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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Dec 06, 2023,
updated Dec 06, 2023

Updated This Past Day

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  5. KDE Plasma 6 Desktop Environment Is Now Available for Public Beta Testing
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  8. digiKam 8.2.0 is released
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