JUL
4
2004

Linux Magazine: KolourPaint and KRecipes

In its current issue Linux Magazine introduces the upcoming paint program of KDE 3.3 KolourPaint (PDF) to its readers.

JUL
3
2004

KDE Articles from Linux Gazette

Issue 104 of Linux Gazette is out, and features two articles aimed at new users: Using Windows Keyboard Media Buttons In Linux by Tom Brown discusses the use of KHotKeys, with a brief introduction to DCOP for full control of KDE; and my own article, Front and Back: KPGP and GPG, introduces KGPG, while also showing the corresponding com

JUN
25
2004

A Look Back and a Look Forwards at KDE 3.3

Chris Dunphy wrote a nice four page KDE 3.2.1 Review in March which we obviously missed and which imo hasn't received the attention it deserves yet. On the other side we were notified by "illogic-al" that he has written a short "What's New, KDE 3.3 Preview" based on KDE 3.3 Alpha.

APR
2
2004

NewsForge: Can Kopete replace GAIM and XChat?

NewsForge's Robin Miller tested if Kopete satisfies his instant-messaging and IRC needs and can replace the separate applications GAIM and XChat he used so far.

MAR
19
2004

linmagau.org: KDE 3.2 Full sKale Release

The Australian Linux/Open Source Magazine, linmagau.org, has an
interview with

MAR
18
2004

LWN Editor Chooses KOrganizer

When LWN editor Jonathan Corbet was forced to search for an alternative for his beloved "ical" calendar application he examined Evolution, KOrganizer, plan, gDeskCal and GNOME-PIM and found a clear winner: KOrganizer 3.2. He loves it as the only competitive replacement for ical and praises the top-quality job of its developers to create a highly configurable calendar manager with a minimum of unneeded baggage.

MAR
16
2004

LinuxPlanet: Koming Back to KDE

LinuxPlanet's Kurt Wall reviews the KDE 3.2 series. Before he was concerned that KDE's size and complexity would result in a desktop that was virtually unusable but is pleased and surprised to find that KDE 3.2 is significantly faster, easier to use, more consistently implemented, and easier on the eyes than any previous version and calls it a terrific product which shows that Linux is increasingly competitive on the desktop.

MAR
3
2004

Evans Data Corp Survey Reveals Attitudes about KDE/Qt

The release is entitled Nine Out Of Ten Linux Developers Refute Sco's Linux Lawsuit, but since I'm the one who wrote up the survey, I can tell you a bit more, although I am not allowed by Evans to "give away the store". But since I've just written about these particular issues for Computerworld (see next week's issue for the column), I can touch on them here.

FEB
23
2004

Ars Technica: Deep inside the K Desktop Environment 3.2

Ars Technica features an article "Deep inside the K Desktop Environment 3.2" written by Datschge and Henrique Pinto. After introducing KDE and the project's structure the authors present some new applications of KDE 3.2.

FEB
5
2004

FedoraNEWS.ORG: KDE 3.2 Installation and Review, K3b Tutorial

FedoraNEWS.org features a Quick Introduction to KDE 3.2 Installation and a positive Review of KDE 3.2: "My first impression is 'wow'." The author confesses that he hadn't the time to review every improvement and new application of KDE 3.2 yet but concludes "To sum it up, with so many enhancement

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