The current version of KBib is 0.6.6
Source code: kbib-0.6.6.tar.gz
RPM package for Fedora 8: kbib-0.6.4-1.fc8.i386.rpm
RPM package for openSuse: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/kzarog/ or http://packman.links2linux.org/package/kbib
Ubuntu deb package: http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy/tex/kbib
Gentoo ebuild: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147057
Poppler and poppler-qt are required for KBib version 0.6.1 and later.
Update: Since version 0.6.3, poppler is optional. If poppler and poppler-qt are not available at compliling time, KBib will be compiled without new reference from PDF file function.
To install KBib from source, extract the source code file with command:
tar -xzf kbib-0.6.3.tar.gz
and change into KBib directory. Then run the following command:
where /path/to/kde is the path where KDE is installed. If you aren't sure where KDE is installed type
If configure finished successfully you should run
make install(As root)
For Kubuntu users, if you get errors about missing QT header and libraries after running configure, you can consult the solution at: http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=41050&forummode=2&forumpage=0&forumexplevel=all, look at topic 'Re: qt3 error' by trashie. Thanks trashie for posting the solution.
To make reference downloading work in firefox the following three lines should be added to the file .mailcap in your home directory or the file /etc/mailcap:
application/x-research-info-systems; kbib-ris %s
application/x-inst-for-scientific-info; kbib-isi %s
application/x-endnote-refer; kbib-end %s
HTML export requiresbibtex2html. You can get it from:http://www.lri.fr/~filliatr/bibtex2html