The bug that trashed the system tray fixed in CVS for KBEAR_2_BRANCH
The KBear time is glad to announce the release of KBear 2.1.1.
This release is a bugfic release for KBear 2.1,
If you haven't encounterde any problems with that release there is no need to update.
The KBear team is glad to announce the immediate availability of KBear 3.0alpha1. KBear 3.0alpha1 is a graphical ftp client for KDE/Linux and is available for download from the project homepage:
Note: this version requires KDE 3.1
This release is the first development release of the new version of KBear. The application is using a totally new codebase and is now using a much more flexible pluginbased architecture. Several new features are now available through this pluginbased framework like a queue and transfer manager for example, and more will come
These templates are for developing KBear plugins or site import filters using KDevelop (Gideon)
A rpm package for Redhat 9 now available for KBear 2.1
A precompiled package for Slackware 9.0 is now available
A new mailing list is created. Messages will be generated to this list to reflect changes in CVS repository. Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified about changes made to CVS.
Redhat 8 packages now available for KBear 2.1. Both i386 and i686 are available.
Conectiva 8 packages now available for KBear 2.1
We are very glad to announce the release of KBear 2.1
KBear is a graphical FTP client for KDE/Linux with ability to concurrent connections to multiple hosts. This release contains several bug fixes, as well as new features including SOCKS support, firewall support, and new translations of the GUI and documentation.
This release contains several bugfixes as well as new features:
->Directory synchronizations local<>remote (experimental)
->Ability to use a single connection for all operations.
->Ability to set character encoding for remote site so for example chinese file names are displayed correctly.
-->Ability to automatically shut down application, internet connection and even system after finished downloads.
->Updated documentation translated into following languages:
->New GUI translations. Full translations available in following languages:
Partly translated languages:
-->Indonesian... read more
A new SuSE 8.0 RPM for KBear 2.0 now available
Please read the notes for the files.
Due to a mistake made by me the new Redhat RPMS was earlier announced as Redhat 8.0 RPMS. This should be Redhat 7.3.
Redhat 8.0 RPM for KBear 2.0 is now available for download.
Due to a misstake made by me the documentation didn't compile. This new package will fix this problem.
Added RPMS for Mandrake 9.0 of the new KBear 2.0 release
We are very glad to announce the release of the KBear 2.0.
This new release has undergone a total re-implementation with lots of new
features and improvements.
This release require KDE3 and Qt3 to compile and run.
KBear can be found at http://kbear.sourceforge.net the main page for the KBear project.
->concurrent connections to multiple hosts
->an extended MDI with three separate view modes
->multiple protocol support: ftp, sftp (secure ftp using ssh) etc.
->a Sitemanager plugin (a flexible and customizable site database), which can plug into Konqueror
->firewall support (incomplete)
->support for opening and editing files on the remote server (using the default application for the file type or a selected editor)
->internal file previewing (using KParts)
->the ability to import FTP bookmarks from various FTP clients using a flexible plugin architecture
->a DCOP interface for KBear and the Sitemanager (for scripting)
->renaming, deleting and (locally) shredding files and/or directories
->setting and changing file permissions
->drag and drop and cut-and-paste copying or moving of files and/or directories between any file system
->transfer queueing and resume
->transfer progress display
->a FTP KIOSlave
->auto-opening of folders when using drag and drop
->directory content filtering
->detailed file view, icon view and tree view
->sorting by name, size or date
->show/hide GUI details
->show/hide the local file system
->auto-arrangement of windows
->window position session management
->a setup wizard
->a connection timer
->thumbnail preview in icon view
->a user configurable Tools plugin for adding launch buttons for all available applications on your system
->Complete GUI translations available: English, Swedish, French, Czech, Dutch, European Portuguese, Russian
->Complete documentation translations available: English, Swedish, French, Czech
->Incomplete GUI translations available: Espanol, Romanian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, German
->Incomplete documentation translations available: Dutch, Espanol, Romanian
We're glad to announce the release of KBear 2.0beta2.
This release includes bugfixes, stability fixes as well as new features and
translations. So far binary packages are available for Mandrake 8.2, Connectiva 8.0 and Slackware 8.1.
For a full feature list and for downloads see:
We have also updated the site with up to date information and new screenshots.
The new Redhat rpms are for Redhat 7.3 NOT 7.2
Binaries for Redhat 7.2 now available of the new 2.0bet1 release
Binaries for Conectiva Linux 8.0 now available for the new 2.0beta1.
Slackware 8.1 binaries now available for the new beta1 release
We're glad to announce the release of KBear beta1. Binary packages for mandrake 8.2 available and more to come.
RPMS for the new alpha1 release are now available for both Mandrake 8.2 and Redhat 7.3
We are very glad to announce the first pre-release of the upcoming KBear 2.0.
Note that this release is a development release, released mainly for bugtracking, not meant for daily use.
This new release has undergone a total reimplementation with lots of new
features and imrovements.
This release require KDE 3 and Qt 3 to compile and run.
News since last release:
->Multiple protocol support, ftp, sftp (secure ftp using ssh) etc.
->Now has it's own ftp-kioslave.
->Full logg for the ftp protocol.
->Improved connection management.
->Taking advantage of KDE:s component technology (KParts) for internal file
->Improved Sitemanager plugin that even plugs into Konqueror.
->Import filter plugins for bookmark files from various ftp clients.
->Open for second part plugins.
->Extended Mdi now with three different view modes.
->Firewall support for ftp (only partly implemented yet).
->Sitemanager database daemon.
->DCOP interface for both Sitemanager and KBear.
->More settings options both on application and site level.... read more