For those wondering about KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment, Phoronix has reported that it will be available for FreeBSD when its production is stable.

While many Linux distributions are in the process of stopping to support the KDE Plasma 4 desktop, FreeBSD isn’t yet ready to make the move to the “KDE 5” packages.

While there are outside repositories to experiment with KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 5 on BSD systems, the “KDE 5” set is largely not found in the official FreeBSD ports tree. FreeBSD/KDE developer Adriaan de Groot has written a blog post about this: When’s KDE5 going to be available on FreeBSD?

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