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Konqueror Browser
Konqueror is KDE`s next-generation web browser, file manager and document viewer. Widely heralded as a technological break-through for the GNU/Linux desktop, the standards-compliant Konqueror has a component-based architecture which combines the features and functionality of Internet Explorer/Netscape Communicator and Windows Explorer. Konqueror supports the full gamut of current Internet technologies, including JavaScript, Java, HTML 4.0, CSS-1 and -2 (Cascading Style Sheets), SSL (Secure Socket Layer for secure communications) and Netscape Communicator plug-ins (for playing Flash, RealAudio, RealVideo and similar technologies).

KOffice Office Suite
KDE also ships with the highly anticipated release of the KOffice suite. The integrated suite consists of a spreadsheet application (KSpread), a vector drawing application (Karbon), a frame-based word-processing application (KWord), a presentation program (KPresenter), and a chart and diagram application (KChart). Native file formats are XML-based, and work on filters for proprietary binary file formats is progressing. Combined with a powerful scripting language and the ability to embed individuals components within each other using KDE`s component technology (KParts), the free KOffice suite provides all the necessary functionality to all but the most demanding power users.

KIO Network Transparency
In addition, KIO`s network transparency offers seamless support for accessing or browsing files on GNU/Linux, NFS shares, MS Windows SMB shares, HTTP pages, FTP directories and LDAP directories. The modular, plug-in nature of KDE`s file architecture makes it simple to add additional protocols (such as IPX or WebDAV) to KDE, which would then automatically be available to all KDE applications.

aRts Multimedia Architecture
KDE 2.0 introduced a new multimedia architecture based on aRts, the Analog Realtime Synthesizer. ARts enables playing multiple audio or video streams concurrently, whether on the desktop or over a network. ARts is a full-featured sound system, and includes filters, a modular analog synthesizer and a mixer. Its architecture allows developers to create additional filter plugins and users to apply sequences of filters using a graphical drag-n-drop approach. Video support is available for MPEG versions 1, 2 and 4 (experimental), as well as the AVI and DivX formats.

Customizability
KDE`s customizability touches every aspect of this next-generation desktop. KDE`s sophisticated theme support starts with Qt`s style engine, which permits developers and artists to create their own widget designs. KDE ships with over 14 of these styles, some of which emulate the look of various operating systems. Other configuration options permit users to: choose among icon themes and system sounds (using a simple drop-and-replace approach); configure key bindings; select from over 50 languages; customize toolbar layouts and entries and menu composition; employ single-click or double-click to activate desktop items; navigate the desktop using a keyboard instead of a mouse; and much, much more. Moreover, KDE fully supports Unicode and KHTML is the only free HTML rendering engine on GNU/Linux/X11 that features nascent support for BiDi scripts such as Arabic and Hebrew.

Standards Compliance
Besides the exceptional compliance with Internet and file-sharing standards mentioned above, KDE achieves exceptional compliance with the available GNU/Linux desktop standards. KWin, KDE`s new re-engineered window manager, complies to the new Window Manager Specification. Konqueror and KDE comply to the Desktop Entry Standard. KDE generally complies with the X Drag-and-Drop (XDND) protocol as well as with the X11R6 session management protocol (XSMP).

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4.5.5 [01-08-11]

KDE Releases January Updates KDE Community Ships January Updates January 7th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a series of updates to the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks. This update is the fifth in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.5 series. 4.5.5 brings bugfixes and translation updates on top of 4.5 series and is a recommended update for everyone running 4.5.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. KDE's software is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come. To download source code or packages to install go to the 4.5.5 Info Page. The

Other versions : 4.6-rc2 4.6-rc1 4.6-beta2 4.4.5 4.5-beta2 4.4.4 4.5-beta1 4.4.3 4.4.2 4.4.1 4.4-rc3 4.3.5 4.4-rc1 4.4-beta2 4.3.4

v4.6-rc2 [01-07-11]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.5 Released: Codename "Ceilidh" KDE Community Ships Fifth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 30th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This is expected to be the final bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.5 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.5 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come. To download source code or packages to install go to the KDE SC 4.4.5 Info Page. KDE SC 4.4.5 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in encoding and refreshing in Konsole have been fixed
  • A couple of crashes in Okular's PDF viewer have been fixed
  • Alarms have received some fixes in KDE PIM
The

v4.6-rc1 [12-28-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.5 Released: Codename "Ceilidh" KDE Community Ships Fifth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 30th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This is expected to be the final bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.5 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.5 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come. To download source code or packages to install go to the KDE SC 4.4.5 Info Page. KDE SC 4.4.5 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in encoding and refreshing in Konsole have been fixed
  • A couple of crashes in Okular's PDF viewer have been fixed
  • Alarms have received some fixes in KDE PIM
The

v4.6-beta2 [12-09-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.5 Released: Codename "Ceilidh" KDE Community Ships Fifth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 30th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This is expected to be the final bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.5 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.5 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come. To download source code or packages to install go to the KDE SC 4.4.5 Info Page. KDE SC 4.4.5 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in encoding and refreshing in Konsole have been fixed
  • A couple of crashes in Okular's PDF viewer have been fixed
  • Alarms have received some fixes in KDE PIM
The

v4.4.5 [07-01-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.5 Released: Codename "Ceilidh" KDE Community Ships Fifth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 30th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This is expected to be the final bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.5 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.5 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come. To download source code or packages to install go to the KDE SC 4.4.5 Info Page. KDE SC 4.4.5 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in encoding and refreshing in Konsole have been fixed
  • A couple of crashes in Okular's PDF viewer have been fixed
  • Alarms have received some fixes in KDE PIM
The

v4.5-beta2 [06-11-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.4 Released: Codename "cheers" KDE Community Ships Fourth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 1st, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.4 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.3 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.4 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.4.4 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in filename sorting in the Dolphin file manager have been fixed
  • Issues with encoded filenames in ZIP archives have been fixed
  • A number of bugs in games, such as KMines, KNetwalk and LSkat and KSpaceDuel have been fixed
The

v4.4.4 [06-03-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.4 Released: Codename "cheers" KDE Community Ships Fourth Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates June 1st, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.4 is a recommended update for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.3 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.4 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.4.4 brings a number of improvements:

  • Several bugs in filename sorting in the Dolphin file manager have been fixed
  • Issues with encoded filenames in ZIP archives have been fixed
  • A number of bugs in games, such as KMines, KNetwalk and LSkat and KSpaceDuel have been fixed
The

v4.5-beta1 [05-27-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.3 Released: Codename "cuality" KDE Community Ships Third Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates May 5th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.3 is a recommended upgrade for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.2 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.3 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.4.3 has a number of improvements:

  • Numerous fixes in Konsole, KDE's terminal emulator, among them two possible crashers in session management
  • Flash plugin support in KHTML has been enhanced to work with newest Youtube skins
  • Case-sensitivity in renaming fixes in KIO, KDE's network-transparent I/O library
  • Hiding the mouse cursor in some special cases in presentation mode and two possible crashers have been fixed
The

v4.4.3 [05-07-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.3 Released: Codename "cuality" KDE Community Ships Third Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates May 5th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.3 is a recommended upgrade for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.2 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.3 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.4.3 has a number of improvements:

  • Numerous fixes in Konsole, KDE's terminal emulator, among them two possible crashers in session management
  • Flash plugin support in KHTML has been enhanced to work with newest Youtube skins
  • Case-sensitivity in renaming fixes in KIO, KDE's network-transparent I/O library
  • Hiding the mouse cursor in some special cases in presentation mode and two possible crashers have been fixed
The

v4.4.2 [04-01-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.2 Out Now: Codename "Colibri" KDE Community Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 4.4 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes and Translation Updates March 30th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.4. KDE SC 4.4.2 is a recommended upgrade for everyone running KDE SC 4.4.1 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.4.2 multi-language support is more complete. KDE SC 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.4.2 has a number of improvements:

  • Possible crashes in Plasma, Dolphin and Okular have been fixed
  • The Microblog applet now shows the correct time in the timeline
  • The audioplayer KRunner plugin has been fixed to not freeze the KRunner UI anymore
The

v4.4.1 [03-04-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4 RC3 Out Now: Codename "Coming Closer" KDE Ships Third Release Candidate of New 4.4 Desktop, Applications and Development Platform February 1st, 2010. Today, KDE has released the third release candidate of the next version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). KDE SC 4.4 Release Candidate 3 provides a testing base for identifying bugs in the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.4, with its components the KDE Plasma Workspaces, the Applications powered by KDE, and the KDE Development Platform.
The list of changes between 4.3 and 4.4 is especially long. Important changes can be observed all over the place:

  • The Nepomuk Semantic Search framework has made leaps: A new storage backend makes it a lot faster. New user interfaces to interact with the Nepomuk database are first delivered with KDE SC 4.4.0. A timeline view of your files makes finding files used in the past easier.
  • The Plasma Desktop has been further polished. Many user interface elements have received attention by developers and designers. The new widget explorer provides a richer experience for managing desktop widgets. Plasma widgets can now be shared with other users over the network and the handling of storage devices in the desktop shell has been streamlined. Also, in 4.4 Plasma's little sibling, the Netbook shell debuts as a technology preview.
  • New applications on the horizon range from Blogilo, a rich-client blogging tool to Cantor and Rocs, two scientific applications for advanced math and graph theory needs. Many other applications, such as the Gwenview image viewer and the Dolpin file manager have been further improved.
  • The KDE Development Platform adds the new KAuth authorization framework for easy and secure privilege escalation, printing of odd and even pages, scanner support for the Windows platform and the first pieces of integration of the popular webkit rendering engine.
These are only some of the new features one can expect from the new KDE Software Compilation 4.4, there is also a longer list of the changes. The long list of changes also comes with an even longer list of smaller and bigger bugfixes and performance enhancements which lead to a noticable improvement of the user experience. While RC2 was initially planned as the last release candidate, the number of fixes since RC2 warrants another release candidate.

v4.4-rc3 [02-03-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4 RC3 Out Now: Codename "Coming Closer" KDE Ships Third Release Candidate of New 4.4 Desktop, Applications and Development Platform February 1st, 2010. Today, KDE has released the third release candidate of the next version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). KDE SC 4.4 Release Candidate 3 provides a testing base for identifying bugs in the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.4, with its components the KDE Plasma Workspaces, the Applications powered by KDE, and the KDE Development Platform.
The list of changes between 4.3 and 4.4 is especially long. Important changes can be observed all over the place:

  • The Nepomuk Semantic Search framework has made leaps: A new storage backend makes it a lot faster. New user interfaces to interact with the Nepomuk database are first delivered with KDE SC 4.4.0. A timeline view of your files makes finding files used in the past easier.
  • The Plasma Desktop has been further polished. Many user interface elements have received attention by developers and designers. The new widget explorer provides a richer experience for managing desktop widgets. Plasma widgets can now be shared with other users over the network and the handling of storage devices in the desktop shell has been streamlined. Also, in 4.4 Plasma's little sibling, the Netbook shell debuts as a technology preview.
  • New applications on the horizon range from Blogilo, a rich-client blogging tool to Cantor and Rocs, two scientific applications for advanced math and graph theory needs. Many other applications, such as the Gwenview image viewer and the Dolpin file manager have been further improved.
  • The KDE Development Platform adds the new KAuth authorization framework for easy and secure privilege escalation, printing of odd and even pages, scanner support for the Windows platform and the first pieces of integration of the popular webkit rendering engine.
These are only some of the new features one can expect from the new KDE Software Compilation 4.4, there is also a longer list of the changes. The long list of changes also comes with an even longer list of smaller and bigger bugfixes and performance enhancements which lead to a noticable improvement of the user experience. While RC2 was initially planned as the last release candidate, the number of fixes since RC2 warrants another release candidate.

v4.3.5 [01-27-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.3.5 Out Now: Codename "Clue" KDE Community Ships Fifth Translation and Service Release of the 4.3 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and Translation Updates January 26th, 2010. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.3. KDE SC 4.3.5 is a recommended upgrade for everyone running KDE SC 4.3.4 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.3.5 is more completely translated. KDE 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.3.5 has a number of improvements:

  • A number of bugs in KIO have been squashed, making updating of shown directories work again and solving some other stability issues
  • A crash when creating an avatar from the webcam in Kopete has been fixed
  • kded taking 100% CPU time in certain situations has been cured
The changelog lists more, if not all improvements since KDE SC 4.3.4.

v4.4-rc1 [01-10-10]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4 RC1 Out Now: Codename "Cornelius" KDE Ships First Release Candidate of New 4.4 Desktop, Applications and Development Platform January 8th, 2010. Today, KDE has released the first release candidate of the next version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). KDE SC 4.4 Release Candidate 1 provides a testing base for identifying bugs in the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.4, with its components the KDE Plasma Workspaces, the Applications powered by KDE, and the KDE Development Platform.
The list of changes between 4.3 and 4.4 is especially long. Important changes can be observed all over the place:

  • The Nepomuk Semantic Search framework has made leaps: A new storage backend makes it a lot faster. New user interfaces to interact with the Nepomuk database are first delivered with KDE 4.4.0. A timeline view of your files makes finding files used in the past easier.
  • The Plasma Desktop has been further polished. Many user interface elements have received attention by developers and designers. The new widget explorer provides a richer experience for managing desktop widgets. Plasma widgets can now be shared with other users over the network and the handling of storage devices in the desktop shell has been streamlined. Also, in 4.4 Plasma's little sibling, the Netbook shell debuts as a technology preview.
  • New applications on the horizon range from Blogilo, a rich-client blogging tool to Cantor and Rocs, two scientific applications for advanced math and graph theory needs. Many other applications, such as the Gwenview image viewer and the Dolpin file manager have been further improved.
  • The KDE Development Platform adds the new KAuth authorization framework for easy and secure privilege escalation, printing of odd and even pages, scanner support for the Windows platform and the first pieces of integration of the popular webkit rendering engine.
These are only some of the new features one can expect from the new KDE Software Compilation 4.4, there is also a longer list of the changes. The long list of changes also comes with an even longer list of smaller and bigger bugfixes and performance enhancements which lead to a noticable improvement of the user experience. The release is named after Cornelius Schumacher, who is and continues to be one of the cornerstones of the KDE community.

v4.4-beta2 [12-22-09]

KDE Software Compilation 4.4-beta2 Out Now: Codename "Claus" KDE Ships Second Test Version of New 4.4 Desktop, Applications and Development Platform December 21st, 2009. Today, KDE has released a second preview the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC), 4.4 Beta 2. The second beta version of KDE SC 4.4 provides a preview and base for helping to stabilize the next version of the KDE Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform.
The list of changes this time around is especially long. Important changes can be observed all over the place:

  • The Nepomuk Semantic Search framework has made leaps: A new storage backend makes it a lot faster, new user interfaces to interact with the Nepomuk database are first delivered with KDE 4.4.0 and a timeline view of your files makes finding files used in the past easier.
  • The Plasma Desktop has been further polished. Many user interface elements have received attention by developers and designers. The new widget explorer provides a richer experience for managing desktop widgets. Plasma widgets can now be shared with other users over the network and the handling of storage devices in the desktop shell has been streamlined. Also, in 4.4 Plasma's little sibling, the Netbook shell debuts as a technology preview.
  • New applications on the horizon range from Blogilo, a rich-client blogging tool to Cantor and Rocs, two scientific applications for advanced math and graph theory needs. Many other applications, such as the Gwenview image viewer and the Dolpin file manager have been further improved.
  • The KDE Development Platform adds the new KAuth authorization framework for easy and secure privilege escalation, printing of odd and even pages, scanner support for the Windows platform and the first pieces of integration of the popular webkit rendering engine.
These are only some of the changes one can expect from the new KDE Software Compilation 4.4, there is also a longer list of the changes.

v4.3.4 [12-03-09]

KDE Software Compilation 4.3.4 Out Now: Codename "Cold" KDE Community Ships Fourth Translation and Service Release of the 4.3 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and Translation Updates December 1st, 2009. Today, KDE has released a new version of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). This month's edition of KDE SC is a bugfix and translation update to KDE SC 4.3. KDE SC 4.3.4 is a recommended upgrade for everyone running KDE 4.3.3 or earlier versions. As the release only contains bugfixes and translation updates, it will be a safe and pleasant update for everyone. Users around the world will appreciate that KDE SC 4.3.4 is more completely translated. KDE 4 is already translated into more than 50 languages, with more to come. KDE SC 4.3.4 has a number of improvements:

  • A bugfix in Plasma's pixmap cache makes the workspace more responsive
  • Okular, the document viewer improved stability in certain situations
  • Marble, the desktop globe has seen some polish
  • Passphrases with non-ASCII characters have been fixed in the KGpg encryption tool
The changelog has more, if not exhaustive, lists of the improvements since KDE SC 4.3.3.

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