Version 4.7.0 of KDE Software Compilation

Release Notes: A lot of visual polishing took place with an update to the Oxygen icons, and improved consistency between panel items such as clock and notification areas. The window manager KWin brings a new shadow system and can now run on OpenGL ES supporting hardware, making it better suited for mobile devices. The network management widget is much improved. Navigating through applications and recent files is easier with the addition of breadcrumbs to the Kickoff application launcher. The Kontact groupware solution rejoins the rest of the KDE software, with increased stability and better connection to new services.

Other releases

Release Notes: The next generation semantic desktop search brings The nignificant benefits in terms of faster, more relevant results, greater stability, lower resource usage and less data storage. Artikulate is a new app for foreign speech training. E-mail client KMail introduces support for storing file attachements in cloud storage services. Document reader Okular now has support for opening multiple documents in tabs. Desktop globe Marble gets support for Sun, Moon, planets, and bicycle routing. Advanced text editor Kate introduces improved statusbar, animated bracket matching, and enhanced plugins.

Release Notes: More than 20 recorded bugfixes include improvements to the Personal Information Management suite Kontact, the Umbrello UML Modeler, the image viewer Gwenview, the Web browser Konqueror, the file manager Dolphin, and others.

  •  05 Mar 2014 13:56

    Release Notes: More than 30 recorded bugfixes include improvements to the personal information management suite Kontact, the UML tool Umbrello, the image viewer Gwenview, the Web browser Konqueror, the file manager Dolphin, and others.

    •  08 Feb 2014 22:43

      Release Notes: More than 20 recorded bugfixes include improvements to the personal information management suite Kontact, the UML tool Umbrello, the document viewer Okular, the Web browser Konqueror, the file manager Dolphin, and others.

      Release Notes: This release marks substantial improvements in the KDE PIM stack, giving much better performance and many new features. Kate has new features including initial Vim macro support, and games and educational applications bring a variety of new features. The announcement for the KDE Applications 4.12 has more information. This release only includes bugfixes and minor optimizations and features. About 20 bugfixes as well as several optimizations have been made to various subsystems.

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