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KDE Plasma 5.23 Release Brings a Fresh Look with Performance Updates

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The 25th-anniversary edition - KDE Plasma 5.23 is released with brand-new features and performance updates. Here's what's new.
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KDE Plasma 5.23

  • KDE Plasma 5.23 Continues the Trend of Incremental Improvements

    The new KDE Plasma 5.23 release offers users a more beautiful Plasma desktop and immersive experience for its 25th Anniversary.

    Let’s start with some clarification: KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment has just been released, but if you were expecting a revolution in how you use your desktop, that is not the release for you.

    This release is mainly focused on small but very useful features and incremental improvements. And to be honest, it has done a brilliant job with this task. So let’s go through the updates.

KDE Plasma 5.23 Desktop Released

  • KDE Plasma 5.23 Desktop Released

    The release of the custom KDE Plasma 5.23 shell is available , built using the KDE Frameworks 5 platform and the Qt 5 library using OpenGL / OpenGL ES for rendering acceleration. You can evaluate the work of the new version through the Live build from the openSUSE project and the build from the KDE Neon User Edition project . Packages for various distributions can be found on this page .

    The release is timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the project – on October 14, 1996, Matthias Ettrich announced the creation of a new free desktop environment aimed at end users, not programmers or system administrators, and able to compete with the commercial ones available at that time. products such as CDE. The GNOME project, which had similar goals, appeared 10 months later. The first stable release of KDE 1.0 was released on July 12, 1998, KDE 2.0 was released on October 23, 2000, KDE 3.0 on April 3, 2002, KDE 4.0 on January 11, 2008, KDE Plasma 5 in July 2014.

KDE Plasma 23 Overview and Where To Download

  • KDE Plasma 23 Overview and Where To Download

    Congratulations to KDE community, KDE Plasma 5.23 has been released at Wednesday, 14 October 2021 celebrating the 25th KDE Anniversary! This overview highlights several of its new features and informs you where to download and how to try Plasma quickly on your own computer. Let's try it together!

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