After six month of hard work, the KDE Software Compilation 4.9 is finally here, as announced by KDE e.V. and the developers behind the KDE project a few minutes ago, August 1st.
KDE Software Compilation 4.9 brings beautiful new features, lots of performance improvements, as well as various software updates.
Highlights of KDE Software Compilation 4.9:
• Improved Dolphin file manager with back/forward buttons and in-line file renaming;
• Improve Konsole terminal app with text selection using KDE Web Shortcuts;
• Improved KWin window manager;
• Deep integration of Activities throughout the Workspaces;
• Okular can now store and print annotations with PDF documents;
• Improved bookmarking, search, and text selection in Okular ;
• Added Last.fm support in Juk (includes scrobbling, cover-fetching and MPRIS2 support);
• Added support to group all off-line users in Kopete;
• Improved Kontact;
• Added Pairs, a new memory game;
• Added Rocs, a graph theory app;
• Improved Kstars;
• Upgraded KDE Games;
• Qt Quick improvements;
• Faster access of network shares (including NFS, SSHFS and Samba);
• Faster desktop search by fixed many annoying bugs in Soprano and Nepomuk;
• Stability and performance improvements.
For more details, please check the official announcement for KDE Software Compilation 4.9. Also, check out the screenshots attached below!
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