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Archive for the tag "kde48"

KDE 4.8.4 (last in the 4.8 series)

With a few days’ delay due to patches which were contributed at the last moment and resulting build failures (…), the KDE team announced the final increment in the 4.8 series: KDE Software Compilation 4.8.4 . I have packages for you and am announcing those for all users of Slackware-current. The upgrade is trivial if […]

KDE 4.8.3 packages

The KDE team officially released the sources for KDE Software Compilation 4.8.3 today. I grabbed the tarballs from the packagers site a few days earlier, so that I could again have a full set of Slackware packages for you. The upgrade will be trivial. Slackware-current was enhanced very recently with KDE 4.8.2 and all the […]

KDE 4.8.2 – updated in Slackware soon (hopefully)!

The KDE team released the next update in the KDE 4.8 cycle today. As expected it is mostly on target again. The sources were made available to packagers some days earlier and that enabled me to update my scripts and start building on time. I am running KDE 4.8.2 myself and so far, have not […]

KDE 4.8.1 – the best DE you can get

Today saw the announcement of a new chapter in the KDE 4.8 series. I was already very pleased with the point release 4.8.0 – it is amazing how the developers managed to keep their desktop environment stable when transitioning from 4.7 to 4.8. And the first maintenance release 4.8.1 brings us bug fixes and more. […]

KDE 4.8.0 arrives

The release schedule could have told you in advance – here we have the first installment in the KDE 4.8 series! The Slackware KDE 4.8.0 packages are ready for your enjoyment.. A good primer on the how and why of the modularization of KDE, resulting in an abundance of smaller packages compared to the big […]