Exciting news from the Plasma Bigscreen project: The second beta has been released with support for 2 ARM architectures, a faster @mycroft_ai core (the artificial intelligence behind Bigscreen's virtual assistant), support for KDE Connect, and much more.


Got children running around the house because of lockdown? Keep them busy with KDE for Kids! Fun and educational activities for children from 6 to 99 years old.


KStars v3.5.0 has been released! KStars lets you identify heavenly bodies, plan observations and get the most out of your telescope. A great resource both for educators and astronomy aficionados, enjoy the Universe from your desktop!


This Week in KDE - Apps and Wayland fixes, including: Move Dolphin’s breadcrumbs bar where you want it to be, Spectacle's rectangular region selection works in Wayland, Plasma Media Controller applet gets shuffle and loop controls, and more.


La versión en español de Akademy, Akademy-ES, arranca esta tarde a las 17:30 UTC con un taller de Kdenlive. Regístrate aquí:


The Spanish edition of Akademy, Akademy-ES, kicks off online this evening at 17:30 UTC with a live Kdenlive workshop. Register here:



¿Hablas Español? If you do, check out Akademy-ES this weekend. Starting on Friday November 20, enjoy three fun days of workshops, talks, and panels on everything KDE.

Registration and all details, schedule and activities available at kde-espana.org/akademy-es-2020

KDE and @PINE64 Introduce the PinePhone - KDE Community edition.

Experience the future of KDE's open mobile platform here:


Less than a day until the big reveal. Watch this space.

This week in KDE: find the on-disk location of songs on Elisa, check out Konsole's new configurable toolbar, download new KRunner Runners from store.kde.org from the System Settings page, and tons of other improvements and bugfixes.


A new bugfix version of LabPlot, KDE's app for visualizing and analyzing complex sets of data, is out. LabPlot 2.8.1 lets you change the labels' backgrounds and copy results from the cursor to the clipboard, and also corrects many minor, but annoying bugs.


Want to keep up with what's going on in Linux's app ecosystem? The Linux App Summit (linuxappsummit.org/) starts in 30 minutes! You can still register and attend!

Join us: linuxappsummit.org/register/

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This Week in KDE: "The user interface improvements you've always wanted" -- Check out the new Plasma System Monitor, Dolphin's inline space indicator for mounted devices, KWallet's user password syncing, and much more.


: A New Way to Change the Volume?

Hover your cursor over the volume indicator in Plasma's desktop tray (no clicking, no dragging) and just scroll that wheel! 💡

Music: Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/) Distributed under CC-By 4.0 license.

Today, KDE devs release updates for multiple apps. Among other things, Krita, the popular program for painters, gets advanced new features; Partition Manager supports more use cases; and Konversation (chat IRC program) gets a cool new dark theme.


KDE Plasma's System Monitor gets a facelift and a new backend, letting you keep track of all your machine's resources, such as how much space you have left on your hard disks, the load on your CPU and the applications slowing down your system.


Kontact is KDE's suite for email, calendars, contacts and tasks. The new upcoming version uses 30% less database storage, comes with improved synchronization with your email provider, and gets better support for smart cards, among many other things.


This week in KDE: Continuous bug massacre - the login sound bug has been squashed, look out for a new "Breeze Twilight" global theme, and dozens of improvements and tweaks hit Konsole, Wayland, Okular, and more.


The time has come! The Post Akademy Meet Up begins soon!
There is still time to register if you haven’t already:
(You will also find the room link on this page)

In this week's Late Night Linux podcast the gang talks KDE about

🎧 Plasma 5.20
🎧 Krita 4.4.0 released
🎧 Plasma browser integration on Edge
🎧 Inside KDE: leadership and long-term planning


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