Release Notes For R14.1.2

From Trinity Desktop Project Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


The Trinity Desktop Environment is a complete software desktop environment designed for Unix-like operating systems, intended for computer users preferring a traditional desktop model, and is free/libre software.

R14.1.2 is the second maintenance release of the R14.1.x series.

R14-1-2-main-desktop-thumb.png R14-1-1-michele.jpg


This section lists some of the most important changes introduced by this release.
Several items in this list refer to a multitude of commits, so direct link to them has not been provided to avoid cluttering the overall page.
Please refer to the detailed commit change log for further information.

New applications

  • tde-style-polyester: a widget style and TWin decoration aimed to be a good balance between eye candy and simplicity (TDE/tde-style-polyester)
  • twin-style-fahrenheit: a nice TWin style decoration from the KDE 3.2 days (TDE/twin-style-fahrenheit)

New functionalities and enhancements

Bug fixes

Distro support

CMake conversions

Drop code/applications

Info for developers/packagers

Additional info

Getting TDE

Installation instructions and binary packages are (or will be soon) available for:

Live CDs with TDE R14.1.2 preinstalled are or will be available soon on the LiveCDs page.

Previous release notes

Release notes for previous versions of TDE are avaiable at these links.

Previous release (R14.1.1)
Older R14.1.x release notes.

FreeBSD Support

TDE continues to offer support for FreeBSD.
Progress has been made on how to simplify keeping ports up to date and complying to the standard /usr/ports structure. "TDE port maps" data for each invidivual port have been added to the tde-packaging repository and a new "tde-ports-map" script is used to synchronize its content with the standard /usr/ports location. Additionally, a new "tde-meta" port has been added to simplify building and installation of ports using the new framework: this meta port does not contain any code but depends on all ports of the TDE umbrella.

Credits and acknowledgements

We thanks all the people that are (or have been) involved in making TDE the great desktop environment that it is.


We would like to thank IntegriCloud for kindly providing a powerful physical server based on a secure POWER9 architecture that serves as the TDE primary host and as a very powerful builder for ppc64el packages.

We would like to thank vpsFree for kindly providing free hosting for some of the TDE services, most notably our self-hosted TDE Gitea Workspace and TDE Weblate Translation Workspace.

We would like to thank all the mirrors for kindly providing free hosting for the TDE packages and archive.


We would like to thank all the people who have used the TDE Weblate Translation Workspace to improve translations for many languages. We are looking forward for further contributions in future.

  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • Matatabi Wang (2)
  • Greek
    • blu.256 (11)
  • Italian
    • Michele Calgaro (825)
  • Polish
    • Jan Stolarek (3)
    • Marek W (129)
  • Portuguese
    • Hugo Carvalho (621)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
    • Diogo Leal (223)
    • Hugo Carvalho (1)
  • Russian
    • Alexander Golubev (326)
    • Andrei Stepanov (4076)
    • Виталий Жуков (32)
  • Tajik
    • Andrei Stepanov (2)
  • Ukrainian
    • Roman Savochenko (85)

Contribute to TDE development

The TDE development team is small but friendly. If you wish to participate in the TDE development process, please visit the Get involved page for additional information.

There are many things you can contribute to, from documentation review to bug fixes as well as brand new software features or applications.

Feedback from our users is also an integral part of a large scale, user-experience oriented project such as TDE. Whether you want to report a bug, suggest an improvement or simply let us know your opinion about TDE, please feel free to contact us. Three good places to start communication are the official TGW site (user guide here), the project's mailing lists and the bug tracker.

Creating TDE requires significant computing resources and bandwidth. Please consider helping to keep us online with a donation on our donations page. Without your financial assistance, TDE would not be possible!