|| ||Kügler <sebas-AT-kde.org>|
|| ||[kde-announce] KDE 4.2.1 Released|
|| ||Thu, 5 Mar 2009 00:10:20 +0100|
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KDE Community Improves Desktop with KDE 4.2.1 Codenamed "Cream"
KDE Community Ships First Translation and Service Release of the 4.2 Free
Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and
March 4th, 2009. The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability
of "Cream", (a.k.a KDE 4.2.1), another bugfix and maintenance update for the
latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop. Cream is a
monthly update to KDE 4.2. It ships with desktop workspace and many cross-
platform applications such as 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.
The KDE 4.2 Desktop
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. The most notable improvements have been made to Okular, the
document viewer, Kopete, the instant messaging client, KMail, KDE's email
client and of course KHTML which got its usual slew of fixes, optimizations
and improvements. Note that the changelog is usually incomplete, for a
complete list of changes that went into KDE 4.2.1, you can browse the
Subversion log. KDE 4.2.1 also ships a more complete set of translations.
To find out more about the KDE 4.1.x desktop and applications, please refer to
the KDE 4.2.0, KDE 4.1.0 and KDE 4.0.0 release notes. KDE 4.2.1 is a
recommended update for everyone running KDE 4.2.0 or earlier.
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