Sun. Feb 23rd, 2020

KDE Plasma 5.12.8 LTS Releases: Bugfix

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The KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment received the 8th maintenance release update today, fixing a number of bugs and optimizing performance. KDE Plasma 5.12.8 LTS brings more than 70 improvements, including setting breeze_cursors as the default cursor theme, improving weather notifications, improve contrast for crosshair cursors, fix navigating with the keyboard, fix connecting to PulseAudio with Qt 5.12 beta 3 and more…


  • Plasma-pa: fix connecting to PulseAudio with Qt 5.12. Commit. Phabricator Code review D16443
  • weather dataengine: bbc,envcan,noaa: various fixes to update parsers. Commit.
  • SDDM KCM: fix autologin session loading. Commit. Phabricator Code review D18765
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As a long-term support version, the KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop environment receives a maintenance release every six months and will be discontinued in July 2020. KDE Plasma 5.12.9 LTS is currently scheduled for release on September 10, 2019. Prior to this, if you are still using the KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment on your GNU/Linux distribution, we recommend that you update it to today’s KDE Plasma 5.12.8 version as soon as possible.