I can't believe Valve is actually launching a consumer device powered by and !

steamdeck.com/en/tech

The promo video is worth watching, even if you're not a user.

It's a great example of a community project getting marketing right. We can't just be writing code and hope that users will find out on their own...

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the SDDM login manager can now be run as -native software without needing at all!

github.com/sddm/sddm/pull/1393

If you're a happy user, please contribute some of your free time to help with bug triaging. And especially if you're an unhappy user... you might wanna help yourself! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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"Bug triaging is the foundation of quality and we need more of it"
pointieststick.com/2021/06/15/

I would argue that software quality has 3 foundations: good code reviews, testing, and... yeah... when everything else fails, bug triaging too!

5.22 is out with improved Wayland support, usability improvements and eye candy ๐Ÿฌ

I've been personally testing it for you every day, so it's bug-free and just perfect in every detail ๐Ÿ˜‰

kde.org/announcements/plasma/5

desktop 5.22 will be released next week:
community.kde.org/Schedules/Pl

If you're technical enough to file good bug reports, install the beta this weekend and help us catch any remaining issues!

@srevinsaju, once again, your contributions to are featuring in "This week in KDE":
pointieststick.com/2021/05/07/

Congrats, and thank you for getting it through a long review! ๐Ÿ‘

Remember when was an unpolished, crash-prone, barely usable video editor?

I'm genuinely amazed by how far it has come:
kdenlive.org/en/2021/04/kdenli

By the way, it's also available from .

The folks have gotten really good at making promo videos! ๐Ÿคฉ
youtube.com/watch?v=rjgtwbFtqM

"Have a look at community.kde.org/Get_Involved to discover ways to be part of a project that really matters. Each contributor makes a huge difference in KDE; you are not a number or a cog in a machine! You donโ€™t have to already be a programmer, either. I wasnโ€™t when I got started. Try it, youโ€™ll like it! We donโ€™t bite!"

(found at the bottom of Nate Graham's weekly : updates:
pointieststick.com/2021/03/05/)

This week in KDE: KWin gains direct scan-out, and Gwenview gets a lot of love
pointieststick.com/2021/02/05/

Impressive number of improvements, I can't wait to upgrade my laptop to 5.21 (on my desktop I'm already using KDE built from git head so I can help with testing).

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