KDE Frameworks 5.83 Released With Over 200 Changes, Enhances Support for Flatpak Apps

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On Saturday, 12th June 2021, the KDE announced the release of KDE Frameworks 5.83.0.

KDE organization has unveiled its biggest open source collection that incorporates over 80+ addon libraries for Qt to offer generally wanted functionality for KDE apps and core elements.

With KDE Frameworks 5.83 update, a part of a series of planned monthly releases, several bug fixes, and improvements have been introduced. Now, the KDE Plasma and Apps experience are quite stable, reliable, and more enjoyable than before. The current update includes more than 220 changes. We highly recommend the KDE Plasma desktop users install this update.

With KDE Frameworks 5.83 update, you can now choose folders in the folder sector dialog in Flatpak apps and also other apps that utilize new KMyMoney icon, XDG portals, all new Goodvibes icon, compatibility for the blur effect behind plasmoids, and additionally released fix for:

  • memory leak while updating the cover images in the ASF (WMA) file format
  • regression that results in crash of file manager whenever a file is searched

Additionally, the KDE Frameworks 5.83 release incorporates an updated breadcrumbs bar for the Dolphin file manager to present more user-friendly text for rich search results, a fix for a crash in the Plasma desktop that happened when presenting the events for a day with precisely 5 events in it utilizing one of the calendar widgets, and enhancements to the on-the-fly spell checking functionality in Kate, KDevelop, and other KTextEditor-based apps with recent Qt versions.

Besides this, there are several other bug fixes and enhancements that make the Plasma desktop more enjoyable like a centered content for tab buttons that incorporate both icons and text center the content without allowing the text to overflow.

Meanwhile, you can have a look at KDE Frameworks 5.83 complete changelog to obtain more information on all the changes included in this monthly release of KDE frameworks.

Also Read: KDE Plasma 5.23 Promises to Bring Beautiful New Breeze Theme Style

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