The much-anticipated release of KDE 3.1
has been announced
with much fanfare.
"KDE 3.1 is easily the best overall Open Source desktop ever released," added Andreas Pour, Chairman of the KDE League. "From enterprise support to eye candy to security, this release is a testament to the success of Internet collaboration."
A few of the
changes in KDE 3.1 include:
- Enhanced security for the KMail email client.
- Calendar compatibility with Exchange 2000.
- Improved LDAP integration for the KDE PIM framework.
- A desktop lockdown framework for restricting configuration settings.
- A desktop sharing framework which can be used for remote technical support.
- Tabbed browsing for the Konqueror web browser.
- The Quanta Plus web development platform with PHP support.
- The KGET download manager.
- A new default style and default icon style.
- A new multimedia player plugin.
- Several new games.
For more detailed documentation on these improvements, see the
KDE 3.1 New Feature Guide
Changes between KDE 3.0.5 and KDE 3.1.0 document details the changes
in the following sections:
kdelibs, kdeaddons, kdeadmin, kdebase, kdebindings,
kdeedu, kdegames, kdegraphics, kdemultimedia, kdenetwork,
kdepim, kdesdk, kdetoys, kdeutils, and Quanta Plus.
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