Is the KDE 5 desktop stable enough for normal users?

This not a rant! I just want to share some concerns about the quality of the current KDE desktop and its deployment to normal users. I upraded to KDE 5 by upgrading from Fedora 21 to Fedora 22. I did this rapidly on four laptops because I liked the new fresh look. Two of them... Continue Reading →


An icon-only taskbar

I wanted to have the option the hide the text labels in the taskbar for quite some time now. I stumbled over bug 159480 recently and noticed that I'm not the only one. Sadly my patch for the task applet has been rejected by the maintainers, because they do not see enough value in this... Continue Reading →

KDE’s onscreen keyboard

A big hello to all planetkde readers and authors. This is my first post here and it's about my main current KDE project. Since KDE 4.4 the kdeplasma-addons package contains an onscreen keyboard. I decided to write one after I didn't find a really useable keyboard for text input for a touchscreen-umpc. Well, I gave... Continue Reading →

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