Plasma 5.11.4, Applications 17.08.3, Linux 4.13.11 and other important updates of [core] package groups are now available

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Hello everyone!

With your next system upgrade you will receive all the latest versions of KDE’s Plasma, Applications and Frameworks, in addition to updates in many packages in our [core] repository. In total, more than 1280 packages are being moved into our stable repositories.

For more details and the full changelogs on KDE’s software releases, please read the official announcements:

We are now also offering:

  • linux 4.13.11
  • linux-lts 4.4.93
  • systemd 235.38

In addition, important groups of packages in our [core] repository have been updated:

  • glib2 2.54.1
  • boost 1.65.0
  • python3 3.6.2
  • poppler 0.60.1

Several packages that depend on these have also been updated or recompiled against the new versions.

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Other noteworthy package updates include:


  • nvidia 387.22 (nvidia-304xx 304.137, nvidia-340xx 340.104)
  • pacman-mirrorlist 20171103
  • linux-firmware 20171009.bf04291
  • xf86-input-libinput 0.26.0
  • networkmanager 1.8.4
  • mariadb 10.1.28
  • gstreamer 1.12.3
  • postgresql 9.6.6
  • bluez 5.47
  • btrfs-progs 4.13.3
  • openssl 1.0.2.m


  • konversation 1.7.4
  • qbittorrent 4.0.1
  • blender 2.79
  • partitionmanager 3.2.1
  • hplip 3.17.10
  • calibre 3.12.0
  • openshot 2.4.1


  • gtk3 3.22.24


  • wine 2.22

It should be safe to answer yes to any replacement question by the package manager. If in doubt, or if you face another issue in relation to this update, please ask or report it by replying to this topic.

Most of our mirrors synchronize twice a day. To learn when the mirror of your choice last synchronized with the origin, see the mirror status page. If it synchronized after this topic being published, it should be safe to upgrade.



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