KDE SC 4.5.0 Info Page

KDE SC 4.5.0 was released on August 10th, 2010.

This page will be updated to reflect changes in the status of 4.5 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:

  • kded freezes when the network:/ kio-slave is first invoked. Commit 1160391 contains a fix.
  • libkonq in kdebase has a binary incompatible change but the SONAME was not updated, applications using libkonq should be recompiled against the version in 4.5.
  • Konqueror in KDE SC versions up to and including 4.6.1 have a cross-site scripting error that can be exploited to cause a user to be redirected to a malicious site. Read the detailed advisory for more information.

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.

Download and Installation

Build instructions are available on Techbase, our developer wiki.

KDE SC 4.5.0 Release

KDE Software Compilation releases are made up of the KDE Platform, Plasma Workspaces and many KDE Applications.

Due to the migration to Akonadi, KDE PIM 4.4.5 should continue to be used with this release. The new KDE PIM based on Akonadi is expected to be released later this year.

The complete source code for KDE SC 4.5.0 is available for download:

LocationSizeSHA1 Sum
kdeaccessibility-4.5.05,2MB9be1d2394765bedea566ad0727dfac80cc37ffbd
kdeadmin-4.5.01,4MB4f6793277650455bacc1b960c4a5cd919c7c28cb
kdeartwork-4.5.0106MB7093bfd01310c15114e61859d6321115ed3e6431
kdebase-4.5.02,5MBc3c10e67708d717c9b1d741a39a266a4c96ceefd
kdebase-runtime-4.5.05,5MB4296b78ae517418cf25a385697c7476aef54f684
kdebase-workspace-4.5.063MB86648def4f6c1791ed385b649b867d9a38db6e1c
kdebindings-4.5.06,1MB167cdf551c3b39e4f642e3d8c6f3459a002b09be
kdeedu-4.5.063MB0c01ee3b3536bbca65290c1fbf46461c683c8e9e
kdegames-4.5.056MB82c3a4c03bb3e18b50d19a765ab745e68f85be93
kdegraphics-4.5.04,5MBfe30125c0e04139c74a55c09b64301174fc7e8ad
kdelibs-4.5.014MBb1f6523d608433d4ed81c3ae7343a893942d8768
kdemultimedia-4.5.01,5MB325d270322a2140f3dd288b4f26971d63d3059bb
kdenetwork-4.5.07,8MBbe2ac295380c79efba986d33fc0d285b9e3e565f
kdepimlibs-4.5.02,6MB1759c9d1aeb01be60f89877f6cc93d8e8df95ea5
kdeplasma-addons-4.5.01,7MB48386ebf8a049f2456bf0e88ba46fced0351cd02
kdesdk-4.5.05,5MBa4ff7c22b22a9f1b2b870955f077b2485b43052d
kdetoys-4.5.0396KB7f54336bbac1c5614003581567a0859ac8a28b6d
kdeutils-4.5.03,7MB3c3cf3c7d788ccc3812431d96d42277df029c3fd
kdewebdev-4.5.02,1MB18fc93e59452d1a5a33098eb89049241a2a86cc5
oxygen-icons-4.5.0133MBd8cd25c1f6601fef65a2b4900425292ca79e8486

Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE SC 4.5.0 for some versions of their distribution, and in other cases community volunteers have done so.

Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:

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