Tuesday, August 10

KDE Version 4.5 is Released

KDE Development Platform, the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, and many other applications are released today with a new version 4.5.0. The new version have lots of stability and performance improvements apart from new features.

The new features include:

  • A new faster cache system that allows more fast and responsive access to data stored on your disk.
  • The faster Webkit rendering engine (powering Safari and Google Chrome)  is now available with an option to use Konqueror with webkit as back-end.
  • A clear and crisp notification system with monochromatic icons.

  • Plasma Netbook, the KDE Workspace for small notebooks and netbooks, has been greatly improved.

  • Improved window tiling management with Kwin
  • A new Plasma Workspace Activity Manager 
  • Improvements to the theme engine and more language support.
  • Restructured Workspace Setup.
  • New Applications & Games.
  • For a detailed change log, go here
To install it add the Kubuntu Backport ppa to your software sources:



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