|| ||Sebastian Kügler <sebas-AT-kde.org> |
|| ||kde-announce-AT-kde.org |
|| ||[kde-announce] KDE 4.2.4 Released |
|| ||Wed, 3 Jun 2009 11:27:57 +0200|
|| ||Article, Thread
KDE Community Improves Desktop with KDE 4.2.4
KDE Community Ships Fourth Translation and Service Release of the 4.2 Free
Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and
June 2nd, 2009. The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability
of KDE 4.2.4, another bugfix and maintenance update for the latest generation
of the most advanced and powerful free desktop. This 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, development tools and more.
KDE's award-winning tools and applications are available in more than 50
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. Notable improvements include, but are not limited to:
- Okular (KDE's document viewer) now correctly supports selecting the pages to
print using the PostScript backend.
- KMail has received a whole slew of bug fixes
- So has KHTML and therefore the Konqueror web browser
Note that the changelog is usually incomplete, for a complete list of changes
that went into KDE 4.2.4, you can browse the Subversion log. KDE 4.2.4 also
ships a more complete set of translations.
To find out more about the KDE 4.2.x desktop and applications, please refer to
the KDE 4.2.0, KDE 4.1.0 and KDE 4.0.0 release notes. KDE 4.2.4 is a
recommended update for everyone running KDE 4.2.2 or earlier.
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