Universal means to specific ends
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.
A first update on ongoing developments in the KWinFT project featuring a redesign of Wrapland's server library and two more projects joining KWinFT.
The KWinFT project
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.
Political activism in KDE
A reflection on current political activism in KDE and what other possibilities there might be.
KDE sprints in summer heat
End of June I attended the annual Plasma sprint as well as in July the KDE Connect and the KWin sprints in Nuremberg. This is a summary of what was important to me at these sprints.
Representing KDE at XDC 2018
Last month the X.Org Developer's Conference (XDC) was held in A Coruña, Spain. I took part as a Plasma/KWin developer.
Wayland future and legacy
Plasma 5.14 is right around the corner, time to write again an update like I did for 5.13 on what was achieved in terms of Wayland and what is in the work.
My first Akademy in retrospect
Last month KDE Akademy was held in Vienna. It was the first Akademy I visited and there wasn't yet time to write a bit about the impression I got from it. Time to catch up on that.
Progress on Plasma Wayland for 5.13
Since the Plasma 5.13 beta is now less than one month away it is time for a status report on what has been achieved and what we still plan to work on.
The future, the past and FOSDEM
A recap of what happened in the last few months and what are my plans for the future.
Correcting mistakes from the past
Not only, but to a large extent I worked in the last few months on foundational improvements to KWin's DRM backend, which is a central building block of KWin's Wayland session.