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KDE 4.2 RC1 Info Page


KDE 4.2 RC1 was released on January 13th, 2009.

This page will be updated to reflect changes in the status of 4.2 release cycle so check back for new information.

Security Issues

Please report possible problems to security@kde.org.

Bugs

This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release was packaged:

  • None known currently

Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.

FAQ

See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ.

Download and Installation

Build instructions. Build instructions are separately maintained.

The KDE release is split into a platform release and a desktop release.

KDE 4.2 RC1 Desktop release

The complete source code for KDE 4.2 RC1 is available for download:

LocationSizeMD5 Sum
kdeaccessibility-4.1.966,4MB13d430b62f0b345b7e53b54e9236550d
kdeadmin-4.1.961,9MB6c7af1887587a5f864344550fa6c9af0
kdeartwork-4.1.9620MB2c4f0cd7bf767551df395645248d5cb8
kdebase-4.1.964,1MBd9010a13848e17d6f1cef3003a035b13
kdebase-runtime-4.1.9667MB2c34b66f9d1e7dfc1e0fa78087ddd773
kdebase-workspace-4.1.9642MBe4fd6e11f45e5099de521867797bf86b
kdebindings-4.1.964,6MB7669193f0ce227bd7e113aaedc131225
kdeedu-4.1.9657MBb8c1cc06d06dff0852ca16daabeec51b
kdegames-4.1.9637MB7d9be8e33e9626774cb6893259564620
kdegraphics-4.1.963,5MB7c8d131404c8e464f553fa1515cebc40
kdelibs-4.1.969,6MBb9254b5afda5bf1855b8d381b6d4509b
kdemultimedia-4.1.961,5MB98d66627f6ae4376b6415ed1ad23ded4
kdenetwork-4.1.967,2MB01c69a5982758b4939627a6c4aa8fd55
kdepim-4.1.9613MB4dceae1e430dfef40551f94495cb1f53
kdepimlibs-4.1.961,6MB1ce1fd2ad92e765678c3f858c2a89fd0
kdeplasma-addons-4.1.964,1MB323cc2d3da230e1916ad2fda0784da38
kdesdk-4.1.965,2MB19ed9d019b0dd81dcb442bffb0561457
kdetoys-4.1.961,3MB9a822c9986bc29eab0d92a0598b12dd5
kdeutils-4.1.962,2MB3e154bdb5d84501b372e2305150c4b47
kdewebdev-4.1.962,5MB3e10d388f932ce19351541bd2ae16fd6
phonon-4.2.96556KB35b64db6e850df7d492f812a85b16982

Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 4.2 for some versions of their distribution, and in other cases community volunteers have done so. Some of these binary packages are available for free download from KDE's http or FTP mirrors.

Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:

Developer Info

If you need help porting your application to KDE 4 see the porting guide or subscribe to the KDE Devel Mailinglist to ask specific questions about porting your applications.