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.