FEB
23
2005

KDE Bug Tracker Hits Report 100,000

With bug number 100,000 reported, the hard-working KDE bug tracking system reached a milestone today. However, not everyone knows what goes on behind the scenes and how to help. In this article, I take a short look at using the bug reporting system, and how you can help KDE improve.

FEB
6
2005

KDE-Forum.org Relaunched, KDE Wiki Back Online

Several weeks ago the KDE Dot News server was compromised. After a prolonged and painful downtime, we're pleased to announce that KDE-Forum.org and KDE Wiki are now back and functioning. KDE-Forum.org is now in the capable hands of Christian Kienle of QtForum.org who gracefully offered to take over after the former admin decided to pursue other interests.

JUN
16
2004

dot.kde.org: We are back!

You may have noticed that your beloved KDE news site experienced availability problems during the last two weeks. The reason for the outage was a scheduled server movement followed by some unscheduled problems. We hope to have everything under control again and would like to thank
Pierre-Emmanuel Muller
of
leVillage for hosting dot.kde.org and for helping us out with the recent problems.

JAN
11
2004

KDE Dot News: Mailing Lists Relaunched

I'm pleased to announce that the dot-stories and dot-headlines mailing lists are finally back online. For those of you who don't know, dot-stories is the list to be on if you wish to receive the latest KDE Dot News in your inbox, and dot-headlines is the list you should subscribe to if you wish to receive the headlines only.

FEB
12
2003

KDE-Forum.org and KDE-Look.org Hosting Updates

We're pleased to note that KDE-Forum.org is now back online after a rocky start. A big thanks goes out to Pierre-Emmanuel Muller and Cyberbrain who are now hosting this site, and of course to zenok, fan of KDE and creator of KDE-Forum.org for web-based KDE-related discussions.

OCT
13
2002

APPS.KDE.com, Other Sites Back Online

After struggling for three weeks with a series of hardware anomalies (traced
after much effort to a bad bit in a memory module) and
a taxing OS / software upgrade (as well as with some time-consuming but
unrelated issues), APPS.KDE.com,
www.KDE.com,
LISTS.KDE.com (which among other
things provides the dot's mailing lists),

OCT
9
2002

Several KDE Web Sites Migrated

Several recent unfortunate incidents, including a security breach,
have meant that a number of KDE web sites such as printing.kde.org, edu.kde.org, enterprise.kde.org,
and worldwide.kde.org, have
been forced to move to a new host. Previously these were hosted by

SEP
18
2002

KDE Switches To Bugzilla

We have recently switched our entire Bug
Tracking System
to Bugzilla. Unlike the old system, Bugzilla is based on MySQL and
thus enables advanced search

AUG
18
2002

New Hardware Serving KDE

In the past, the KDE infrastructure has several times suffered from extended downtime of our websites and mailinglists. That was due to the fact that master.kde.org ailed from old and failing hardware. Forget the past, and welcome our new master: ktown.kde.org!

ktown, a xSeries x232 kindly donated by IBM is located at the University of Kaiserlautern in Germany. As everyone loves specs, here they are:

JUN
24
2002

KDE Dot News: Community FAQ

By popular demand, we are answering some of the most frequently asked questions at the dot. Read the following FAQ if you are interested in understanding how the dot operates, how best to contribute articles, and how to help improve the dot in general. Nothing is really set in stone here. The FAQ will be updated as required and as per your comments, and may eventually be moved to a different final location. With your help, KDE Dot News can hopefully improve and serve your needs better in the future.

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