This Week in KDE: In case you thought Plasma wasn't configurable enough, now you get to pick your preferred accent colors too. That is, you can choose the background colors of highlighted menu options or selected items.
Kalendar alpha running on Pinephone (devlog 12) https://tube.kockatoo.org/videos/watch/0328c630-82e4-4feb-85d6-a16ac14c2cb6
Akademy 2021 Interview: In Conversation with Patricia Aas https://tube.kockatoo.org/videos/watch/4afe5fb4-71bf-49c4-ab40-047e22d2b709
FrontPageLinux.com Article: https://frontpagelinux.com/tutorials/17-kde-plasma-features-that-you-didnt-know-about/
I Fell in Love with These Two Linux Devices https://tube.kockatoo.org/videos/watch/ea7e6ac7-cf97-4a98-a216-bb66777c022c
Claudio has been working on building up features and refining the design of Kalendar, a modern calendaring and task management software that works both on the Plasma desktop and Plasma Mobile.
Swapnil has been busy implementing Android integration for Kasts, KDE's convergent podcast software, as well as adding chapter markers.
Valentin is working on Deep Sky Object catalogs for KStars and increased the stability and documentation of KDE's astronomy software.
Suraj has improved KDE's personal financial management software, KMyMoney, as well as Alkimia, the backend most of KDE's finance software uses.
Lucas has worked on one of the more glaring absences in KDE's end user software: the lack of support for KDE Connect on iOS.
Google Summer of Code (or #GSoC, for short) provides free software communities and students a great opportunity to work together on enhancing and improving projects and learning about coding and working on a project in the process.
What follows are some of the tasks carried out by KDE students during GSoC 2021 with links to their progress reports:
NeoChat is a free open source @matrix messaging app for Linux desktop and mobile. You can follow at:
This Week in KDE: Plasma gets a new windows overview look, you can choose the status of your Bluetooth adapter on login, and the loading spinner now looks like a rotating gear ⚙️!
A few days ago, we released version 2.0.0 of MauiKit and the Maui Applications. These updates will be present in the next distribution release (end of August); however, continue reading if you'd like to try them before then.
#Kdenlive 21.08 is out with an upgraded engine, new time remapping and masking effects, many usability improvements and bug fixes.
Anyone fancy a KDE-based, classic-style, PDA? PinePhone + PinePhone Keyboard + #PlasmaMobile.
August Community Update!
We're excited to announce the
#PineNote: fast refresh e-ink panel, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, Rockchip RK3566- $399
- #PinePhone keyboard enters production - coming soon
- #PinebookPro new touchpad firmware
- development updates
And _much_ more!
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