On your next system upgrade you will receive all the latest versions of KDE’s Plasma, Applications and Frameworks, in addition to the usual package updates. There is a new series 18.08 out for for Applications, with improvements aimed at making your usability and productivity better, in addition to adding new features.
For more details and the full changelogs on KDE’s software releases, you can read the official announcements:
Other noteworthy package updates include:
- cmake 3.12.0
- linux-firmware 20180730.7b5835f
- openssl 1.0.2.p
- poppler 0.67.0
- rust 1.28.0
- samba 4.8.4
- texlive-bin 2018.47465
- otf and ttf fonts
Have in mind that after this update, akonadi might require authentication again for the accounts you have linked on your system.
It should be safe to answer yes to any replacement question by the package manager application. If in doubt or if you face another issue in relation to this update, please ask or report it below.