MAR
2
2005

KDE Kiosk Tutorial

Originally appearing in Linux Journal, a new KDE Kiosk tutorial is now available. It provides a great starting point for those interested in learning how the powerful KDE configuration framework is set up, with further insight into how to centrally customize a desktop setup.

MAR
1
2005

Cooking with Linux: Forgotten Security

This article, part of the Cooking with Linux series, covers several security related topics starting with steganography (take any message, encode it inside another message or a graphic image). The article then discusses password safes (so you don't have to remember a thousand passwords), including a detailed tutorial on KDE's own KWalletManager.

FEB
14
2005

OSDir.com: KDE 3.4 Beta 2 Screenshots

OSDir.com has published screenshots of recently released KDE 3.4 Beta 2 utilizing the &quotKlax" Live-CD. Jump over to their gallery with 70+ screenshots.

JAN
18
2005

TUX Magazine: Entering International Characters

Being a guy with an accent on one of the letters of his name, you can imagine that I probably spend a lot of time entering so-called "special characters" in my documents and e-mails. Short of keeping a document with these letters already written, then copying, and pasting them, entering an é can be amazingly time consuming. Worst of all, while OpenOffice.org lets me click Insert, Special Character to select from a list, not all applications have a handy list of characters to choose from.

JAN
5
2005

OSNews: Gnome Guy Goes KDE

Christian Paratschek is a long term Gnome user who has has not looked at KDE for over two years. He has written about his experiences of testing out SimplyMepis for a week, comparing the two desktop environments and their applications and finding the areas in which KDE can tempt even a dyed-in-the-wool Gnome fan.

NOV
22
2004

KDE::Enterprise: Policy Based Linux Desktop Environment

KDE::Enterprise is featuring
an interesting new article [pdf, 2Mb]
from Novell consultant Adrián Malaguti in which he explains step-by-step how to apply restrictive policies to a

AUG
18
2004

Cooking with Linux: The Wireless Kitchen

In his latest "Cooking with Linux", Marcel Gagné covers a number of applications for monitoring and connecting to wireless access points, including KWiFiManager, the wireless LAN manager for KDE. Read all about it in "The Wireless Kitchen".

JUN
30
2004

German Government Desktop Unveiled

During LinuxTag 2004 the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and the company credativ unveiled the Linux Government Desktop. The Linux Goverment Desktop has been developed within the scope of the project ERPOSS which evaluates Open Source Software in government environments.

DEC
15
2003

OSNews.com: KDE 3.2-beta2, Towards a Better KDE

KDE 3.2 Beta 2 was released last week for general testing and OSNews offers a preview of what is to expect from it early next year upon its release. The article mentions KDE's new features (faster loading times, Konqueror's Service Menus, Kontact, KPDF, Plastik theme etc), the problems that still plague it (cluttered KMenu and Konqueror menus, too many disorganized control center modules) and some constructive suggestions on how to get over the bloat without losing the functionality.

NOV
25
2003

OSNews.com: The Big freedesktop.org Interview

Waldo Bastian talks about KDE's involvement in freedesktop.org as part of a larger interview with several major players of the interoperability and common infrastructure movement.

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