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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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Update notice

Today we updated our default package manager apt to its new version 1.0.

This one comes with a new user interface and resolver accessible via the command line apt command.
Toghether with this update we also upgraded Packagekit to version 1.0 and Apper 0.9.1. 

During the update process with apper it will prompt you with an error message. Ignore this and reboot the system to fully be able to use apper again. 

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Plasma 5.8.3 now available

Plasma 5.8.3 is now available for all our users in our Plasma 5 repository. 

This version comes with the usual fixes and improvements especially for quitting the session (e.g. shutdown or reboot) in the power manager Powerdevil and the volume control Plasma-Pa.

If you want to learn more take a look at the detailed changelog

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Plasma 5 ISO Updated

We are proud to announce an updated Plasma 5 ISO which includes the greatest and latest of our testing version of Neptune.

This includes the brand new Plasma 5.8.1 (+kactivitymanagerd patch) aswell as new KF5 5.27 and Updates to KDE Applications 16.08.2.

It also includes the new LTS kernel 4.4.24, Chromium 53 and a bunch of security fixes and updates till 14th of October 2016. 

You can get the updated ISO from our Download Page. 

Enjoy

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Plasma 5.8.1 now available

Plasma 5.8.1 is now available in our Neptune Plasma repository.

For information take a look at the Releasenotes.

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Plasma 5.8 final version available

The final version of Plasma 5.8.0 is now available in our Neptune Plasma repository.

For information take a look at the Releasenotes.

 

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Plasma 5.8 Beta 1 + KF 5.26 now available

 

KDE Plasma 5.8

KDE Plasma 5.8 Beta 1 (5.7.95) is now available in our plasma 5 repos together with the update to KDE Frameworks 5.26
Feel free to test Plasma 5.8 Beta 1 as this becomes the first LTS for Plasma 5 with 18 months support.

Existing Neptune Plasma 5 users just have to perform a normal update to get this new version.

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Chromium 53 Update available

We updated Chromium to version 53 which comes with some bugfixes and an enormous speed improvement up to 40% in browsing.

It also includes important security fixes so that we encourage any Neptune user to update to this new release.

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KDE Plasma 5.7.4 + KDE Applications 16.08.1

KDE Plasma 5.7.4 with the usual bugfixes is now in our plasma 5 repo.
Most of the KDE Applications 16.08.1 are also now in our kdeapps repo.

See the official announcements of KDE Plasma 5.7.4 and KDE Applications 16.08.1 for more information.

Feel free to test out and give feedback.
Plasma 5 users will get the update through the normal update process with our update manager
apper.

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