Second release of KDE Frameworks 5

Jonathan Riddell jr at
Thu Aug 7 11:47:59 UTC 2014

KDE today announces the second release of KDE Frameworks 5. In line
with the planned release policy for KDE Frameworks this release comes
one month after the initial version and has both bugfixes and new

KDE Frameworks are 60 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. For an
introduction see the Frameworks 5.0 release
announcement. (

New in this Version

This release, versioned 5.1, comes with a number of bugfixes and new
features including:

    KTextEditor: Major refactorings and improvements of the vi-mode
    KAuth: Now based on PolkitQt5-1
    New migration agent for KWallet
    Windows compilation fixes
    Translation fixes
    New install dir for KXmlGui files and for AppStream metainfo
    Plasma Taking advantage of OpenGL

See the annoucement for how to install it

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