K-Meleon 0.8.2 Release Notes

These release notes outline system requirements, installation instructions, features and known issues for K-Meleon 0.8.2. These release notes were last updated December 30, 2003. K-Meleon 0.8.2 was released on December 23, 2003. The most current version of these release notes are available at


What's New, Improved and Fixed in This Release

This release primarily contains bug fixes that affect K-Meleon 0.8 and 0.8.1. The bugs that have been fixed since 0.8.1 are noted below. Most of the new and improved features are included in K-Meleon 0.8. New and improved features added in either 0.8.1 or 0.8.2 releases are noted below. All K-Meleon users are encouraged to upgrade to this release.




The fixes in the 0.8.2 release include the following serious bugs:
Bug 12: K-Meleon grabs focus every time a new URL loads
Bug 574: Kmeleon crashes with MFC42.dll
Bug 578: navigator.javaEnabled() always "false"
Bug 604: Crash when activating a new frame while focus not on KM window

Specific bug information is available in the Bug Reporting System.

System Requirements

Windows DLLs

The dlls shipped with Windows are improved and enhanced with each version. Users of older Windows versions, Windows 95/98 and Windows NT, may have to update some dlls to run K-Meleon. If you experience problems with menus and plugins not displaying, please download the following update:

Installation Notes




Java Applets

Internationalization/Multi-Language Support


Known Issues/Problems


Browser Display

Mouse wheel scrolling/Multiple mouse buttons

Third party Plug-ins


About K-Meleon

K-Meleon 0.8.2 is released under the GNU General Public? License. K-Meleon uses the Gecko rendering engine developed for Mozilla which provides excellent support for current HTML, CSS and DOM standards. This version contains portions of Mozilla 1.5.

The K-Meleon Team

Core Developers

Jeff Doozan
Ulf Erikson

Patches and Bug Fixes

Vernon Brooks
Jordan Callicoat

Project Documentation

Andrew Mutch

Past Contributors

Brian Harris
Rob Johnson
Mark Liffiton
Chak Nanga
Sebastian Spaeth
Christophe Thibault


K-Meleon uses some bits from:
NSIS Installer (c) 2003 Nullsoft
Gecko and System Icon from Mozilla
Project hosting: SourceForge

More Information

K-Meleon provides a number of resources to support your use of K-Meleon: