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Version 4.8 Release Candidate 1 of KDE Software Compilation

Release Notes: This release brings KSecretService, which optionally enables a shared password storage, therefore making your saved passwords available to many other applications, leading to a more secure system and better integration of non-KDE apps into the Plasma Workspaces and KDE apps into non-Plasma workspaces. There are also hundreds of bugfixes.

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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.

      Release Notes: More than 70 recorded bugfixes include improvements to the Window Manager KWin, the file manager Dolphin, and others. Users can expect Plasma Desktop to start up faster, Dolphin to scroll smoother, and various applications and tools to use less memory. Improvements include the return of drag-and-drop from taskbar to pager, highlighting and color fixes in Kate, and many little bugfixes in the Kmahjongg game. There are many stability fixes and the usual additions of translations.

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