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Release Digest: KDE, July 14, 2002

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Aethera 0.9.10
Summary A PIM, PDR, messaging and groupware client.
Release Note Added support for secure (SSL) communications; Jabber support via the commercial tjKabber; KOrganizer integration; hyperlinks to URLs in emails; navigation entries to the Actions -> GoTo menu entry; and hidable dock widgets. Improved the virtual file system (memory management, flexibility); the addressbook interface; mailimg list management; mail account management; and session management. Removed KDE dependencies and support. This release is a developer's release, not suitable for daily use.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.5 (KDE 3.1.i)
Category Office : Groupware
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7709
KAcpi 0.6pre3
Summary A laptop battery monitor.
Release Note Added a warning system; and thermal zone (the CPU temperature) support.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x or KDE 2.1.x
Category Hardware : Notebooks : Monitoring
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7719
oKle 0.2.2
Summary A frontend to the Ogle DVD player.
Release Note Bugfix release. Added a preferences window for changing the DVD device; keyboard DVD menu navigation; and a Swedish translation. Replaced the number in the audio-channel and subtitle menus with a language string. Disabled the "Go" and "Menu" menu items when no disc is loaded.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Computer Devices : DVDs/VCDs
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7718
Scribus 0.7.6
Summary A DTP program.
Release Note Added support for global JavaScripts; support for internationalizing plugins; some actions ("Import Data" and "Submit Form" for PDF buttons); the ability to rotate PDF fields; the ability to move groups with the cursor keys and measurement palette; the ability to scale groups with the mouse; configurable page ranges for PDF export; a dialog for selecting fields in the Annotation Properties dialog; some toolbar icons (creating PDF annotations and PDF fields); a menu bar with the most common editing tasks to the JavaScript Editor; PDF-Buttons icons; and a Turkish translation. Improved drag'n'drop support for Groups.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.3 (KDE 3.0)
Category Office : Text / Word Processing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7717
Speaker 0.5
Summary A text-to-speech plugin for Konqueror and Kate.
Release Note Ported to KDE 3. Improved usability (now the entire page is read if no text is selected). Dropped support for IBM's ViaVoice®.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Networking / Internet : Browsers : Plugins
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7716
KGuitar 0.4.1
Summary A guitar tabulature editor.
Release Note Added TSE3 configuration options (playing and TSE3MDL explort); MusicXML export; native tabalature printing with support for effects and multi-track and multi-page printing; simple and primitive Guitar Pro 2 import; some new tabalature effects and features (slide, triplets and let ring); and simple chort sorting in the chord constructor.
KDE Version KDE 2.1.x
Category Art / Music : Note / Score Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7715
Gambas 0.34
Summary A graphical development environment based on a Basic interpreter, with object extensions.
Release Note Added three example programs (a notepad, an image viewer and a console); a new event in the editor for showing cursor coordinates; a DrawingArea widget, including a cached property; a ProgressBar widget; an (untested) Picture.save method; a SWAP instruction (for swapping two variables on the stack); and a splash screen for the development environment.
KDE Version Qt 2.3.1 (KDE 2.1.x +)
Category Development : IDEs / Application Generators
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7714
Kallers 0.2
Summary A panel applet for displaying caller IDs.
Release Note Initial public release.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Telephony
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7713
SIM 0.6
Summary ICQ client.
Update Note Added a binary rpm for SuSE 7.3 / 8.0. Updated homepage.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x, KDE 2.2.x, Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x) or Qt 2.3.x (KDE 2.1.x +)
Category Communications : ICQ
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7643
KS3Switch 0.1
Summary An output device manager for S3 Savage video chips.
Release Note Initial public release.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Computer Devices : Video Cards
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7712
MathPlanner 3.0.1
Summary A mathematical design and publishing tool based on the BeOS® application BeMath.
Release Note Bugfix release. Improved the documentation.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.4 (KDE 3.0)
Category Math / Science
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7711
Kgpg 0.3
Summary A simple GnuPG frontend.
Release Note Added additional key management functionality (key signing, key generation in console mode, list keys); and a working drag'n'drop (dropping files in the editor encrypts them). The program is still in early development and is written by a novice C++ programmer who may not be aware of all security issues.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Security : Encryption
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=7710