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KDE SC 4.5.3 Released

We have entered November, that means another update for KDE, which is now available under KDE SC 4.5.3 release. This release doesn't bring too much excitement since the long list of fixes are not that much, but it does bring some important fixes, such as the KSharedDataCache which has cache invalidation bug that caused stability when daylight saving time changed.Unfortunately, i didn't experience this problem, as i never had a DST changes in Indonesia Rolling

We still don't know whether Eric will come up with KDE 4.5.3 or Pat who will include the latest KDE release on -Current. We will found out in the next few days. In fact, both will produce nearly the same output of KDE release, a solid release. That's for sure Applause

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