[Kde-announce-apps] KNetStats 1.6

Hugo Hugo Parente Lima hugo.pl at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 13:01:17 CEST 2006

Name: KNetStats
Version: 1.6
Type: Networking Tool
Depend: KDE 3.3.x
License: GPL
Homepage: http://knetstats.sourceforge.net/
More Info:

 A simple KDE network monitor that show rx/tx LEDs
of any network interface on a system tray icon

- More user-friendly, try to detect some things
and start without importune the user with
configuration dialogs.

- Added "Chart view".
- New Statistics dialog (show IP address, MAC
address, etc).
- Using bksys as building tool.
- Carrier on/off detection.
- Reading interface date from
/sys/class/net/INTERFACE/statistics instead of
parse /proc/dev/net.
- New translation to romanian

Note to BSD users: This version is not compatible
with BSD, it uses some linux-only stuff. A
BSD-compatible version is plained in a near

- New configuration dialog.
- Support to multiple interfaces.
- Is possible change the colors in the text mode
- Is possible change the icon theme of in icon
- Added smooth speed meter.

- Added Russian translation (Edward Romantsov).
- Added Polish translation (Wiktor Wandachowicz).


- Now using SCons as building and install tool, so
you will need to have Python installed in your
distro to run SCons scripts and compile/install
- Added Brazilian portuguese translation (me).
- Added Kirghiz translation (Ilyas Bakirov).
- Added Italian translation (Roberto Leandrini).
- Added Spanish translation (Carlos Ortiz).
- Added Deutsch translation (Henrik Gebauer).
- Bug Fix: When network interface in changed, the
Statistics window caption is changed too.
- Bug Fix: Statistics window now correctly format
Download/Upload Speed.
- Bug Fix: When start KNetstats with a unavaliable
interface, now upload speed is equals to 0pkts/s
(not -2pkts/s)
- Bug Fix: When knetstats starts and statistics
windows is hidden it is not updated.


- Build system now uses kde-config instead $KDEDIR
env. variable. This will solve problems when
compiling KNetstats on some distros (Suse 9.1,


- Clicking on trayicon show/hide statistics window
(suggestion by Fredy Yanardi).
- All dialogs now show the KNetStats icon on
windows decoration.
- It's possible to change the font used in
textmode (suggestion by Vik).


- Bug Fix: Not saving UpdateInterval when the
network interface is not changed.
- Litle optimizations
- Support to IconMode (Activity Led's) or TextMode
(showing rx/tx transfer rate)

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