project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.7,
a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and
powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. This release brings a renewed focus to KDE-PIM applications.
attention with bugfixes, while
witnessed the addition of new features and improvements with both interface work and
IMAP handling: it can manage IMAP quotas, and copy and move all folders. Read on for more details.
supports 65 languages,
making it available to more people than most non-Free
software and can be easily extended to support more languages by communities who wish
to contribute to the Open Source project.
Several other applications have seen feature improvements:
KPDF shows tooltips for links when
hovering over them, correctly displays more complex PDF files (like this
advertisement) and reacts to commands for opening the Table of Contents pane.
Umbrello now can generate and
export C# Code and has added Java 5 generics support.
KDevelop gets a major version upgrade
to version 3.4.1. New features include much-improved Code Completion and
Navigation, a more reliable debugger interface, Qt 4 support and better
Ruby and KDE 4 development support.
In addition to the new features there were many bug fixes across the board,
especially in the Edutainment
and Games packages and
Kopete. Kopete also received a major performance improvement for its chat windows.
As KDE users have come to expect, this new release includes continued work
usability feature in KHTML makes the mouse pointer indicate if a link wants
to open a new browser window or not.
Packages are available for Arch Linux, Debian Unstable, Kubuntu Feisty, Mandriva 2007.1, Pardus and openSUSE. You can also get the source directly or compile with Konstruct.
For a more detailed list of improvements since the
KDE 3.5.6 release
on the 25th January 2007, please refer to the
KDE 3.5.7 Changelog.