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09 May 2011, 11:10

KDE SC 4.6.3 released with various bug fixes

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The KDE Community has announced the release of the third point update to the latest major release of the Linux and Unix desktop, version 4.6.3 of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC). The maintenance release of the open source K Desktop Environment (KDE) includes a variety of translation updates and bug fixes for the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Platform.

The third in a series of monthly updates contains no new features, but includes fixes for the Konsole terminal emulator, the KMix sound mixer and JuK, and parts of the KDE Multimedia package. The Kopete instant messenger application has also received a number of updates, including changes that improve Statistics plugin startup and shutdown times and make Yahoo! mail notifications persistent. All users are advised to upgrade and are assured by the developers that "it will be a safe and pleasant update".

Details about the third point update to KDE SC 4.6 can be found in the official release announcement, in the change log and on the KDE SC 4.6.3 Info Page. Source packages for self-compilation and binary packages for various Linux distributions are available to download from the project's web site. KDE is licensed under a combination of the LGPLv2, BSD, MIT and X11 licences for core libraries and the GPLv2 or GPLv3 for applications.

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