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Qt4 Lives On With Nearly 400 More Improvements

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Published on 02 July 2013 11:38 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt
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While the release of Qt 5.1 is imminent, Digia is letting Qt4 live on further with the release of Qt 4.8.5.

Qt 4.8.5 was released this morning by Digia and it offers nearly 400 improvements over the previous Qt 4.8 release. These improvements include security updates, error corrections, and other bug-fixes. There were 35 fixes to Qt Core, 64 fixes to Qt GUI, 8 Linux/X11 fixes, an upgrade to WebKit 2.2.4, and other enhancements.

More details on the Qt 4.8.5 release can be found via this Digia blog post. Meanwhile, for the latest upstream fun, Qt 5.1 is almost finally out the door.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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