KDE Plasma 5.17 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release with 40 Bug Fixes

KDE Plasma 5.17.1 is here as the first point release to the KDE Plasma 5.17 desktop environment, adding a total of 40 changes across various core components and apps, including Plasma Workspace, Plasma Desktop, KWin, KScreen, Discover, Plasma Addons, System Settings, Plasma Audio Volume Control, SDDM KCM, plasma-browser-integration, and Plasma Networkmanager. Highlights include persistent notifications in the Plasma Discover package manager, better support for laptops in KScreen, improved acceleration profile on X11 for Mouse KCM, the ability to default to Full duplex on a wired connection when duplex is not set, support for multiple artists in Media Controller, and SDDM previews now show correct device size.

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