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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_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 […]

Support for old-school XEmbed system tray icons in Plasma 5

Plasma 5 has abandoned the old xembed-based system tray support. I mentioned that in my announcement post for the Plasma 5 packages for Slackware-current, and also mentioned that there are solutions for that in Plasma 5. This means that a lot of applications (meaning: all non-Plasma 5 applications) will fail to display an icon in […]

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 […]