KDE Plasma 5.16 Desktop to Improve Multi-Screen Support, System Settings Pages
While we’re all eagerly waiting for the KDE Plasma 5.15 desktop environment to hit the streets, which will happen tomorrow, February 12th, 2019, the KDE Project already works on new features and improvements for future releases.
Renowned KDE developer Nate Graham published another weekly report on the new features and improvements he and his team worked on for upcoming versions of the KDE Plasma desktop environment, as well as the KDE Applications and KDE Frameworks software suites. The good news is that the issue is already fixed in KDE Plasma 5.15.
First and foremost, the developer reveals the fact that a KDE Plasma 18.104.22.168 bugfix release will be available this week to address a critical issue in the latest KDE Plasma 5.14.5 desktop environment which prevents users from updating their system via the Plasma Discover package manager.
“We’ve pushed a fix into the 5.14 branch that should cause the stuck backend to time out after one minute, allowing everything else… (read more)