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Release Digest: KDE, March 18, 2003

Mar 19, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
QHacc :: KHacc 1.5
Summary A personal accounting program.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added an experimental plugin architecture for databases; support for non-local KHACC_HOMEs; error-checking to the archiving code; a new budget report; more configurable account options; and --import and --export command-line options. Separated the MySQL code into a plugin.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Financial / Investment : Personal Finance
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8990
 
QHacc 2.7
Summary A personal accounting program.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added an experimental plugin architecture for databases; support for non-local QHACC_HOMEs; error-checking to the archiving code; a new budget report; more configurable account options; and --import and --export command-line options. Separated the= MySQL code into a plugin.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Financial / Investment : Personal Finance
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8989
 
Konvertwizard 0.1.1
Summary A transcode frontend for easily converting video files to (S)VCD.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a feature for splitting encoded files; an import audio plugin (step 1); and auto-calculation of the -j option values.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Multimedia : Video : Converters
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8987
 
Kickarts 0.4
Summary A simple panel applet to manage the aRts sound server.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Desktop : Administration
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8986
 
KMess 1.1
Summary An MSN Messenger® client.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added compatability with GnomeMeeting for invitations to use NetMeeting (allowing NetMeeting to GnomeMeeting invitations, GnomeMeeting to NetMeeting invitations and GnomeMeeting to GnomeMeeting invitations); and an optional "Contact is typing" status bar in chats.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Instant Messenging
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8998
 
krename 2.5.4
Summary A batch file renamer.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added spell-checking; auto-directory creation (##/$ is now a valid template); and a caption with full path to the preview context menu. Improved file-name handling (stripping the whitespace operator ""); plugin processing; and some default settings. This release includes major bugfixes.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Utilities : File System
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8997
 
Hydrogen 0.7.5
Summary A pattern-based drum machine.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added an instrument pan in the mixer; a song loop button; a velocity bar in the pattern editor; and demo songs. Improved the GUI.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Art / Music : Synthesizers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8996
 
Gambas 0.45
Summary A graphical development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a database component (currently only with PostgreSQL support); a DCOP interface for scripting KDE applications; support for variable number of arguments to native methods; and the ability for native classes to intercept calls to unknown symbols.
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/8994
 
noteedit 2.1.0
Summary A music notation editor.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Changed the interface greatly (e.g., the middle-mouse-button is no longer used).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or KDE 2.0.x
Category Art / Music : Note / Score Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8993
 
Zmanim 1.0.3
Summary A Jewish calendar (halachic zmanim) calculator.
Release Focus Maintenance release
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Religious
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8992
 
KeasyRestore 0.1
Summary A utility to restore files backed-up with a backup script.
Release Focus Initial public release
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Administration : Backup
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8991
 
knetfilter 3.1.1
Summary A frontend to netfilter and some network monitoring tools.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for ECN matches in TCP or IP packet headers (requires Linux >= 2.4.19); and support for second fragment(s) matches in TCP packets.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Administration : Firewall / Security
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9006
 
Mango 0.25
Summary A recipe management program.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Completed RecipeML import.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or Qt 3.0.x
Category Home Economics : Cooking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9005
 
Bookcase 0.5.1
Summary A personal book collection manager.
Release Focus Minor build fix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Office : Organization / Tracking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9004
 
NetHack 3.4.1
Summary A single player dungeon exploration game.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x, KDE 2.2.x, Qt 3.0.x or Qt 2.2.x
Category Games : Role Playing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9003
 
Eric3 3.1
Summary A Python IDE.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a CVS interface; a Happydoc interface; the ability to search for text in all project files; wizards for QMessageBox, QFileDialog, QInputDialog, QColorDialog and QFontDialog; a restart function to the debugger; a "start debug" dialog for entering the commandline parameters, the working directory and a flag to disable the display of exceptions; an auto-raise function to the debugger; a passive debug mode which uses a debug server (can be used to debug mod_python or Zope scripts); a Qt-less debug mode (also useful to debug mod_python or Zope scripts); the ability to select the Python interpreter and the Debug Client; optional auto-backup file generation; an "Add Directory" dialog; a second dock window layout with an embeded shell; a context menu for shell window (with clear and reset commands); a DebugClient able to debug threaded applications; the ability to break upon a reported excepti! on; an exception logger; the ability to disable tab completion; the ability to view the call stack and local variables for the selected stack frame to the local variables viewer; and session functionality to the project; breakpoint management via the debug menu and editor context menu; configurable shell fonts; "Copy" and "Paste" actions to the shell and the shell context menu; and C, C++, C# and IDL files to the file dialog filter list. Improved usabilty; exception handling in the debugger (unhandled exceptions are displayed in a message box); and the variable viewer (compound types are displayed as a tree and a dialog can show variables in greater detail); and the "Search in Project" function (added searching in the files of a directory tree).
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Development : IDEs / Application Generators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9002
 
Bookcase 0.5
Summary A personal book collection manager.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added import from Bibtexml using XSLT; export to Bibtex or Bibtexml using XSLT; a printing tab to the configuration dialog, with the ability to choose which fields to print, their order and the grouping; a header menu for selecting fields to display in the detailed list view; and a format version string to documents.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Office : Organization / Tracking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9001
 
Kvolmet 0.2p2
Summary An IP traffic monitor.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added alert boxes; and a German translation.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Computer Devices : Networking : Monitoring
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9000
 
kdeaccessibility 0.9.2
Summary The core accessibility applications for KDE.
Release Focus Testing release
Release Note This is the first release candidate. The release provides the KMouth, KMouseTool and K Magnifier applications.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Desktop : Accessibility
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/8999
 
imgSeek 0.6.6.1
Summary A photo collection manager capable of searching with image-based searching.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Added a "slideshow search results" option for query results.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9018
 
QLiss3D 1.2
Summary A 3D Lissajous figure program.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Improved the build system (./configure ; make ; make install); and the built-in synthesizer.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Generators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9017
 
QTParted 0.1.5
Summary A disk partitioning utility like Partition Magic.
Release Focus Crash fix(es)
Release Note Fixed crash with gcc 3.2.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.3 (KDE 3.0)
Category Administration : File Systems
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9016
 
Kodos 1.0.0
Summary A Python regular expression utility.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Development : Scripting
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9015
 
CUTE 0.1.3
Summary A Scintilla-based, scriptable text editor.
Release Focus Unknown
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Development : Tools : Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9014
 
Atlantik 0.5.2
Summary A client for Atlantic and Monopoly® board games.
Release Focus Minor bugfix(es)
Release Note Added translations of documentation and application strings to the stand-alone releases. Improved handling of display messages from the server. This release will form part of KDE 3.1.1.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.3
Category Games : Board
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9013
 
KBirthday 0.6.0
Summary A panel applet to remind you of birthdays and anniversaries listed in the KDE addressbook.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added the display of the addressbook editor with all addressee details when double-clicking on the event list; the ability to launch the KAddressBook from the popop menu; and a German translation.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Desktop : Services : Notifications
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9012
 
KMySQLAdmin 0.6.4
Summary A program to manage and query MySQL.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added the ability to display script results as richtext; and saving richtext in the script window as HTML.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Database
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9011
 
KBudget 0.5
Summary A budgeting and personal finance program.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Updated translations and documentation.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Financial / Investment : Personal Finance
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9010
 
Kydpdict 0.5.0
Summary A graphical frontend to Collins' English-Polish and Polish-English dictionary.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added automatic translation of highlighted words; a new configuration dialog; display of the phonetic transcription; support for .MP3 and .OGG voice samples; and support for colors and an active background in the main window. Improved the menu layout and content. This release finally works correctly for both English-Polish and German-Polish dictionaries.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Office : Reference
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9009
 
KPopUp 0.9.5pre2
Summary A simple GUI for sending and receiving Microsoft® Winpopup messages..
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added hotkeys for improved navigation; support for SAMBA groups; and automatic reading of groups and hosts (without using cron).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Conferencing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9008
 
Frog3d 0.5
Summary An Autodesk® 3DS file viewer.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9007
 
rpCalc 0.3.0
Summary A reverse polish notation calculator.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added auto-completion for multi-letter commands; buttons for setting display and angle options; and a new SHOW key for temporarily toggling to a scientific display showing 12 significant figures.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.2 (KDE 3.0) or Qt 2.3.x (KDE 2.1.x +)
Category Math / Science : Calculators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9026
 
TaskJuggler 1.4.2
Summary A project management tool.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for non-Latin1 languages to HTML and XML reports (using UTF8 encoding); separate columns for revenues and profits to the HTML task and resource reports (no longer reported in the costs column); optional completion degree and comple tion status columns to the HTML reports; support for quarterly and yearly calendar columns to htmlaccountreport; and the new attribute reference to task. Improved the HTML output (tree structure indentation; the loop detector (included backwards task checking; and much better performance for large projects); and table headers); and error reporting (syntax errors in macros).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or Qt 3.0.x
Category Office : Organization / Tracking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9025
 
distcc 1.2.3
Summary A tool which distributes compilation of C and C++ code across several networked machines.
Release Focus Minor bugfix(es)
Release Note Improved portability.
KDE Version n.a.
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9024
 
ManifestoStudy 0.1
Summary Study software aimed at the writings of Karl Marx.
Release Focus Initial public release
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Educational
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9023
 
Kartouche 0.0.1c
Summary A web-based tool for translating KDE applications.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version n.a.
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9022
 
Picwiz 0.1.1
Summary A batch picture resizing wizard for Konqueror.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Graphics : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9021
 
KPasswords 0.0.1
Summary A utility for managing passwords and usernames in a hierarchical tree.
Release Focus Initial public release
Release Note This release is not intended for production use. Feedback appreciated.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Networking / Internet : WWW : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9020
 
KloseCircuit 0.3.0
Summary A connect-the-dot-type game.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Games : Puzzles
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9019
 
LinCVS 1.1.3
Summary A frontend to CVS.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Added drag'n'drop from the file-view to other applications; some icons; the ability to run cvs add from the ignore tab; advanced diff dir to console (for making diffs between any desired revisions); and deletion using the mouse in the merge table. Improved the module browser for local repositories; and file menu / popup menu organization.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9037
 
xxdiff 2.9.2
Summary A file comparator and merge tool.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a --single switch and a double-click action in directory mode for opening a single file; and experimental option for Macintosh-type files (CR as line terminator).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or Qt 3.0.x
Category Utilities : Text
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9036
 
QHacc :: MySQL Plugin 1.0
Summary A personal accounting program.
Release Focus Initial public release
Release Note Initial public release of the MySQL Plugin module.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Financial / Investment : Personal Finance
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9035
 
KDE Kontact 0.2.1
Summary A PIM framework which integrates KMail Cool, KAddressBook and KOrganizer.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Added as-you-type spell checking and color quoting to the KMail message composer.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category PIM
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9034
 
KDE Radio 0.2.0
Summary A simple radio application for a radio card.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added skins.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Radios
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9033
 
QuickRip 0.3
Summary A basic DVD ripper.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
Release Note Added the ability to set a different video bitrates for each track.
KDE Version Qt 3.1.x (KDE pre-3.1.x)
Category Multimedia : Video : Recorders
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9032
 
SSCDRFE 0.02alpha
Summary A simple frontend for cdrecord, mkisofs and cdrdao.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Multimedia : Audio : Burners / Rippers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9031
 
qMsg 0.1.1
Summary A message / query application like xmessage.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Translated help and error messages to English.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Desktop : Scripting
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9030
 
KYIM 022803
Summary A Yahoo® Messenger-compatible instant messenging client.
Release Focus Maintenance release
Release Note Updated to libyahoo2 0.6.3.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Conferencing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9029
 
K3b 0.8.1
Summary A user-friendly CD-writing program.
Release Focus Major bugfix(es)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Burners / Rippers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9028
 
madman 0.90.1
Summary An MP3 / Ogg music manager.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category Multimedia : Audio
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9027
 
rpCalc 0.3.0
Summary A reverse polish notation calculator.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added auto-completion for multi-letter commands; buttons for setting display and angle options; and a new SHOW key for temporarily toggling to a scientific display showing 12 significant figures.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.2 (KDE 3.0) or Qt 2.3.x (KDE 2.1.x +)
Category Math / Science : Calculators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9026
 
TaskJuggler 1.4.2
Summary A project management tool.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for non-Latin1 languages to HTML and XML reports (using UTF8 encoding); separate columns for revenues and profits to the HTML task and resource reports (no longer reported in the costs column); optional completion degree and comple tion status columns to the HTML reports; support for quarterly and yearly calendar columns to htmlaccountreport; and the new attribute reference to task. Improved the HTML output (tree structure indentation; the loop detector (included backwards task checking; and much better performance for large projects); and table headers); and error reporting (syntax errors in macros).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or Qt 3.0.x
Category Office : Organization / Tracking
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9025
 
distcc 1.2.3
Summary A tool which distributes compilation of C and C++ code across several networked machines.
Release Focus Minor bugfix(es)
Release Note Improved portability.
KDE Version n.a.
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9024