September 27, 2016

KDE Discover Gets a New GUI Thanks To Kirigami's New Release

KDE's Discover Gets a Slick New GUI
KDE's Discover Gets a Slick New GUI

Earlier today, Marco Martin announced the release of Kirigami 1.1. For those who may not be aware, Kirigami is the former Plasma Mobile, redesigned to be more streamlined and allow for easy adhesion to the guidelines laid out by KDE's Visual Design Group.

September 6, 2016

Krita Gets New 3.0.1 Release, Boasts Many New Features And Bug Fixes

Les Miserable - Tago, Taken from the Krita Gallery
Les Miserable - Tago, Taken from the Krita Gallery

Krita, the cross-platform, open source software for concept artists, digital painters, and illustrators from the KDE Community, has announced a release today that contains an impressive list of new features and bug-fixes. So much so, that the 3.0.1 nomenclature is a bit misleading.

September 2, 2016

Meet KDE Now And The Future Of Email Push Notifications In KDE

For KDE Plasma users on the go, a new application may see the light of day sometime over the winter. For his GSoC project, Aditya Dev Sharma has worked diligently on an application called "KDE Now", which aims to provide an experience similar too "Google Now".

August 30, 2016

uCareSystem Core - An Easy And Efficient Way To Keep Your System In Top Shape

When we look to keep our Linux computers running like a fine-oiled machine, we usually employ one way or another to keep our systems up to date. For most of us, it's as simple as using the update manager application that comes packaged with our distribution of choice. Or some people prefer to drop to the command line for a good 'ole run-through of our friends "apt get update" and "apt full-upgrade". The point is, for the most part we are diligent folks who run Linux, and we try to do keep our systems tight, fresh, and as updated as possible. All good things, of course.

August 25, 2016

KDE Neon's User Edition Updated - Adds Exciting New Shiny Things Including Muon

Today KDE's Jonathan Riddell announced over at his blog that the KDE Neon User Edition iso was re-spun and added a few new items that many users (and developers) will appreciate.

On the developer front, the new iso image includes a shiny-new KDevelop 5 release for all your development needs. For those not familiar with KDevelop, it is described this way:
"Built on modern open source technology, the KDevelop IDE offers a seamless development environment to programmers that work on projects of any size. It is built by coders for coders and helps you get the job done while staying out of your way."