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= KDE Development Platform =
 
* Nepomuk is now able to search on non-mounted media
 
* Nepomuk: New Virtuoso backend, much faster, more scalable
 
* Nepomuk: KIO slave for querying Nepomuk resources
 
* libksane (scanner library): basic scanner support for Windows
 
* improved exiv2 support in libkexiv2
 
* Add Odd/Even page selection and server-side page selection when using CUPS
 
    Move KDE integration of QtWebKit into kdelibs (but not KPart!)
 
  
* Thumbnail previews for Comicbook format
 
* KAuth: Authorization framework, harnesses PolicyKit, used in
 
** Font installer
 
** System Activity
 
  
 
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= Plasma Workspace =
 
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== basic functionality ==
 
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== Plasma Workspace and basic widgets ==
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* Storage devices can now automatically be mounted
 
* Storage devices can now automatically be mounted
 
* Networkmanager frontend (knetworkmanager)
 
* Networkmanager frontend (knetworkmanager)
 
** Experimental network-manager plasma widget
 
** Experimental network-manager plasma widget
  
* Bookmark runner now also supports Firefox' bookmarks
 
 
* Improved layout for the battery widget's popup
 
* Improved layout for the battery widget's popup
 
* OpenGL accelerated popup animation
 
* OpenGL accelerated popup animation
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* Workflow and layout improvements in the device manager widget
 
* Workflow and layout improvements in the device manager widget
 
* Improved KMix OSD
 
* Improved KMix OSD
* Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian.
 
 
== Other widgets and addons ==
 
 
  
 
== Window & Compositing Manager ==
 
== Window & Compositing Manager ==
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* Alt+Tab window switching improvements
 
* Alt+Tab window switching improvements
 
* Improvements in present windows, flip switch, logout effect
 
* Improvements in present windows, flip switch, logout effect
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== Other widgets and addons ==
 +
* Bookmark runner now also supports Firefox' bookmarks
 +
 +
 +
= KDE Development Platform =
 +
* KAuth: Authorization framework, harnesses PolicyKit, used in
 +
** Font installer
 +
** System Activity
 +
* Nepomuk:
 +
** New Virtuoso backend, much faster, more scalable
 +
** Nepomuk: KIO slave for querying Nepomuk resources
 +
** Nepomuk is now able to search on non-mounted media
 +
* libksane (scanner library): basic scanner support for Windows
 +
* improved exiv2 support in libkexiv2
 +
* Add Odd/Even page selection and server-side page selection when using CUPS
 +
* KDE integration of QtWebKit (cookies, proxies, etc. but not KPart)
 +
* Thumbnail previews for Comicbook format
 +
* Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian.
  
  
 
= KDE Applications =
 
= KDE Applications =
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== Basic ==
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* Dolphin: integrated searching
 +
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== PIM / Groupware ==
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* New: KAddressbook rewrite for Akonadi
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* KMail:
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** Archiving of emails
 +
** Improved recipient picker
 +
** searching by tag
 +
** Clickable HTML statusbar
 +
** Collapsible recipient fields
 +
** Error messages are now passive, less disturbant to workflow
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** Templating improvements
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== Educational & Games ==
 
* KStars: Observation plan manager
 
* KStars: Observation plan manager
 
* KAlgebra  
 
* KAlgebra  
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== Network ==
 
== Network ==
 
 
* Kopete: Create avatars from a webcam
 
* Kopete: Create avatars from a webcam
 
* KRDC:  
 
* KRDC:  
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** Assistant to create metalinks
 
** Assistant to create metalinks
  
= PIM / Groupware =
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== Utilities ==
* New: KAddressbook rewrite for Akonadi
+
* KMail:
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** Archiving of emails
+
** Improved recipient picker
+
** searching by tag
+
** Clickable HTML statusbar
+
** Collapsible recipient fields
+
** Error messages are now passive, less disturbant to workflow
+
** Templating improvements
+
 
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== Utils ==
+
 
* Okteta Hex Editor:
 
* Okteta Hex Editor:
 
** Improved selecting mechanism
 
** Improved selecting mechanism
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** Split views
 
** Split views
 
** Storing of bookmarks
 
** Storing of bookmarks
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== non-SC Applications ==
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* Digikam (stable KDE4 release in December)
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* Amarok
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Revision as of 17:56, 1 December 2009


Contents

Plasma Workspace

basic functionality

  • Storage devices can now automatically be mounted
  • Networkmanager frontend (knetworkmanager)
    • Experimental network-manager plasma widget
  • Improved layout for the battery widget's popup
  • OpenGL accelerated popup animation
  • Support for Plasma widgets in the system tray
  • System tray items can now be automatically shown or hidden
  • Workflow and layout improvements in the device manager widget
  • Improved KMix OSD

Window & Compositing Manager

  • New: Window maximizing and tiling by snapping to the screen-edges ("Aero Snap")
  • Native window tabs: Arbitrary windows can be grouped in tabs
  • Window Management Plugin for KRunner
  • Subtle animations in the window decoration, and other options to customize the window behavior
  • Alt+Tab window switching improvements
  • Improvements in present windows, flip switch, logout effect

Other widgets and addons

  • Bookmark runner now also supports Firefox' bookmarks


KDE Development Platform

  • KAuth: Authorization framework, harnesses PolicyKit, used in
    • Font installer
    • System Activity
  • Nepomuk:
    • New Virtuoso backend, much faster, more scalable
    • Nepomuk: KIO slave for querying Nepomuk resources
    • Nepomuk is now able to search on non-mounted media
  • libksane (scanner library): basic scanner support for Windows
  • improved exiv2 support in libkexiv2
  • Add Odd/Even page selection and server-side page selection when using CUPS
  • KDE integration of QtWebKit (cookies, proxies, etc. but not KPart)
  • Thumbnail previews for Comicbook format
  • Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian.


KDE Applications

Basic

  • Dolphin: integrated searching

PIM / Groupware

  • New: KAddressbook rewrite for Akonadi
  • KMail:
    • Archiving of emails
    • Improved recipient picker
    • searching by tag
    • Clickable HTML statusbar
    • Collapsible recipient fields
    • Error messages are now passive, less disturbant to workflow
    • Templating improvements

Educational & Games

  • KStars: Observation plan manager
  • KAlgebra
    • support for lists
    • better MathML presentation support, lambda expressions, jump detections
    • new 2d parametric function plotting
  • New Edu app: Cantor
  • New Edu app: Rocs
  • New game: Granatier
  • New game: Palapeli

Network

  • Kopete: Create avatars from a webcam
  • KRDC:
    • Telepathy Tubes support,
    • full screen switching
  • KGet:
    • better support for verification of downloaded files
    • Broken downloads can be repaired
    • Support for adding mirrors, moving and renaming files while downloading
    • Assistant to create metalinks

Utilities

  • Okteta Hex Editor:
    • Improved selecting mechanism
    • Base64 encoding
    • Split views
    • Storing of bookmarks

non-SC Applications

  • Digikam (stable KDE4 release in December)
  • Amarok

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