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KDE 5_15.07 – July release for Slackware-current

 Today my son had his last day at school – holiday time! We had little hope he would pass his semi-final year at the “middelbare school” but he managed to pull of a small miracle and passed anyway. Yay! His dad will sleep better now… and I used the relaxed mood to sit behind this […]

Updated KDE 5 packages for Slackware (release 5_15.02_02)

Earlier this week I grabbed the new Plasma source tarballs and used them to update my ‘ktown’ package set for KDE 5. I tagged that update “5_15.02_02″ to indicate that this is my second release in Feb 2015. Highlights Some more highlights of this incremental release are: Plasma has been upgraded to 5.2.1, this is a bugfix release. […]

KDE 5 (Plasma 5.2.0) available for Slackware -current

And yes – let me get this clear right from the start: this Plasma 5.2.0 desktop environment will replace the KDE 4 packages you have installed. What is this new ‘Plasma 5′ Plasma 5 is the “next-gen” KDE desktop. It has been in development for a long long time, with the goal of providing a […]

Thinking about working on KDE 5 again (frameworks, plasma, applications)

During these final days of my relatively long Christmas holiday, I have started looking at the KDE 5 build scripts again. KDE 4 has seen its final release sometime ago, and Patrick shows no signs of updating the KDE in slackware-current, so in order to bring some fresh excitement to KDE users on Slackware, I am pondering […]

KDE galore

The KDE community now has multiple release tracks for their software. It used to be just the monthly incrementals to the KDE Software Compilation, but part of the transition to Qt5, QML and the new Frameworks, this monolithic release schedule has been abandoned. The Frameworks 5 (successor of kdelibs) and Plasma 5 release schedules are […]