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wlroots in KWinFT

16. July 2021

KWinFT is from today on internally making use of wlroots. A detailed look at reasons and impact of this important change.

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In the Second Year of KWinFT

13. June 2021

The KWinFT project is now in its second year. With version 5.22 just released let's take a look back at the first year and a look forward at what this second year promises.

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Curious Child

28. February 2021

The internal handling of window children on Wayland as on X11 has been reorganized in the latest version of KWinFT. A quick overview of the new implementation.

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Window Kindergarten

19. February 2021

An introduction to child windows and related ideas, what is an important mental model on X11 just as much as on Wayland.

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The Windowing Revolution

8. February 2021

The new version of KWinFT contains a monumental rewrite of its windowing logic. Read on for an overview of the changes and why this rewrite was necessary.

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KWinFT Project 5.20 Released

15. October 2020

New versions of the KWinFT projects are available now. Aligned with the release of Plasma 5.20 they offer new features and stability improvements.

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Universal Means to Specific Ends

25. September 2020

Today's beta release of KWinFT features a fundamental upgrade to Disman making it a truly universal display management solution not only for KWinFT and KDE Plasma but for a multitude of other desktop environments and window managers too.

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Wrapland Redone

25. May 2020

A first update on ongoing developments in the KWinFT project featuring a redesign of Wrapland's server library and two more projects joining KWinFT.

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The KWinFT Project

15. April 2020

Announcing the birth of the KWinFT project, a reboot of the window manager KWin and its accompanying libwayland wrapping library KWayland in the form of Wrapland. Its first release is available now.

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Political Activism in KDE

22. September 2019

A reflection on current political activism in KDE and what other possibilities there might be.