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KDE 4.3 released with incremental innovations

Posted by madhavkobal on 24/08/2009

KDE 4.3 has officially been released. Code named Caizen, this release builds up on the previous release of KDE (4.2) bringing with it new innovations mainly on the desktop, applications and development platform.

Watch the following video to learn more about the fabulous new features in KDE 4.3.

Put in a nutshell, the prominent new features are as follows :

  • Plasma has a new theme called Air.
  • Now you can have different set of widgets in each workspace.
  • Introduced new widgets which connect to many prominent online web services such as Flickr, blogging platforms and social networks (Twitter …).
  • Widgets can now live on the taskbar and many other places other than the desktop.
  • Instant file and folder preview feature introduced in Dolphin file manager.
  • A more helpful KRunner – The ubiquitous run dialog in KDE 4.
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