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Plasma 5 ISO Update February

We are proud to announce a fresh new Update for our Plasma 5 version of Neptune 4.5. 

This version brings the latest and greatest of the Plasma 5 world to you. This includes Plasma 5.8.5 together with the desktop fix for contextmenu aswell as Dolphin 16.12.2, Kdenlive 16.12.2, Chromium 56, Icedove 45.6. 

Besides that it ships the newest KDE Frameworks 5.30.

This all sits on the base of the latest LTS Kernel 4.9.9.

You can find the ISO on our downloadpage

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KDE Applications 16.12.2

KDE Applications 16.12.2 is now available for Plasma 5 users of Neptune.

This brings in several bugfixes and improvements for the file manager Dolphin that make it more robust and faster. Besides that the archiving application Ark fixes a bug that lead to crashes and the application Konsole also got several bugfixes to address issues. 

Kdenlive was updated again and brings in several fixes to improve overall stability and improving video editing features. 

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Plasma 5 ISO Update

We are proud to announce a fresh new Update for our Plasma 5 version of Neptune 4.5. 

This version brings the latest and greatest of the Plasma 5 world to you. This includes Plasma 5.8.5 together with the desktop fix for contextmenu aswell as Dolphin 16.12.1, Kdenlive 16.12.1, Chromium 55, Icedove 45.6. 

Besides that it ships the newest KDE Frameworks 5.30.

This all sits on the base of the latest LTS Kernel 4.4.44.

You can find the ISO on our downloadpage

Update: The ISO was updated to fix an issue reported by some users. 

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KF 5.30 + KDE Apps 16.12.1 Updates

A new update for our Plasma 5 user landed in our repo. This includes KDE Frameworks 5.30 with several bugfixes and new features like for example new icons in Breeze. 
Besides that we also updated the KDE Applications Dolphin, Ark and Kdenlive to version 16.12.1 which also include several bugfixes and new features.

Last but not least we again updated Plasma 5.8.5 to include a patch for the annoying right click on desktop icon bug which not only showed the context menu but also performed a left click and executed the marked file.

 

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Neptune 4.5.3 Release

We are proud to announce the third Neptune 4.5 service release.

This version comes with the newest updates like Chromium 55 & Icedove 45.5 aswell as an upgraded graphicsstack based on Mesa 13.0.2. Besides that this version comes by default with the LTS Kernel 3.18.45. (Newer 4.4 based kernel releases can be found in our repository)

You can find all the changes in our Changelog and the download on our download page.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The Neptune Team wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

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KDE Applications 16.12

We proudly present the newest KDE Applications Version 16.12 for our Plasma 5 users. 

The biggest changes address new features in ark the archivemanager which now allows more flexible editing of archives aswell as the filemanager Dolphin, Kate, Konsole and KDEnlive. 

For more details take a look at the changelog.

 

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Chromium 55 + KF 5.29

As one of the last big updates this year we are proud to announce new packages for Chromium and KDE Frameworks 5.

Chromium 55 comes with several security fixes and speed improvements. There are several small changes in the user interface to provide a smoother experience. (popups) By default Chromium now disables the flash plugin and only enables it on sites you approve on. Encrypted websites now are indicated with an additional 'Secure' text besides the green lock symbol. The native html5 audio/video player got an update and no shows a download button for media files if allowed. Annoying autoplay audio samples when opening up new websites are now blocked by default.

Besides Chromium we also updated KDE Frameworks to version 5.29 for our Plasma 5 users. This version brings several new features and bugfixes. Baloo the file indexing service for example now indexs faster as ever. There are several improvements for KIO and Plasma Frameworks aswell. If you want to know more take a look at the changelog site from KDE.

 

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New graphicstack (Mesa 13.0.2)

Neptune got a new graphicstack based on Mesa 13.0.2. 

This version brings new driver support for 3D animations and OpenGL in Neptune as free drivers for the Intel, Nvidia or AMD cards. 

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Plasma 5.8.4, KF 5.28 & KDE Apps 16.08.3 Update

Our Repositories for Plasma 5, KF 5 and KDE Apps are now up to date with the newest versions of Plasma 5.8.4, KDE Frameworks 5.28 aswell as KDE Applications 16.08.3.

Dolphin got some fixes backported from 16.12 already to fix the annoying scrolling problem in the places panel aswell as some other issues. The archiving application ark got updated and now allows stopping an extraction process reliably. 

For the first time we also ship the software center application Plasma Discover which is based on the Kirigami user interface. 

You can find a detailed changelog on the KDE.org website.

 

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