JAN
20
2005

Third Osnabrueck PIM Meeting

For the third time, the town of Osnabrück was the place for a lot of KDE PIM hackers to hold their annual meeting, kindly hosted by Intevation. While the
participants were primarily focused on fixing bugs and getting the various
PIM applications in shape for the KDE 3.4 release, some discussions also
targeted post-3.4 development.

JAN
15
2005

Linux Planet: KMail In Depth

Linux Planet features "KMail in Depth" describing KDE's e-mail application as having 'masses of features and no malware'. The article describes converting to KMail, encrypting & signing e-mail and configuring multiple accounts.

JAN
12
2005

theKompany.com Releases Version 1.2 of Aethera

theKompany.com has announced the 1.2 release of Aethera, a personal information management suite for GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS X. Aethera is commercial Free Software available at no cost under the GNU GPL with some proprietry plugins available to add extra features.

NOV
10
2004

Kontact gets OpenGroupware.org Support

Members of the kdepim and OpenGroupware.org teams met at Magdeburg on the last
weekend of October to implement OpenGroupware.org support in Kontact. The effort
turned out to be a full success. After two days of ferocious hacking the team

JUL
29
2004

KDE at USENIX 2004 Annual Technical Conference

From June 27th to July 2nd 2004 the USENIX Annual Technical
Conference
took place at Boston. The FREENIX track
featured a refereed paper about Kontact and how it is used as an application
integration framework which was presented by
Cornelius Schumacher. You can find the
paper and

JUL
9
2004

LWN.net: The Grumpy Editor's Guide to Graphical Mail Clients

As part of its Grumpy Editor series, LWN.net looks at graphical mail clients. KMail is titled the most configurable and flexible graphical email client. Criticism includes missing features which can be already found in KDE 3.3 Beta 1 like HTML composing and better usage of external spam filters.

JUL
8
2004

Kontact Artwork News, Interviews with Dariusz Arciszewski and David Vignoni

In an effort to bring the kde-look.org community's creative power to Kontact, a contest was launched some time ago: the Kontact Splash Screen Contest. It's time to present the winner: Dariusz Arciszewski, and to know a bit about him. There are news at the icons front as well.

FEB
5
2004

Two Critical Bugs in KMail 1.6 Detected

Two critical bugs crept into the just released version of KMail. One is related to POP filters and the other to spam filtering - both cause mail loss! They are fixed in CVS and patches are linked on the KDE 3.2 Info Page. The distributors have been asked to update their binary packages.

JAN
23
2004

Aethera 1.0.2 Now with Kolab Support

After months of hard work, the multi-platform email/PIM client Aethera now has integrated support for the Kolab groupware server. Aethera 1.0.2 comes with support for email, calendar and todo using KOrganizer as a plug-in, sticky notes, address book and now Kolab integration.

JAN
13
2004

Second Osnabrueck Meeting Boosts PIM Development

Last year in January, Intevation invited the KDE PIM team to a meeting for a hackfest to their offices at Osnabrueck. This was such a great success, that everyone was glad Intevation invited several European KDE PIM team members a second time exactly one year later to polish and fix up Kontact and its components for the upcoming KDE 3.2 release.

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