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KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Desktop Environment Enters Beta, Here’s What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.18 is a major version of the popular Linux desktop environment as it’s the third LTS (Long Term Support) series, coming three and a half years after the first LTS branch and two years after the second one. This means that KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS will be supported with maintenance update for the next two years. Highlights of the KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS release include support for GTK apps using client-side decorations (CSD) and to insert Plasma’s settings for icons, fonts, cursors, etc., a new global edit mode to easily customize your desktop layout, the ability to enable the Night Color feature via keyboard shortcuts or through a new System Tray widget.