KDE 4.8 released
Posted on: 01/26/2012 10:02 AM

KDE 4.8 has been released

KDE 4.8 released


KDE Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform 4.8 Improve User Experience

KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major
updates to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform.
Version 4.8 provides many new features, and improved stability and
performance.


KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.8 Gain Adaptive Power Management

The KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.8 Highlights for Plasma Workspaces include Kwin
optimizations, the redesign of power management, and integration with
Activities. The first QtQuick-based Plasma widgets have entered the default
installation of Plasma Desktop, with more to follow in future releases. Read
the complete Plasma Workspaces Announcement.
More info: http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.8/plasma.php


KDE Applications 4.8 Offer Faster, More Scalable File Management

The KDE Applications 4.8 KDE applications released today include Dolphin with
its new display engine, new Kate features and improvements, Gwenview with
functional and visual improvements. KDE Telepathy reaches first beta
milestone. Marble's new features keep arriving, among which are: Elevation
Profile, satellite tracking and Krunner integration. Read the complete 'KDE
Applications Announcement'.
More info: http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.8/applications.php


KDE Platform 4.8 Enhances Interoperability, Introduces Touch-Friendly
Components

The KDE Development Platform 4.8 KDE Platform provides the foundation for KDE
software. KDE software is more stable than ever before. In addition to
stability improvements and bugfixes, Platform 4.8 provides better tools for
building fluid and touch-friendly user interfaces, integrates with other
systems' password saving mechanisms and lays the base for more powerful
interaction with other people using the new KDE Telepathy framework. For full
details, read the KDE Platform 4.8 release announcement.
More info: http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.8/platform.php


More info:
* http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.8/
* http://dot.kde.org/2012/01/25/release-48-features-stability-performance

Cheers,
--
sebas



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