This week in KDE: KHamburgerMenu and some good bugfixes

Today I’d like to introduce an interesting new component that will eventually be rolled out in many KDE apps with menubars: KHamburgerMenu. This re-usable component allows QWidgets-based apps to show a custom hamburger menu w2hen the main menubar is hidden, like Dolphin already does. In fact, we are in the process of porting Dolphin’s custom … Continue reading This week in KDE: KHamburgerMenu and some good bugfixes

This week in KDE: kio-fuse and NeoChat rise

Merry Christmas everyone! We have some nice holiday presents for you: First of all, KDE’s FUSE-based remote location mounter kio-fuse got its first stable release, which means it can now be pre-installed by distros. That’s not all: we have a new KDE Matrix-based chat app: NeoChat! This app is a fork of Spectral, which a … Continue reading This week in KDE: kio-fuse and NeoChat rise

This week in KDE: Apps and Wayland fixes

First of all, those of you who were upset by the change to move Dolphin’s Breadcrumbs bar/URL navigator into the toolbar should be happy to hear that we’ve made it optional–you can remove it from the toolbar and it will return to its former location. Furthermore, the change will only take effect for new installs … Continue reading This week in KDE: Apps and Wayland fixes

This week in KDE: window thumbnails on Wayland

This week we got tons and tons of stuff done, including window thumbnails on Wayland! This much-awaited feature brings our Wayland session ever closer to parity with the X11 session. But wait, there’s more: New Features Konsole now lets you configure how dark inactive terminals become when using the “darken inactive terminals” feature (Tomaz Canabrava, … Continue reading This week in KDE: window thumbnails on Wayland

This Week in KDE: Plasma 5.20 features start landing

In addition to a ton of bugfixes for Plasma 5.19 which we just released, this week we started to land big improvements for Plasma 5.20. Take a look: New Features It’s now possible to independently configure the file size cut-off for displaying previews for local and remote files in Dolphin (Gastón Haro, Dolphin 20.08.0): It’s … Continue reading This Week in KDE: Plasma 5.20 features start landing

This week in KDE: Get new clipped subsurface Dolphin folder sizes

This week a lot of work was put into improving the reliability of the “Get new [thing]” feature integrated into many KDE apps and System Settings pages. Also, several Wayland improvements landed, including subsurface clipping. Finally, a major Dolphin feature request was implemented, allowing the display of on-disk folder sizes! There are also scads of … Continue reading This week in KDE: Get new clipped subsurface Dolphin folder sizes