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KDE Plasma 5.16 Desktop Promises AppImage Improvements for Plasma Discover, More

Thanks to work done by KDE developers Aleix Pol Gonzalez and Nate Graham, the Plasma Discover graphical package manager will get quite some improvements in the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop environment, including a major usability overhaul of the Updates page to remove downloaded apps from the view after they’ve been installed and show distinct “downloading” and “installing” phases. Moreover, Plasma Discover will now display a busy indicator when checking for updates, as well as a real progress bar for the tasks completion indicator. The support for AppImage universal binary files has been updated as well, as Plasma Discover will now display AppImage apps from Opendesktop.org in the correct category, thanks to work done by developer Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen.