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MyGNUHealth is a new KDE application that monitors your health and protects your privacy. Please join Luis Falcon at a #firesidechat about it and more on 12 February 2021 at 17:00 UTC. You can expect to hear all about the new MyGNUHealth app, ask questions, suggest add-ons or pitch your ideas, and enjoy some relaxed conversation. For more information, visit https://community.kde.org/Fireside_chats
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This week in KDE: choose where to open tabs in Dolphin, find widgets easier with the new “Get new Plasma Widgets” dialog, and get text flowing in Konsole -- among many more improvements and enhancements.
@opensuse Tumbleweed had a great week of updates. Tons of packages were updated this week with #Xfce & @kde Frameworks, Applications and Plasma leading the pack. https://news.opensuse.org/2021/01/15/xfce-kde-packages-flood-this-weeks-tw-snapshots/
New Features for Plasma Themes and how to make the best out of them!
NeoChat 1.0.1 is out, fixing multiple bugs. Most importantly you can now log in even if your home server doesn't implement the well-known spec and user avatars in the room list appear correctly now. https://carlschwan.eu/2021/01/13/neochat-1.0.1-first-bugfix-release/
Kontact, KDE's set of utilities that helps you manage your email, calendars, contacts and more, has received more than a 1000 improvements just in the last two months. Developers are also working on porting Kontact to Windows.
The selection process for Season of KDE is finished and 22 projects were selected. You can read more about all the selected projects on https://carlschwan.eu/2021/01/11/announcing-season-of-kde-selected-projects/
This week in KDE: KDE Plasma improves multi-monitor support, the Dolphin file manager got some cool animations, and Plasma's app launcher makes it easier to reach your favorite programs.
Have you seen This Week in Matrix yet!? First of the year, absolutely top quality news and updates about Matrix, including an interview with the maintainers of NeoChat, the Matrix client from KDE! #twim #matrix #decentralisation https://matrix.org/blog/2021/01/08/this-week-in-matrix-2021-01-08
Kaidan, KDE's instant messaging app for Jabber, gets financial support from the NLnet Foundation to implement end-to-end encryption.
New releases for KDE software in January include KIO Fuse, an add-on that lets all applications like LibreOffice access remote files safely as if they were local; lots of bugfixes; and exciting new apps MyGNUHealth, KGeoTag and Kongress adopted into KDE.
KDE roadmap for 2021: Production ready Wayland, fingerprint support, brand new start menu, and more
Can you see the numbers in their silhouettes?
Here is my illustration to wish the end of the pandemic for 2021. Let's hope it will happen.
Happy New Year!
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