ostatic.com: Jos Poortvliet today announced the release of KDE Plasma 4.11 on dot.kde.org. He wrote this release is dedicated to Atul 'toolz' Chitnis, KDE contributor who passed away June 3. The rest of the announcement outlined all the wonderful improvements this release.
beginlinux.com: Does KMail – the default Email client shipping with KDE – come up to the mark? Despite the ubiquity of web-based email and email apps, Desktop email clients still have their uses.
muktware.com: Today we are surrounded by ‘smart’ devices all around us - smartphones, tablets, TVs, PCs and many more. These devices naturally don’t interact with each other. Some members of the KDE community have been working towards better device interaction.
makeuseof.com: Like most other Linux applications, there’s more than one that does the job, and the top two that offer the complete package are Compiz and KWin. While both of these solutions have their specific areas, we can still compare the objectively to see which one is more customizeable and functional.
ostatic.com: A new media center for KDE 5 / Plasma 2 has been in the works for a while and today Sinny Kumari posted some tangible details. With the release of a new beta, users can try it out too. Plasma Media Center 1.1 Beta introduces several cool new features besides a ton of bug fixes.
martin-graesslin.com: I just sent this to a KDE mailing list. And it’s true. The KDE Community’s software is:
- Switching the Plasma shells
- GNOME Terminal 3.10 Beta 1 Enables Nautilus Extension by Default
- KDE Task Manager Gets a Lot of Attention for 4.11
- GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8.4 Is Now Available for Download
- Thirteen Years of GUADEC
- KStars GSoC: OpenCL and a first performance report
- GNOME Alone – The Free Software Column
- What a life…
- In Conversation with Phillip Koops
- Have Fun with Splash Screens in KDE
- Amarok GSoC Weeks 4 and 5
- Graesslin: I'm porting KWin to Frameworks 5, Wayland backburnered
- Akademy 2013: Report with blackjack
- Akademy 2013 - Well Done
- Amarok MTP (Android) GSoC: week 5
- Another Akademy impressions
- Krita Webshop: New Designs
muktware.com: Aaron Seigo, a KDE developer, says that the ambitious KDE tablet Vivaldi are shipping to the team for quality testing.
vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.
blogs.kde.org: The other day I went to buy a DDR stick but the shop was closed so the only solution was to sit down and fix some memory hungry applications.
kde.org: Today KDE released the first release candidate of the new versions of Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.
martin-graesslin.com: Since my last post quite some progress has been made in getting KWin working on top of a Wayland compositor. My main focus of work has been on the input stack.
vizzzion.org: While other Free software projects drift apart, splitting up in multiple forks that stop talking to each other, differentiate based on the wrong reasons, what we see here during Akademy is projects growing closer to each other. This is a good development, so let’s look at it a bit more detailed.
ervin.ipsquad.ne: The KDE Manifesto is almost one year old now... That prompts the obvious question of "Did it have any effect?" And good news, yes it did, so all that work wasn't for nothing!
Also: Akademy 2013 is on
ostatic.com: Àlex Fiestas, KDE developer, has recently proposed a three month release schedule for major releases as opposed to the six month schedule now being practiced. He says it should reduce work load and allow users to get new features quicker.
linuxadvocates.com: I am going to tell you straight up, Netrunner Enigma is the best KDE-based (version 4.10.4) Ubuntu derivative I have ever used.
user-prompt.com: Call for participation in a study about the requirements for the screen management tool KScreen.
kde.org: Around a year ago, a school in the southeast of England, Westcliff High School for Girls Academy (WHSG), began switching its student-facing computers to Linux, with KDE providing the desktop software. The school's Network Manager, Malcolm Moore, contacted us at the time. Now, a year on, he got in touch again.