|| ||Sebastian =?utf-8?q?K=C3=BCgler?= <sebas-AT-kde.org>|
|| ||[kde-announce] KDE 3.5.7 Released|
|| ||Tue, 22 May 2007 13:49:30 +0200|
KDE 3.5.7 Released
The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.7, a
maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and
powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. KDE now supports 65
languages, making it available to more people than most non-free software and
can be easily extended to support others by communities who wish to
contribute to the open source project.
This release has a renewed focus on KDE PIM applications. KAddressBook,
KOrganizer and KAlarm received attention with bugfixes, while KMail
additionally witnessed new features and improvements with both interface work
and IMAP handling: it can manage IMAP quota and copy and move all folders.
[ http://pim.kde.org/ ]
Several other applications saw feature improvements:
* KPDF shows tooltips for links when hovering on them, displays correctly more
complex PDF files like this Firefox advertisement and reacts to the commands
for opening the Table of Contents pane. [ http://kpdf.kde.org/ ]
* Umbrello now can generate and export C# Code and has added Java 5 generics
support. [ http://uml.sourceforge.net/ ]
* KDevelop got a major version upgrade to version 3.4.1. New features include
much improved Code Completion and Navigation, a more reliable debugger
interface, Qt4 support and better Ruby and KDE4 development support.
[ http://www.kdevelop.org/ ]
In addition to the new features there were many bug fixes across the board,
especially in the Edutainment and Games packages and Kopete. Besides bugfixes
Kopete also got a major performance improvement on chat rendering.
As KDE users have come to expect, this new release includes continued work on
usability feature in KHTML makes the mouse pointer indicate if a link wants
to open a new browser window or not.
For a more detailed list of improvements since the KDE 3.5.6 release on the
25th January 2007, please refer to the KDE 3.5.7 Changelog.
[ http://www.kde.org/announcements/changelogs/changelog3_5_... ]
KDE 3.5.7 ships with a basic desktop and fifteen other packages (PIM,
administration, network, edutainment, utilities, multimedia, games, artwork,
web development and more). KDE's award-winning tools and applications are
available in 65 languages.
For more information, please refer to
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