The KDE team proudly announced on September 7th the first maintenance version for the amazing KDE Software Compilation 4.7 environment.
The KDE developers were to proud to announce last evening in a press release that the KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 is now available for upgrade to existing KDE users.
KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 is a version that is focusing on fixing last-minute bugs and finishing the required documentation and translations.
"Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.7 series."
"4.7.1 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.7 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.7.0 or earlier versions." - was stated in the official announcement.
KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 is translated into more than 55 languages. For a complete list of changes brought by KDE SC 4.7.1 please take a look at the official changelog.
Because it only contains fixes and translation updates, the KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 release will be a pleasant and safe update for everyone.
How to install/upgrade?
openSUSE 11.4/11.3 users can update their KDE SC 4.7 installations to the new 4.7.1 version from their main software repositories.
Here are a few instructions that will help users upgrade your KDE environment to KDE SC 4.7.1 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 11.04:
- Hit the CTRL + ALT + T key combination to open a terminal.
- Type the following command to add the Kubuntu Backports Updates PPA software repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
- Open the "Update Manager" application. Let it load and update your system;
- It is recommended that you reboot your system after the update process.
Download KDE Software Compilation 4.7.1 sources right now from Softpedia.