[News] KDE News and Reviews, New Features

[News] KDE News and Reviews, New Features

Post by Roy Schest » Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:02:27

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K3B Free CD/DVD burning tool for KDE Linux

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| K3B is the official CD/DVD authoring tool
| for Linux KDE desktop. It allows you to
| create, burn, copy, CD and DVD. Create
| audio CD/DVD, Data discs perform disc-to-
| disc copies, it also includes a DVD ripping
| function.


Scripting Kate

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| In my last blog I explained Kate's
| scripting features in KDE 4.4. To better
| understand how scripting can be used let's
| look at some use cases.
| * join lines: This feature request
| wants the action "join lines" to not
| join different paragraphs, i.e. not
| remove empty lines. We have not
| implemented this wish, as there are
| probably users who prefer the current
| behaviour. This request can be fixed by
| writing a small script that joins the
| lines according to the user's wishes.


5 System Administration Tools for KDE

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| Keeping any computer system running can be
| some work. It would be nice if we never had
| to do any type of maintenance or
| troubleshooting, but no operating system
| has reached that point. Many desktop Linux
| users have server administration experience
| and are quite comfortable dropping to the
| command line and tinkering with their
| system. Not only do they know how to do
| this, it is the method that makes them
| comfortable.


KDE makes me feel so platt

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| The teams have to translate at present
| 163711 strings. Lox Saxon (5) is at 92%,
| German (11) at 87%. There is a reason why
| Lower Saxony won make KDE4 in Low Saxon
| its National Desktop Environment for the
| public sector. Hardly anyone speaks it in
| the capital Hanover where according to
| certain legends the reference dialect of
| German (Standard German) is spoken, a city
| which ironically had been under English
| rule for quite some time.



Kickoff for KDE on Maemo

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| A Qt developer has brought a piece of KDE to
| Maemo. After plasmoids, this week brings the
| Plasma desktop. Also a KDE Maemo mailing
| list.


KDE 4.3.2 Release Announcement

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| KDE Community Ships Second Translation and Service
| Release of the 4.3 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous
| Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and Translation
| Updates
| October 6th, 2009. Another month has passed since the
| release of KDE 4.3.0, so today the KDE Community
| announces the immediate availability of KDE 4.3.2, a
| bugfix, translation and maintenance update for the
| latest generation of the most advanced and powerful
| free desktop. KDE 4.3.2 is a monthly update to KDE
| 4.3. It ships with a desktop workspace and many
| cross-platform applications such as administration
| programs, network tools, educational applications,
| utilities, multimedia software, games, artwork,
| development tools and more. KDE's award-winning tools
| and applications are available in more than 50
| l

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KDE4 Devel Live-CD Review: Work in Progress

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| The LiveCD edition of KDE4 clearly shows that a significant amount
| of work has been dedicated to the project already. There is however
| a lot to be finished before the new version of KDE will shine. I
| think that the stability and quality of the SVN version is not a
| big deal -- all development code is unstable and lacks features.
| KDE4 promises to be a modern and functional environment with a
| huge collection of remarkable apps, well integrated with each
| other, starting with a the office suite, though file management,
| multimedia and even programmer tools. Great achievements,
| however, require time.

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Stable Linux Kernel Released

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| Linux RelatedGreg KH has announced the release of the stable Linux
| kernel v2.6.20.8. New in this point release is a single infinite
| recursion netlink bug.



KDE 4 Snapshot 04-18-07 Screenshot Tour

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| Unlike the SLAX-based live CD called KLAX, which he used to develop in
| order to demonstrate new KDE releases, his "KDE Four Live" images
| are based on openSUSE.


KDE 4 development Live CD available

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| An openSuse based Live DVD with an up-to-date snapshot of KDE 4
| development packages is available. With a virtual machine this
| makes it easy to have a look at the upcoming KDE 4.


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