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Release Digest: KDE, February 10, 2003

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KPopUp 0.9.5pre1
Summary A simple GUI for sending and receiving Microsoft® Winpopup messages..
Release Focus Code cleanup
Release Note Tested on KDE 3.1.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Conferencing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8816
kOctave3 :: libkocatve 1.02
Summary A frontend for the GNU Octave numerical computation system.
Release Focus Maintenance release
Release Note Added support for KDE 3.1.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Math / Science
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8815
KMyFirewall 0.9.5
Summary A configuration tool for iptables, the Linux firewalling subsystem.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Improved general usabillity.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Administration : Firewall / Security
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8814
K3b 0.8
Summary A user-friendly CD-writing program.
Release Focus Major feature enhancements
Release Note Added customizable audio ripping; mixed mode CD creatin; VCD creation; VCD on CD-I support; indivdual selection of final size for encoded video; an AC3-passthrough mode for DiVX encoding; drag'n'drop for audio CD ripping to a hard drive; and an advanced option to select cdrecord or cdrdao for burning a CD. Improved CD copy (more options, etc.); and error handling.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Burners / Rippers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8813
KDiff3 0.941
Summary A graphical text diff and merge tool for files and directories.
Release Focus Minor bugfixes
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x, Qt 3.0.x or Qt 2.3.x
Category Development : Tools
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8812
KidMath 0.0.2
Summary A math test generator for children age 5-8.
Release Focus Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Educational : Math / Science
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8811
Kopete 0.6
Summary A plugin-based, multi-protocol instant messenger.
Release Focus Major feature enhancements
Release Note Added window translucency; a crytography plugin for sending encrypted and/or signed messages; preliminary support for outgoing file transfers to the MSN and OSCAR protocols; support for the SMS protocol (for sending messages to mobile phones); a web presence notifier; HTML text rendering, including configurable text attributes; and a plugin to inform others of the music currently playing. Improved the chat window (tabbed chat windows, etc.); most dialogs (simplifications); and KDE style guide compliance (switched to configure shortcuts and removed the meta-contact tree) (many of these improvements are the result of a usability study by the KDE Usability Team). Replaced the AIM TOC plugin with the more robust (but proprietary) AIM OSCAR plugin. (Trivia: Today marks the first anniversary of the Kopete project. Currently the project has 20 a! ct! ive developers.)
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Instant Messenging
More Info http://apps.kde.com/info.php?vid=8810