Linux News Today: KDE Frameworks 5.22.0 Released for KDE Plasma 5.6.4 and KDE Applications 16.04.1
Today, May 15, 2016, KDE has had the pleasure of announcing the release and general availability of this month’s KDE Frameworks 5 maintenance release, version 5.22.0, for the latest KDE Plasma 5 desktop and KDE Applications.
KDE Frameworks 5.22.0 has been released and it is now available for the recently released KDE Applications 16.04.1 software suite for the KDE Plasma 5.6.4 desktop environment, bringing, as usual, dozens of improvements to its ever-growing collection of add-on libraries to the Qt5 GUI toolkit.
“KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.22.0. KDE Frameworks are 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms,” reads today’s announcement. “This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner.”
What’s new in KDE Frameworks 5.22.0
No major changes have been implemented in today’s release of KDE Frameworks 5.22.0, and, according to the changelog, it appears to fix more bug fixes for the usual frameworks and KDE apps, including Plasma Framework, Sonnet, KWindowSystem, KWallet Framework, KUnitConversion, KWidgetsAddons, KTextEditor, KService, KRunner, as well as KPeople.
Furthermore, it looks like the KParts, KItemModels, KIO, KIconThemes, KI18n, KHTML, KFileMetaData, KDocTools, KDELibs 4 Support, KDeclarative, KDBusAddons, KCoreAddons, Framework Integration, Extra CMake Modules, Breeze Icons, Baloo, and Attica components have also received assorted bug fixes and improvements.
Of course, you can always check out the full changelog of KDE Frameworks 5.22.0, which is a recommended update for everyone using the latest KDE Plasma 5.6 desktop environment and KDE Applications 16.04 software suite, to find out what exactly has been changed. Please check the main software repos of your GNU/Linux operating system for the KDE Frameworks 5.22.0 update in the coming days.