KDE has announced its Version 4.9 Releases to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Development Platform, dedicated to the memory of KDE contributor Claire Lotion. The full announcement has details.
These releases got special attention to the general levels of quality and stability. In particular, there was a focus on eliminating any regressions from previous releases. Thanks to the efforts of the KDE Quality Team and its new contributors, the 4.9 Releases are the best ever.
Plasma and Applications 4.9
Plasma Workspaces, Applications, and Platform Releases
Substantial improvements were made to Plasma Workspace core components in this release. There are new KDE Applications and major improvements to Okular, Kopete, KDE PIM, education, games and others. The KDE Platform release includes quality improvements and preparation for Frameworks 5 based on Qt5. The announcements have more details.
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