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LinuxPR: theKompany.com Announces Seventh Aethera Beta (version 0.9.7)

Mar 15, 2002, 01:00 (34 Talkback[s])

New releases will start to come much more frequently now. This release includes lots of bug fixes and speed improvements as well as updating the embedded Korganizer component to version 3.0. Most of the details for the project roadmap can be found at www.thekompany.com/projects/aethera, but this is subject to change as we are constantly researching new features. The web site has also now been updated, so it is now current. Bug reports, suggestions and ideas can be sent to aethera@thekompany.com. Here is what is new and updated in this release:

  • Aethera has now implemented our multiplatform component architecture with Korelib 0.8 and TINO (TINO Is Not OLE or This Is Not OLE).

  • Our second step for implementation of the IMAP protocol is now complete, features include

  • IMAP folder support - you can now create and remove the files locally and remotely.

  • Folder support is using the subscribe/unsubscribe IMAP4 features

  • Create new IMAP accounts using the configuration browser. Aethera can handle multiple POP3 and IMAP4 accounts

  • Full Drag-n-Drop support

  • A large number of bug fixes and usability improvements

  • New GUI design

  • Korganizer has now been integrated as the calendar/scheduling component using Korelib and TINO

  • New menu options for showing and hiding dock widgets

  • A commercial Jabber client plug in is expected to be available next week

One of the advantages to a pure Qt application is that distribution is now far easier than it was before. We've provided a binary in a tarball format, just download the files from www.sf.net/projects/aethera, login as root and do:

Using the tarball (absolute path)
tar xvfz aethera-0.9.5.tgz -P
After installation you can run by typing:

We would also like to thank our friends at Sourceforge where the download files and bug tracking is now being hosted at https://sourceforge.net/projects/aethera/. For the time being the CVS is still on theKompany.com servers.

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