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KDE Plasma 5.25 Beta Is Here with Floating Panels, New Customization Options, and More

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KDE Plasma 5.25 is packed with lots of new features, including full control of the Tablet Mode from both Wayland and X11 sessions, a smooth cross-fade effect when changing between old and new color schemes, a new “Crashed Processes Viewer” app, and new finger-following touchpad gestures for touch-friendly devices.

Also new is a configuration window for KRunner, support for configuring all the buttons of Wacom ExpressKey Remote devices, as well as a new floating mode for the panel that detaches it from the bottom of the screen to look more like a dock.

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Plasma 5.25 Beta

  • Plasma 5.25 Beta

    Today we are bringing you the preview version of KDE’s Plasma 5.25 desktop release. Plasma 5.25 Beta is aimed at testers, developers, and bug-hunters.

    To help KDE developers iron out bugs and solve issues, install Plasma 5.25 Beta and test run the features listed below. Please report bugs to our bug tracker.

    We will be holding a Plasma 5.25 beta review day on May 26 (details will be published on our social media) and you can join us for a day of bug-hunting, triaging and solving alongside the Plasma devs!

KDE Plasma 5.25 Beta is out now for testing

  • KDE Plasma 5.25 Beta is out now for testing

    Ready for even more improvements to come to the KDE Plasma desktop? I know I am and Plasma 5.25 Beta is now available.

    This is readying up for a full release for everyone on June 14th, and they will also be holding a special "beta review day" of May 26th where anyone can join in for a day of "bug-hunting, triaging and solving alongside the Plasma devs".

Kubuntu General News: Plasma 5.25 Beta available for testing

  • Kubuntu General News: Plasma 5.25 Beta available for testing

    Are you using Kubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our development builds of the upcoming 22.10 Kinetic Kudu?

    We currently have Plasma 5.24.90 (Plasma 5.25 Beta) available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 22.04, and in the Ubuntu archive and daily ISO build for the 22.10 development series.

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