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KDE Plasma 5.17 released! Much faster and responsive

Short term version of Plasma released with lots of news.

O Plasma KDE project's desktop environment is full of features and increasingly customizable. Your development team is always implementing new features and optimizing DE, and behold, your new version is scheduled for release.

kde-plasma-5.17-environment-linux-graphical-interface-qt-free-open-source software We recently talked about the development of Plasma version 5.17, you can access by this link, however the news does not end up a.

In addition to features such as the arrival of Night Color on the X11 (designed to reduce distress caused by overexposure to bright screens), redesign of various parts of the desktop environment, Discover adjustments, among others already featured in the post above. More corrections and refinements were employed in this new version.

KDE Plasma is considered by many to be one of the fastest DEs available on the market today, and it knows how to measure between using hardware features. Now the system is even faster, as the team has converted the Bash startup scripts to C ++, enabling simultaneous execution.

Wayland compatibility has been worked on, improving configuration management of multiple monitors and introducing fractional scaling. In this way the dimensions of all screen elements will be adapted, and having better appear on very high resolution (HiDPI) monitors.

The following video shows a brief presentation of the new features of the release.

Plasma 5.17.0 was released on Tuesday (15), but is already scheduled for the next release.

Release Date: October 22 Plasma 5.17.1;

Release Date: October 29 Plasma 5.17.2;

Release Date: November 12 Plasma 5.17.3;

Release Date: December 3 Plasma 5.17.4;

Release Date: 7 January Plasma 5.17.5.

Remember that this version is short term, so only 5 maintenance updates will be released.

Do you use KDE Plasma? Without a doubt one of the most powerful DEs, whether in the Linux world or beyond.


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