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= Plasma Workspace =
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== basic functionality ==
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* Storage devices can now automatically be mounted
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* Networkmanager frontend (knetworkmanager)
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** Experimental network-manager plasma widget
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* Improved layout for the battery widget's popup
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* OpenGL accelerated popup animation
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* Support for Plasma widgets in the system tray
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* System tray items can now be automatically shown or hidden
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* Workflow and layout improvements in the device manager widget
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* Improved KMix OSD
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== Window & Compositing Manager ==
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* New: Window maximizing and tiling by snapping to the screen-edges ("Aero Snap")
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* Native window tabs: Arbitrary windows can be grouped in tabs
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* Window Management Plugin for KRunner
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* Subtle animations in the window decoration, and other options to customize the window behavior
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* Alt+Tab window switching improvements
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* Improvements in present windows, flip switch, logout effect
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== Other widgets and addons ==
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* Bookmark runner now also supports Firefox' bookmarks
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= KDE Development Platform =
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* KAuth: Authorization framework, harnesses PolicyKit, used in
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** Font installer
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** System Activity
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* Nepomuk:
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** New Virtuoso backend, much faster, more scalable
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** Nepomuk: KIO slave for querying Nepomuk resources
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** Nepomuk is now able to search on non-mounted media
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* libksane (scanner library): basic scanner support for Windows
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* improved exiv2 support in libkexiv2
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* Add Odd/Even page selection and server-side page selection when using CUPS
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* KDE integration of QtWebKit (cookies, proxies, etc. but not KPart)
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* Thumbnail previews for Comicbook format
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* Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian.
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= 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
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** Improved recipient picker
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** searching by tag
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** Clickable HTML statusbar
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** Collapsible recipient fields
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** Error messages are now passive, less disturbant to workflow
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** Templating improvements
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== Educational & Games ==
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* KStars: Observation plan manager
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* KAlgebra
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** support for lists
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** better MathML presentation support, lambda expressions, jump detections
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** new 2d parametric function plotting
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* New Edu app: Cantor
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* New Edu app: Rocs
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* New game: Granatier
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* New game: Palapeli
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== Network ==
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* Kopete: Create avatars from a webcam
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* KRDC:
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** Telepathy Tubes support,
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** full screen switching
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* KGet:
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** better support for verification of downloaded files
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** Broken downloads can be repaired
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** Support for adding mirrors, moving and renaming files while downloading
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** Assistant to create metalinks
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== Utilities ==
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* Okteta Hex Editor:
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** Improved selecting mechanism
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** Base64 encoding
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** Split views
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** 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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