KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Environment Lets You Upgrade Your Computer’s Firmware

Based on the latest Qt 5.11 open-source application framework and the forthcoming KDE Frameworks 5.50 software suite, due for release on September 8, the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.14 desktop environment promises yet another set of new feature and improvements.

One of the coolest new features of the KDE Plasma 5.14 desktop environment, as developer Nate Graham notes in his latest usability and productivity report, is the ability to upgrade your computer’s firmware through the Plasma Discover graphical package manager, which is installed by default and helps KDE Plasma users update their GNU/Linux distributions and KDE applications.

The ability to upgrade your computer’s firmware recently landed in the Plasma Discover package manager and was implemented by developer Abjiheet Sharma. KDE Plasma 5.14 looks to be the first release of the open-source desktop environment… (read more)

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