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KDE Plasma 5.23.4 Update Brings Back the Touchpad Applet

KDE Plasma 5.23.4 is here three weeks after the KDE Plasma 5.23.3 update, restoring the Touchpad applet that was previously available in the Plasma 5.22 series. The applet is now available as a read-only status notifier that only shows when your laptop’s touchpad has been disabled.

This point release also improves the Plasma Wayland session, allowing users to run XWayland apps as a different user. It also improves the Media Frame applet to display images from folders that contain unusual characters like backticks in their names, and improves the notification about critical battery level to automatically disappear when you connect your laptop to its charger. Learn more about the new release’s features here.