Version 4.9.0 of KDE Software Compilation

Release Notes: This release brings more thorough integration of Activities throughout the Workspaces, the ability to display metadata (ratings, tags, image and file sizes, etc.) next to file names in the Dolphin file manager, Mercurial support in Dolphin, detachable tabs in Konsole, support for the MPRIS2 protocol in various places, and the ability to store and print PDF annotations from the Okular document viewer. Okular can also play videos embedded in PDFs. The Lokalize translation tool supports Qt's TS translation files. The Kontact PIM suite gains the ability to import data from Thunderbird and Evolution.

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Release Notes: The next generation semantic desktop search brings significant 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. The email client KMail introduces support for storing file attachments in cloud storage services. The document reader Okular now has support for opening multiple documents in tabs. The desktop globe Marble has support for the Sun, Moon, planets, and bicycle routing. The advanced text editor Kate introduces an improved status bar, 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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