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KDE Plasma 5.10 Desktop Reaches End of Life as Plasma 5.11 Debuts Early October

KDE Plasma 5.10.5 was published last month and includes a total of 40 changes across multiple core components, such as the Plasma Discover graphical package manager, KWin window and composite manager, as well as Plasma Desktop, Plasma Workspace, Plasma Addons, the Plymouth KControl Module, and the KDE hotkeys. Highlights of this release include a fix for an important Plasma crash that occurred when the user grouped some taskbar apps in a certain way, the ability for Discover to handle URL links for packages, exclusion of OSD windows from the desktop grid effect for KWin, and use of HTTPS protocol for KNS providers.