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KDE Plasma 5.7.3 Improves Plasma Desktop and Discover, Fixes VPN Issues

If you’re wondering what’s new in the KDE Plasma 5.7.3 update, we can tell you that it brings, even more, improvements to some of the core components of the widely-used desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems, including Plasma Desktop, Plasma Discover, Plasma NetworkManager (plasma-nm), Plasma Workspace, KWin, Oxygen, KScreen, Info Center, User Manager, and kactivitymanagerd.

Release highlights include a workaround to make the first time initialization work as expected, better loading of KCM (KDE Control Module) thanks to the implementation of FileDialog lazy loading, improved support for VPN (Virtual Private Network) connections, fixes for various memory leaks and other annoying bugs reported by users since KDE Plasma 5.7.2. Check out the full changelog below for all the juicy details.