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Release Digest: KDE, April 15, 2003

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Qtmame 2.0.2
Summary: An Xmame frontend.
Release Focus: Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note: Added Xmame new file-path support; a new tree list; some visual options; a configuration dialog; a status bar; catver support; and more filters.
KDE Version: Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x)
Category: Games : Arcade
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9091
Konstruct 20030410
Summary: A build toolset for installing KDE with KOffice, KDevelop and Quanta Plus from released source tarballs.
Release Focus: Minor security release
Release Note: Updated to KDE 3.1.1a.
KDE Version: n.a.
Category: Administration : Installation
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9090
BengSaver 1.0.1
Summary: A screen saver that simulates bouncing balls and bee swarms.
Release Focus: Initial announcement on APPS.KDE.com
KDE Version: KDE 3.0.x
Category: Desktop : Screensavers
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9089
Kig 0.4.0
Summary: An interactive geometry exploration program.
Release Focus: Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note: Added a flexible Transformation facility (including translation, point reflection, mirroring, rotation, etc.); a generalized intersection facility (for lines, conics, circles, segments, etc.); and some new object types. Improved the macro facility (now complete, with the ability to construct multiple objects concurrently and to handle more complex object interrelationships); the locus facility (better perfromance and improved dependency relations); KGeo file import; and context menus.
KDE Version: KDE 3.0.x
Category: Educational : Math / Science
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9088
KcmDhcpd 0.3.7
Summary: A configuration utility for the ISC DHCP-server.
Release Focus: Minor bugfix(es)
Release Note: Added the ability to view log output from the executed commands; and a Syntax Error dialog with higlighted lines. Full functionality requires KDE > 3.1.
KDE Version: KDE 3.1.x
Category: Administration : Network
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9087
KNetworkConf 0.4.1
Summary: A TCP/IP configuration utility.
Release Focus: Stable release
Release Note: Added the ability to resize widgets; and a Spanish translation. This release should work with RedHat-type systems, and has been tested with Mandrake 9.x. Started implementing a shell-script-driven system for better distribution abstraction - anyone interested in helping write some shell scripts for their distribution please contact the authors.
KDE Version: KDE 3.0.x
Category: Administration : Network
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9086
KWiFiManager 1.0.2
Summary: A set of tools for monitoring and configuring wireless LAN cards.
Release Focus: Major bugfix(es)
KDE Version: KDE 3.0.x
Category: Computer Devices : Networking : Wireless
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9085
KStars 1.0
Summary: A graphical desktop planetarium.
Release Focus: Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note: Added numerous Comets and Asteroids and four Jupiter Moons; high-quality printougs; a configurable "Target Indicator" at center of display; a trail to planetary bodies moving across the sky; an altitude vs. time plotter; a script generator (for building KStars DCOP scripts); a light-curve plotter for variable stars; a name label to named objects (in the popup menu); and new icons. Substantially improved sky rendering (50%); startup time; the DCOP interface (now "demo movies" are possible); and the Detailed Information window.
KDE Version: KDE 3.0.x
Category: Math / Science : Astronomy
More Info: http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9084