Plasma 5.13.4, Applications 18.08.0 and Frameworks 5.49 by KDE now available to all Chakra users


(Neofytos Kolokotronis) #1

Hi everyone!

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.

Most of our mirrors take 12-24 hours to synchronize with the central repositories on the origin server. Use the mirror status web page to see when your mirror of choice last synchronized.


Upgrading texlive-bin to 2018.47465 and compiling a LaTeX document with PdfLatex returns an error, "(Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)"
Here’s to our work done in 2018, and a great 2019!
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