Want to contribute to KDE but not sure how? Translating is something most people can do and this weekend there's a workshop Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to help people get started:
If you happen not to be in Yogyakarta this weekend, you can still help: Check out our guide on getting started with translating KDE:
This week in KDE: touchy and scrolly and GTK-ey and iconey:
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KDE's Apps Update for November
New release of LabPlot, bugfixes in dozens of apps, Kdenlive is in the Snap store and find out what's new apps are coming up in the future.
Linux Magazine Italia features #Akademy2019 in its central pages and includes a comprehensive interview with local organizer Riccardo Iaconelli:
Crepuscular and creepy -- KDE websites get dark theme just in time for Halloween:
The new web page for KDE's Goals shows what we're concentrating on for the next couple of years and how you can join in.
It started life as a cashew in KDE 4 and morphed into a hamburger in Plasma. Now it is gone. What was officially known as the "Desktop toolbox", the menu in the upper right (sometimes upper left) corner of your desktop has been removed.
Instead, long clicking (long press on touch-screens), or right clicking and choosing "Customize layout" brings up a control panel. Use it to add widgets, manage workspaces and configure the desktop. Learn about more changes here:
A treasure trove of bleeding-edge KDE data: We have uploaded all the videos of talks from #Akademy2019 to PeerTube. Find out about how we sped up Plasma, mobile apps for controlling drones, and how Plasma and Mycroft may one day drive your car.
Would you like to host Akademy in your own town? Here's a simple HOWTO guide. Send us your submission and become the KDE hero your city needs.
The LabPlot project releases version 2.7 for your data analysis and graphing needs. LabPlot 2.7 comes with better calculated columns for the Spreadsheet, improved drawing performance, a new plot cursor for measuring positions on a graph, and more.
#PlasmaMobile's third weekly update: Improvements to contacts on Kaidan (instant messaging app), an upcoming mobile BibTex app, better usability for Calindori calendar app, and tons of back-end tweaks.
KDE's Plasma 5.17 just landed! Check out the new smart notification system, improved and expanded System Settings, increased usability and gestures and much more!
Couldn't make it to #Akademy2019? No worries: the talks were recorded, so now you can watch them all. Get up to speed with the improvements to Plasma (desktop and mobile), KDE's community goals and all the exciting apps for drones, VR and more.
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KDE is All About the Apps: October Update
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