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|| ||[kde-announce] KDE 4.1.2 Released|
|| ||Fri, 3 Oct 2008 18:19:02 +0200|
KDE Community Improves Desktop with KDE 4.1.2 Codenamed "Codename"
KDE Community Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 4.1 Free
Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and
October 1, 2008. The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability
of "Codename", (a.k.a KDE 4.1.2), another bugfix and maintenance update for
the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop. Codename
is a monthly update to KDE 4.1. It ships with a basic desktop and many other
packages; like administration programs, network tools, educational
applications, utilities, multimedia software, games, artwork, web development
tools and more. KDE's award-winning tools and applications are available in
more than 50 languages.
Desktop Effects in the KDE 4.1 workspace
KDE, including all its libraries and its applications, is available for free
under Open Source licenses. KDE can be obtained in source and various binary
formats from http://download.kde.org and can also be obtained on CD-ROM or
with any of the major GNU/Linux and UNIX systems shipping today.
As a service release, the changelog contains a list of bugfixes and
improvements. Note that the changelog is usually incomplete, for a complete
list of changes that went into KDE 4.2, you can browse the Subversion log. The
most significant changes are:
* Deleting files got a nice 32 times speedup.
interpreter Frostbyte. "Stop animations" is back in Konqueror.
* The Kopete Instant Messenger team fixed crashes in the ICQ, Yahoo and
* Comicbook backend fixes in the document viewer Okular
* Fixes in Gwenview's thumbnailing,
* Various crash fixes in KGpg, the PGP security utility.
To find out more about the KDE 4.1.x desktop and applications, please refer to
the KDE 4.1.0 and KDE 4.0.0 release notes. KDE 4.1.2 is a recommended update
for everyone running KDE 4.1.1 or earlier. This release will be followed up by
more x.y.z updates over the next months and ultimately by a new feature
release, KDE 4.2.0 this coming January.
Read more at http://www.kde.org/announcements/announce-4.1.2.php
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