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KDE Applications Open-Source Software Stack Rebranded as KDE Gear

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Well, I noticed this change a while back, but I didn’t want to say anything until it was officially announced by the KDE Project, which finally happened today. The announcement comes from renowned KDE developer and maintainer of the KDE neon distribution Jonathan Riddell, who made the big change public today on his personal blog.

So there you have it, KDE Applications (or KDE Apps for short) is now known as KDE Gear, and the new name will be reflected in the upcoming release, versioned 21.04, due out on April 22nd, 2021.

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KDE Gear 21.04 Apps: Send us Your Features

  • KDE Gear 21.04 Apps: Send us Your Features

    KDE Gear is the new name for the app (and libraries and plugins) bundle of project that want the release faff taken off their hands. It was once called just KDE, then KDE SC, then KDE Applications, then the unbranded release service and now we’re banding it again as KDE Gear.

    We’re working on an announcement now for 21.04 so if you have a project being released as part of KDE Gear send us your new features on this merge request.

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