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KDE 4.8.2 Fixes A Number Of Bugs

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Published on 04 April 2012 12:17 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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The KDE developers have released KDE 4.8.2 today with several bug-fixes.

The key items for this monthly KDE point release provides the following highlights, per the email that was sent to the press this morning.

- Making encryption of multiple folders using GPG work
- XRender fixes in the KWin window and compositing manager
- A series of bugfixes to the newly introduced Dolphin view engine
- Improvements in the Plasma Quick-based new window switcher
- Kontact and its device counterpart Kontact Touch have received a number of important bugfixes as well as performance improvements

The press release announcing other changes for KDE 4.8.2 changes can be found at KDE.org.

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