The KDE team today released KDE Plasma 5.15.5, introducing many new features and improvements to this popular GNU/Linux graphical desktop environment. After six months of development, the Plasma 5.15 desktop environment has undergone many improvements, including a new configuration interface, new options for complex network configurations, redesigned icons, improved third-party technology and application integration, and a greatly improved Discover, Plasma’s software and add-on installer.
This release adds a month’s worth of new translations and fixes from KDE’s contributors. The bugfixes are typically small but important and include:
- KWin Emoji Support: Fix captions with non-BMP characters. Commit. Fixes bug #376813. Phabricator Code review D19052
- Breeze theme: Fix build with Qt 4. Commit. Phabricator Code review D20201
- [weather] Fix default visibility unit for non-metric locales. Commit.
- System Settings: Fix invisible monochrome icons in Icon View tooltips too. Commit. Fixes bug #386748