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KDE Community Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 4.3 Free Desktop, Containing Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and Translation Updates .October 6th, 2009. Another month has passed since the release of KDE 4.3.0, so today the KDE Community announces the immediate availability of KDE 4.3.2, a bugfix, translation and maintenance update for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop. KDE 4.3.2 is a monthly update to KDE 4.3. It ships with a desktop workspace and many cross-platform applications such as administration programs, network tools, educational applications, utilities, multimedia software, games, artwork, development tools and more. KDE's award-winning tools and applications are available in more than 50 languages.

KDE 4.3.2 Features

KDE 4.3.2 brings a nice number of bugfixes, some critical, some just fixing small annoyances:

* Many crashers have been fixed in KDE's core libraries, bringing more stability to all applications

* KWin's window compositing effects have been further stabilized by fixing a number of bugs in effect plugins such as the famous coverswitch window switcher

* The biggest number of bugs for this release has been fixed in KMail, KDE's email client, making it more reliable and usable by correcting a number of display issues

* Saving files over themselves works again in Okular, KDE's document viewer

For more information KDE 4.3.2 check here

Install KDE 4.3.2 on Jaunty

First you need to edit  /etc/apt/sources.list file

gksudo gedit  /etc/apt/sources.list

add the following line

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu jaunty main

Save and exit the file

Add GPG Key

gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 2836CB0A8AC93F7A

gpg --export --armor 2836CB0A8AC93F7A | sudo apt-key add -

Update source list

sudo apt-get update

Install KDE

sudo apt-get install kde

Screenshot

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