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We are looking for new big ideas. Submit your proposal for what our community should focus on next and set KDE's goals for the coming years.

@tetris4 reflects on how far the KDE Community has come in regard to streamlining the onboarding of new contributors.

The KDE Community welcomes our Google Summer of Code students for 2019! These students will be working with our development teams throughout the summer, adding features, squashing bugs and porting apps to new platforms.

Nate Graham sums up the giant steps towards a beautiful and user-friendly desktop made by the KDE Community.

registration is now open. This year we are going to Milan, so sign up to get together with the KDE community and visit one of Italy's most vibrant cities.

You can also add an attractive badge to your blog, website or social media account and tell the world you are coming to .

Back in March, the privacy team met up in Leipzig. Read about their plans to anonymize connections of KDE apps with the outside world, make encrypting folders easy (coming in Plasma 5.16!) and sandbox KWallet.

Check it out! More than 200 KDE apps all in one place:

Which ones do you use?


Also: Read the "Making of" the most complete KDE app catalogue available at:

KDE boosted

This week in Usability and Productivity: New wallpaper for Plasma 5.16 + Spectacle can take full screen shots on 4K displays + KDE Connect notifications are now configurable

We have a winner! Plasma 5.16's next wallpaper will be Ice Cold by Santiago Cézar.

Santiago will be receiving a @slimbook One compact computer as soon as we get Plasma 5.16 on it.

The best submissions will be shipped with Plasma 5.16 and the winner will receive a @slimbook One compact computer

5.16 wallpaper competition enters its final hours. Deadline for submissions 00:00 CEST tonight. Then the jury will decide on the winner. Check out all the entries and tell us which one you like best.

.@krita 4.2 is out. It comes with improved support for more tablets, better support for multi-monitor setups, works with HDR images in all shapes and forms, including animations (Windows only for now), has slicker and faster brushes, and so, so much more.

Want to tell the KDE community about your project? Pitch your talk here

and come to Akademy ✈️ this September in Milan.

Hurry! The last day for submissions is Friday!

The end of the competition is coming! Less than 48 hours before judges pick the entry that will become Plasma 5.16's wallpaper. Who will win a cool @slimbook One compact computer (

Tell us which entry you prefer below!

Roland Wooster, chairman of the VESA Display task group, showcases @krita as the only painting app in existence that supports HDR displays.

This week in Usability & Productivity #72: Remote Desktop on Wayland now works! + Spectacle lets you open your screenshot or its containing folder + dozens upon dozens of solved bugs and mended papercuts.

KDE boosted

@kde offers an LTS version and users of @opensuse Leap know how good it is; Plasma 5.12 is so good, it will continue into Leap 15.1. Get the ultimate customization with KDE's Plasma 5.12 & Frameworks 5.55.0 -

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