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Plasma 5.20 Beta: one absolutely massive release

Plasma 5.20 Beta

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KDE Plasma 5.20 Beta

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Plasma 5.20 is going to be one absolutely massive release! More features, more fixes for longstanding bugs, more improvements to the user interface! Read on for details:

Read on to discover all the new features and improvements of Plasma 5.20…

Look and Feel

Icon only task manager by default
Clock now with date by default

Updated panel default settings

Workspace Behavior

GTK Window Controls
KRunner standalone

KRunner standalone

System Settings & Info Center

Plasma Disks for S.M.A.R.T disk monitoring

Plasma Disks for S.M.A.R.T disk monitoring

Wayland

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Package Downloads

Distributions have created, or are in the process of creating, packages listed on our wiki page.

Package download wiki page

Supporting KDE

KDE is a Free Software community that exists and grows only because of the help of many volunteers that donate their time and effort. KDE is always looking for new volunteers and contributions, whether it is help with coding, bug fixing or reporting, writing documentation, translations, promotion, money, etc. All contributions are gratefully appreciated and eagerly accepted. Please read through the Supporting KDE page for further information or become a KDE e.V. supporting member through our Join the Game initiative.

About KDE

KDE is an international technology team that creates free and open source software for desktop and portable computing. Among KDE's products are a modern desktop system for Linux and UNIX platforms, comprehensive office productivity and groupware suites and hundreds of software titles in many categories including Internet and web applications, multimedia, entertainment, educational, graphics and software development. KDE software is translated into more than 60 languages and is built with ease of use and modern accessibility principles in mind. KDE's full-featured applications run natively on Linux, BSD, Windows and macOS.


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