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Chakra GNU/Linux Users Can Now Install KDE Plasma 5.8.5 & KDE Applications 16.12

That’s right, the KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS desktop environment and KDE Applications 16.12 software suite have hit the stable repositories of the GNU/Linux distribution, along with various other Qt/KDE technologies like Qt 5.7.1, Qt Creator 4.2.0, and KDE Development Platform (also known as kdelibs) 4.14.27. While KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS is a maintenance update bringing us December 2016’s bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements, KDE Applications 16.12 is a major release of the software suite, adding lots of important changes across many of the bundled apps, such as Ark, Marble, Cantor, Kdenlive, Kopete, Akregator, KMail, and KCharSelect.