On 26th January 2011, KDE has released 4.6.0, containing compelling new features and improvements to the Plasma Workspaces, the KDE Applicationsand the KDE Development Platform. Highlights include better suitability for mobile devices, a faceted browsing mode for files and an Activity manager to group and handle applications.

The new release provides many new features in each of KDE’s three product lines. Some highlights include:

Plasma Workspaces Put You in Control

KDE’s Dolphin Adds Faceted Browsing

Mobile Target Makes KDE Platform Lose Weight

Installation in Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 from PPA

Ubuntu Karmic and Maverick can install KDE 4.6.0 from PPA by running following commands(Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kUbuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kUbuntu-desktop

After installation, logout and back in with KDE session.

Release announcements: http://www.kde.org/announcements/4.6/