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Release Digest: KDE, February 18, 2003

Feb 19, 2003, 05:00 (2 Talkback[s])
JuK 1.0
Summary A jukebox and music manager similar to iTunes® or RealOne®.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
Release Note Various SuSE RPMs are available from the homepage.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Music
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8888
 
Konstruct 20030218
Summary A build toolset for installing KDE with KOffice, KDevelop and Quanta Plus from released source tarballs.
Release Focus Maintenance release
Release Note Improved Java detection.
KDE Version n.a.
Category Administration : Installation
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8887
 
TuxCards 1.0
Summary A hierarchical notebook similar to CueCards® for Windows.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added searching within an entry, within an entry and its children or within the entire tree; the ability to move entries freely within the tree; editor options (cut, copy, etc.) to the menu and toolbar; text alignment (left, right, centered and justified); text drag'n'drop on entries (papends the text to the entry); Unicode (UTF-8) support to data files; and word counts. Improved the interface.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.3 (KDE 3.0)
Category PIM
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8886
 
Kopete 0.6.1
Summary A plugin-based, multi-protocol instant messenger.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Fixed some crashes; and many aspects of the OSCAR plugin. Users are strongly encouraged to use this release over 0.6.0, expecially when reporting bugs.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Instant Messenging
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8885
 
Direct Connect 4 Linux 0.2.5
Summary A Linux Direct ConnectTM clone.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for transfering bz2-compressed file lists; support for transfers using SSL; and partial downloads without reconnect.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Networking / Internet : File Sharing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8884
 
Wordtrans 1.1pre13
Summary A multi-language word translator for several dictionaries.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a non-GUI mode to kwordtrans; and French documentation and translations. Qt 2 is recommended - the Qt 3 version has not been tested.
KDE Version KDE 2.1.x, Qt 3.0.x or Qt 2.3.x
Category Office : Reference
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8881
 
Gambas 0.44
Summary A graphical development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added the ability to embed a form in another form (just like controls); and a new file dialog based on embedded forms.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x or Qt 3.1.x
Category Development : IDEs / Application Generators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8880
 
Thirsty Nellan 1.0.1
Summary A 3D animated adventure game for children.
Release Focus Unknown
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x) or Qt 2.2.x (KDE 2.0.x)
Category Games : Children
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8879
 
KMPlayer 0.7.2
Summary A frontend for the popular MPlayer video player.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a menu entry for having MPlayer read data from stdin (prelimininary); post-processing filter configuration; tear-off handles to the "DVD" / "VCD" menus; and support for KDE proxy settings. Improved accessability of the config button.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Multimedia : Video : Players
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8878
 
KBarcode 1.1.7
Summary An easy-to-use printing and management system for barcodes and labels.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Added a command-line switch for non-interactive printing.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Office : Organization / Tracking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8877
 
TOra 1.3.9.2
Summary A tool for Oracle, MySQL and/or PostgreSQL database developers and administrators.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x, KDE 2.1.x, Qt 3.0.x or Qt 2.2.x
Category Database
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8876
 
KMess 1.0rc1
Summary An MSN Messenger® client.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added contact-specific properties, including name, picture, sounds and notifications; a heuristic to tell if a contact is blocking you; and a command-line switch for specifying the account to login to (e.g., kmess --autologin me@hotmail.com). Improved the chat window (contact pictures are more prominent).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Instant Messenging
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8875