KDE 4.8.4 Released

KDE 4.8.4 is now available for download.This is a bug fix release.

Do not show email icon in the About dialog if the author has no email associated.
Various rendering fixes for select elements (combobox + listview).
Fix a segmentation fault caused by duplicated mouse move events.
Fix crash when saving new alarm.
Save size of message/mime splitter on size change.
Do not refresh keys that are unchanged after download from keyserver.
Prevent that a key shows up twice after reloading it from keyserver.

And Kwin,dolphin fixes.

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KDE 4.8 Released

KDE 4.8 is now available for download.It provides major updates to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform. KDE Version 4.8 provides many new features, and improved stability and performance.

what’s new in this release?

Alt+Tab shortcut now has six possible layouts.
performance improvements in KWin.
Redesigned power management System Settings.
new splash screen implementation uses QtQuick.
new display engine Dolphin
Easier image scrolling in Gwenview


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KDE wallpaper contest

The main wallpaper of the Plasma Workspaces changes every two major releases to maintain a fresh style. Submissions will be accepted until December 4th for this contest. Send your entry to [email protected] using “wallpaper2011” as subject line (mandatory).

Contest rules:

Minimum wallpaper size is 1920×1200 (additional resolutions and aspect ratios preferred).
The license for the chosen wallpaper(s) needs to be LGPL.
Photos are accepted.
Wallpapers must have a defining element that reflects KDE values—Elegance, Freedom, and Ease of Use.


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KDE 4.7 released

KDE version 4.7 is now available for download.KDE 4.7 containing new features and improvements to the Plasma Workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Development Platform. what’s new in KDE 4.7?

Plasma Workspaces Are More Portable
Akonadi Positions Kontact for the Future
Improved Multimedia and Semantic Capabilities
New, integrated Instant Messaging
Stability: 12000 bug fixes

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