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KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS Point Release Brings Better Support for Snap, Flatpak Apps

KDE Plasma 5.12.6 LTS comes almost two months after the KDE Plasma 5.12.5 LTS point release to add no less than 113 fixes across several components, including Plasma Desktop, Plasma Workspace, Plasma Discover, System Settings, Plasma NetworkManager (plasma-nm), plasma-integration, Milou, KWin, KSysGuard, Info Center, KDE Hotkeys, and Plasma Add-ons. Highlights of this new KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS maintenance update include better support for Snap and Flatpak apps in the Plasma Discover graphical package manager, better importing of OpenVPN connections in Plasma NetworkManager (plasma-nm), addition of mapping’s for VirtualBox in Plasma Workspace, and dozens of updated components to version 5.12 in Plasma Desktop.