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KDE 5_15.02 release for Slackware-current

I have released an incremental upgrade to my ‘ktown’ package set for KDE 5 aka Plasma 5. I have decided on a version tag for my packages, consisting of MajorRelease_Year.Month. Therefore, this package set carries version 5_15.02. The KDE 5_15.02 increment contains the KDE Frameworks 5.7.0, Plasma 5.2.0 and Applications 14.12.2. Also present is a […]

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 […]

Waiting for KDE 5 (Plasma 5)?

The KDE community released the source code to Plasma 5.2.0 today, and some of you are dying to see what it looks like. You just need to wait a little longer. I have built all the packages, and I am doing a final quality check. Then I’ll have to write a proper README generate the […]

Using git while working on KDE 5

Even though I caught a bad cold (luckily, it was not the flu as I feared at first) I managed to do a lot of prepping for new KDE 5 packages (Frameworks, Plasma, Applications) since last week. The way I tackled KDE updates in the past, was to update the sources, check the continued need […]

KDE update: 4.14.2. No KDE5 updates yet – devs need to get their act together

Remember when everybody was so excited that the KDE developers abandoned their “monolithic” release schedule where all the software was stamped with the same version number and released as a “Software Compilation”… There have been a number of releases for the KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 (which depend on the Frameworks) in decoupled release […]