Nate Graham recently bought a laptop with a 4K display and has been hard at work fixing various longstanding High DPI problems in .

I'm sending some small contributions to for the first time in many years, and I'm having a smooth experience so far. Perhaps it's thanks to , or perhaps the maintainers are making a conscious effort to respond quickly ๐Ÿ‘

I'm analyzing the history of 's kwin, and this is the graph of lines of code by author.

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Took me a while, but I was able to build Plasma from source and I'm currently using it ๐Ÿ‘

Since my last attempt one year ago, the documentation and the build system have been improved dramatically:

omg, Nate has already fixed the layout of the calendar widget in response to the user's complaints on Reddit! ๐Ÿ˜

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today enjoys one of the best community managers I have ever seen.

Nate's blog is a continuous stream of usability, productivity and design improvements. As a user, I absolutely love reading it. And it's easy to imagine how being acknowledged in the weekly updates could boost a contributor's motivation.

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First HDR output signal generated by my Linux box with a hacked version of KWinFT... which is a hacked version of KWin.

Plasma 5.19.0 coming down from the repos with all its Wayland goodness. Oh yeah baby! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

5.15 finally adds the clipboard primary selection protocol. This was the last remaining blocker for me to switch.

A developer already has a patch to enable this, and will upload it soon.

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Plasma 5.19 beta released. Coming soon to your favorite distro's testing repos.

's Baloo file indexer has improved drastically.

I had a stale 2.2GB index file in ~/.local/share/baloo from 2019, when I disabled Baloo out of frustration.

So I deleted it and re-enabled file indexing. It worked for 15 minutes, creating a 108MB index. Search in the start menu is instantaneous (although it doesn't

Well done, @kde!

Wow, Kdenlive looks quite featureful!

How usable is it for simple editing like stitching together videos recorded with a phone, doing adding titles, adding a soundtrack, and publishing in VP9 or AV1?

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