Software Update: KDE Plasma 5.15.5

KDE has released Plasma version 5.15.5. Plasma Workspaces is a popular desktop environment, primarily developed for Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris, but there are also versions for Windows and macOS, although they are somewhat less advanced in their development. KDE Plasma uses OpenGL with hardware acceleration and X Window System. The announcement of this release looks like this:

Plasma 5.15.5

Today KDE releases a Bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5, versioned 5.15.5. Plasma 5.15 was released in February with many feature refinements and new modules to complete the desktop experience.

This release adds a month’s worth of new translations and fixes from KDE’s contributors. The bug fixes 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

Full Plasma 5.15.5 changelog

Version number 5.15.5
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD, Solaris
Website K THE
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)