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Jul 12th, 2016: KDE Frameworks, Plasma, Applications updated in area51

The unofficial ports for KDE-FreeBSD, area51, have been updated with the newest releases from the KDE community: KDE Frameworks 5.24.0, KDE Plasma 5.7.1, and KDE Applications 16.04.3. All of these ports live in the plasma5 branch of the area51 repository.

Jul 6th, 2016: New Committer

Tobias Berner, long-time KDE-FreeBSD contributor, has been accepted as a FreeBSD ports-committer. This means that the team of people actively working on not just area51 ports, but also the official ports, has expanded by one. This is expected to improve the speed at which unofficial ports get turned into official ports.

Jun 13th, 2016: KDE Plasma 5.6.5 in area51

The unofficial ports repository area51 has been updated with the latest release of KDE Plasma, 5.6.5. Users of the unofficial repository can simply build new packages with poudriere. There is no estimate yet on when these ports will end up in the official ports tree.

Jun 13th, 2016: KDE Frameworks 5.23.0 in area51

The unofficial ports repository area51 has been updated with KDE Frameworks 5.23.0 which were released today. The plasma5-branch now holds the latest Frameworks, and Plasma 5.6.4 and KDE Applications 16.04.1.

May 25th, 2016: K-F Minor Updates Landed

Recently a whole bunch of small fixes were made in the ports maintained by the KDE-FreeBSD team. The kdehier and kdeprefix ports have finally been retired. New Qt5 ports have been added for the Qt examples, and Qt Designer has been updated.

April 20th, 2016: Updates in area51

The unofficial ports repository area51 has been updated with a number of KDE Frameworks 5 and related ports: KDE Frameworks 5 has been updated to version 5.21.0, released April 9th. KDE Plasma 5 has been updated to 5.6.3, released April 19th. KDE Applications have been updated to the newly-released 16.04.

April 18th, 2016: CMake 3.5.2 has landed

The latest version of CMake, 3.5.2, has been added to the official ports tree.

April 15th, 2016: KDevelop 4.7.3 has landed

KDevelop has been updated in the official ports tree to the latest version, 4.7.3, released for KDE4.

April 14th, 2016: DigiKam 4.14.0 has landed

DigiKam and related ports have been updated in the official ports tree to 4.14.0.

This is a huge leap, as we are moving from 4.2.0 (released in August 2014) to 4.14.0 (released in October 2015). Version 4.14.0 is the last KDE4-based release, and 5.0.0 will be based on KDE Frameworks 5.

March 30th, 2016: Plasma 5.6.1 in area51

The regular bugfix release of Plasma 5.6.1 has been added to the unnoficial ports tree in the area51 repository. The plasma5-branch in the repository builds the most modern and up-to-date Plasma shell.

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