Krusader 1.90.0 "Power Stone" released!

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Dirk Eschler

Mar 15, 2008, 8:24:17 AM3/15/08
Krusader 1.90.0 "Power Stone"
Well, here we are!

The Krew is finally bringing you the _last_ release of Krusader the
file manager for the KDE 3.x series. In this release you can expect
many new Krusader Extensions sent in by our users + bugfixes.
We would like to thank all of the community for keeping us sharp all these
years throughout our release cycles.

IMPORTANT: Crashes in Krusader caused by Qt 3.3.5
We've been getting a lot of emails and bug reports regarding random
crashes in Krusader, especially during some file operations (copy/move
etc.). These crashes are related to Qt 3.3.5 and NOT Krusader.
It seems that Qt 3.3.5 introduced a serious bug which is now causing
random crashes in many KDE applications including Konqueror. You can
google for it to find out more.

As far as we know, Debian and SUSE already posted new Qt binaries that
fix the problem, and Gentoo has masked Qt 3.3.5 completely.
As for now, you either need Qt 3.3.4 or a fixed Qt 3.3.5, depending on
your distribution. For more information is available on our website at

Krusader 1.90.0 contains plenty of changes, bug fixes and updates
in response to reports and requests from our users.
Special thanks goes to Václav Juza for testing, debugging and general help!

The highlights are:

Basically, Krusader-1.90.0 = Krusader-1.80.0 + bugfixes +
Krusader Extensions sent in by our loyal users. Thanks!
+ Improvements:
- GCC 4.3 compatibility
- KDE 3.2 through KDE 3.5 compatibility
- bugfixes
+ Many Krusader Extensions:
- Keymaps, use keybindings of other commanders or customized keybindings!
- Colormaps, use colors of other commanders or customized colors!
- Useractions, create actions for your own needs!
- Javascript useractions, create actions with additional javascript power
for your own needs!
+ Krusader Extensions highlights:
+ Color schemes: Total Commander, Dos Navigator, Midnight Commander, bash
+ Keymap: Midnight Commander
+ Useractions:
- Search and Replace in file
- Split large mp3 files
- Copy as root
- Archive foo to dir
- lzma and tar.lzma archive support
- tar.7z archive support
- ar (.a, .deb,...) archive support
- Unpack multiple zip archives
- kgpg: encrypt, decrypt, sign, verify signature
- .uue file support (uuencode and uudecode)
+ Javascript useractions:
- Recode files using iconv or GNU recode
- Mount as root
- Select from file
- Calculator
+ Check the changelog for a complete overview of changes and Extensions.

Krusader 1.80.0 contained many changes, bug fixes and updates
in response to reports and requests from our users. The highlights are:

- Full support for ACL permissions like properties, preserve
attributes, synchronizer and others
- Many terminal emulator enhancements bringing new functions, new
usages and a new look
- Many improvements of the UserAction system
- Countless usability enhancements, especially in Konfigurator and the
improved, reordered menubar
- Comparing in the synchronizer interface and parallel threading over
slower servers
- Atomic extensions and ability to rename the filename, without extension
- Numerous archive enhancements like handling packing and unpacking in
the background, encryption support, multiple volume archives, compression
- Complete list of changes and enhancements is in the ChangeLog
- Next cycle with all our energy and efforts begins for Krusader on KDE4:

Changes since Krusader 1.80.0-beta2
- Many bugfixes
- Translation updates

Changes since Krusader 1.80.0-beta1 (but not limited to):

- Added the long-awaited brief view!
- A new GUI to configure the atomic extensions introduced in beta1
- ACL and documentation related compile fixes
- More usability and feature enhancements in the synchronizer, search
and locate modules
- Bugfixes all over the place

Krusader Krew

Notice: if you've got bugs to report, please do so using Krusader's
website, and not with KDE's bugzilla (

as always, enjoy
Krusader Krew.

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