out there right now.

    Now, with the latest release, the KDE Plasma desktop just got more awesome!


    Normally, you would Google an emoji to copy it to your clipboard or simply use the good-old emoticons to express yourself.

    Now, with the latest update, you get an emoji selector in Plasma Desktop. You can simply find it by searching for it in the application launcher or by just pressing (Windows key/Meta/Super Key) + . (period/dot).

    The shortcut should come in handy when you need to use an emoji while sending an email or any other sort of messages.

Plasma 5.18 LTS Released!

KDE Plasma 5.18 out now with a more polished user interface

  • KDE Plasma 5.18 out now with a more polished user interface

    The development team and contributors have greatly improved the KDE Plasma desktop environment with this release. Support for this version will end in two years, February 2022.

    The KDE community announced the release of the latest version of its popular desktop environment, KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS. It’s their latest long-term supported release and includes user feedback capabilities, widgets, the Discover software manager, System Settings improvements, an emoji selector, GTK Integration, global edit mode, and more.

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