AUG
9
2006

Valgrind Receives Google-O'Reilly Award; Releases 3.2

Julian Seward, father of the the famous Valgrind, an opensource tool for debugging and profiling your applications, won this years Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award for "Best Toolmaker". This years ceremony was the second of the annual event. Congratulations, Julian! In other news, Valgrind 3.2 has been released.

AUG
1
2006

News from KDE Web Dev

The Quanta development team is pleased to announce our Hot New Stuff server implementation is now running. This means that Quanta Plus users can now begin taking advantage of KNewStuff. We are also preparing for exciting new developments we want to work on during the upcoming Akademy in Ireland.

JUL
30
2006

KDE 3: All About the Apps (Part 4)

This is part four of the the successful series All About the Apps, reminding us that while KDE 4 development may be fun, to watch to find great apps working today KDE 3 beats them all. This time we report on the Linux equivalent of Cubase - Rosengarden, the great Basket, KPhotoAlbum and the next version of KDevelop.

Basket

MAY
5
2006

KDE 3: All About the Apps (Part 3)

KDE 3.5 is a vivid platform. We looked at some reasons why three weeks ago and also last week. Today, we look at the photo-manager digiKam, the plotting application QtiPlot, the LaTeX-dreamteam Kile and KBibTeX and the upcoming KDE 3.5.3 release.

digiKam

APR
25
2006

KDE 3: All About the Apps (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, you read about several apps which keep KDE 3.5 alive. Today's issue of the mini-series provides even more reasons to love KDE. Covered applications include Krita, the image and painting application, Guidance, a configuration tool, frontends to Beagle and finally Scribus, the Qt-based DTP application.

KOffice

MAR
30
2006

Scribus 1.3.3 Release - Printemps

The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of Scribus 1.3.3, codenamed "Printemps". The 1.3.3 release is the fourth development version working towards a new stable 1.4. Within this release period over 200 bugs and feature requests were completed mostly focused on useability and correctness. See the release announcement for some of the major changes.

FEB
13
2006

Kalzium Wins Award; Carsten Niehaus Interviewed

A Kalzium double bill today, with Kalzium gaining recognition in OsnaBrück University's annual prize giving, and this week's People Behind KDE interview. Find out everything you wanted to know about chemistry, the small print on toothpaste, and why not to visit Bavaria in the People Behind KDE interview with Carsten Niehaus, author of Kalzium. Read on for details of the prize.

JAN
24
2006

KlamAV: Bringing The Power of ClamAV To The KDE Desktop

Linux and BSD forum Linux Gangster has published a guide to Bringing The Power of ClamAV To The KDE Desktop explaining how you can use KlamAV to keep viruses off your system. "While it's true that very few of the viruses out there can do much damage to a Linux system...

JAN
23
2006

The Scribus Team Announces 1.3.2 - Egalité

The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of Scribus 1.3.2, Egalité, the third development version working towards a new stable 1.4. With this release we are excited to announce the first beta of Scribus on the Windows platform. With the gracious support of Trolltech AS, developer of the Qt C++ application framework, we are able to release Scribus on Windows with Qt 3.

OCT
15
2005

App of the Month: KDissert

KDissert is KDE's mindmapping tool. App of the Month interviews KDissert's author Thomas Nagy about why he started it, the relationship to BKSys and his plans for the future. There is also an overview to help you get started using this exciting application and for the first time we have a Flash Demonstration of KDissert in action.

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