The KDE Undertaking launched at present KDE Frameworks 5.100 as the newest model of this open-source assortment of greater than 80 add-on libraries to Qt offering generally wanted performance for the Plasma desktop and KDE apps.
The month-to-month KDE Frameworks releases proceed with model 5.100, which brings extra enhancements in your KDE Plasma desktop and associated apps. New options embrace the power to point out hidden folders within the dropdown menus for Dolphin’s path navigator bar if in case you have hidden recordsdata seen.
KDE Frameworks 5.100 additionally brings huge enhancements to the looks of listing views and listing part headers all through KDE apps, provides a brand new possibility to instantly delete trash objects which are greater than the present trash measurement, and makes avatar photos throughout KDE apps sharper and higher wanting on HiDPI screens or when utilizing a scale issue.
Extra enhancements can be found on this launch for varied KDE apps when utilizing the Plasma Wayland session and are activated externally. For instance, when activating System Settings from KRunner, the Plasma Uncover bundle supervisor from the KMoreTools menus, or the Dolphin file supervisor from different apps.
There’s additionally excellent news for NVIDIA GPU customers as KDE Frameworks 5.100 improves varied graphs within the Plasma System Monitor app to now not blink, freeze, or stutter. Furthermore, this launch improves the launching of assorted KDE apps in order that they now not grasp when recordsdata of their “Latest paperwork” lists will not be accessible.
Different fascinating adjustments embrace an up to date Eject button for mounted units within the Dolphin file supervisor that now transforms right into a busy indicator when unmounting a detachable gadget so you realize when it’s protected to bodily unplug the gadget, and an autotest for the PNG metadata extractor.
Moreover, the button to completely delete recordsdata in dialogs has been up to date to point out “Delete Completely,” the panel widgets’ pop-ups are actually displayed centered on the panel, and the Latest Paperwork lists had been up to date throughout KDE apps to show acceptable icons for latest recordsdata.
After all, there are additionally bug fixes to additional enhance the efficiency of your KDE Plasma desktop setting. Extra particularly, KDE Frameworks 5.100 fixes two points resulting in excessive CPU utilization when utilizing an animated AVIF picture as wallpaper or when disabling middle-click paste and copying sure content material.
Additionally mounted is a matter that might trigger enter to not be detected when utilizing the new mouse button rebinding feature within the newest KDE Plasma 5.26 desktop setting sequence. For extra particulars on the adjustments applied within the KDE Frameworks 5.100 launch, take a look at the total changelog on the release announcement page.
In the meantime, control the steady software program repositories of your GNU/Linux distribution for the KDE Frameworks 5.100 packages and replace your installations as quickly as they’re accessible for a greater, quicker and safer Plasma desktop expertise.
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