Usability and Productivity 79: Among other changes, screen flickering at boot-up for high DPI scaling has gone, Gwenview problems when loading and displaying remote files are solved, and "Picture of the day" wallpaper plugin now does Unsplash.
KDE userbase, the wiki where users can learn about everything KDE, gets a makeover: It is now cleaner, clearer and easier to use.
Virtual Reality user interfaces, an AI in you car, and the future of KDE Community's goals are just some of the things we'll be talking about at #Akademy2019. The program for Akademy is available now!
Attendees to the "Plasma Desktop and Usability/Productivity Sprint" squashed bugs, added features and made Plasma ready for the future!
KDE ❤️ @debian : Thanks for Buster!
Come and meet Roman and Kai-Uwe at Tübix!
Kontact, KDE's email, calendar, contact, itinerary and life organizer, keeps getting better and better.
New stuff includes: colored emojis 😎 , grammar correction and markdown built into Kmail; integrating KCalCore (calendar engine) and KContacts (addressbook engine) into KDE Frameworks 5; and cleaning up code and squashing bugs in general.
Usability and Productivity week 77 - Plasma Sprint Special: Improved notifications, new annotation dialogs for Okular, Dolphin enhancements for better file and folder management, and tons of other stuff.
At Casa @slimbook today, Plasma and Usability teams looked at:
🥘 Improving Plasma widget configurability
🥘 Making Qt scaling work on X11
🥘 How to get changelogs into AppStream for apps
🥘 How Kai fixed a bazillion trillion Notification bugs
🥘 Adding a new "play media on hover" feature to Dolphin
🥘 How to make Task Manager smarter when raising/minimizing all windows of an app or raising the most recently used window in a group
🥘 Making "Do Not Disturb" automatic when screens are mirrored (pic)
Valve hires KWin core developer Roman Gilg for gaming-related XServer and KWin improvements. Roman seems to have a ton of cool projects in the pipeline, and this makes me happy. #KDE
LliureX is an educational distro by the local government in Valencia based on KDE neon and KDE Plasma, due for release next month.
They are at the Plasma sprint and have been warmly received.
Meanwhile over in Madrid last night they won the #OpenExpo19 #OpenAwards 2019! https://twitter.com/OpenExpoEurope/status/1141744682650804224
The Plasma team and Usability team have reached Casa @slimbook for a week long sprint in Valencia.
Today Plasma folks worked on lots of Wayland stuff, virtual keyboards and input methods, discussing future plans for LTS releases and Qt 6.
KDE is at The OpenExpo Europe 2019 in Madrid today.
Visit the community village to try out Plasma on Slimbook, Pinebook, handheld and phone!
@OpenExpoEurope @SlimbookEs @thepine64 #OpenExpo19
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More good news: @slimbook have put down the price of the KDE Slimbook II by €50. New Slimbooks will of course ship with Plasma 5.16.
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