KDE's Plasma Team presents a first glimpse at the evolution of the Plasma Workspaces. Plasma 2 Technology Preview demonstrates the current development status. The Plasma 2 user interfaces are built using QML and run on top of a fully hardware accelerated graphics stack using Qt5, QtQuick 2 and an OpenGL(-ES) scenegraph.
Source: http://phoronix.com/forums/showthread.p … post332880User Serafean posted this in the Phoronix forum post:4.11 will be the last feature release of the plasma-workspace (and plasma-netbook). Bugs will be fixed.Development of all other components (PIM, games...) will continue the same.There WILL be further KDE SC 4 series releases. the blog mentioned up to 4.13, but it might be above that.
Previously, I was getting problem starting X. Now, after starting X, I've found another issue. I've added .bash_profile and .xinitrc file to ~. Moreover, console used to appear before but now login screen appears. There are login option at bottom left where there is option like default,custom,KDE plasma Workspace,KDE plasma Workspace(failsafe session),TWM and Failsafe.
For years, KDE has delivered excellence in its Plasma desktop environment. The Plasma project is so big in itself, it has three parts- Plasma Desktop, Plasma Netbook and the new Plasma Active. Plasma Active turned some heads in October this year, when its first version appeared for tablets.Plasma Active 2 claims that it adapts to the way you use your device.
KDE SC 4.12.1 and kde-workspace 4.11.5 is currently moving to the stable repositories after having been tested for a week without any major issues.Highlights- kde-common has been renamed to chakra-common and now includes the two scripts chakra-paste by JMC and chakra-helper by Konwhald.- kde-workspace has been patched to display the width or height (depending on orientation) of Plasma panels when