SEP
7
2001

Quickies: The Ones We Missed

Some time ago, Bowie J. Poag wrote in with a link to the System 26 GUI Component Stockpile, a large public repository of raw materials such as individual sounds (clicks, beeps, bells and whistles) and images (buttons, textures, pixmaps, etc) specifically geared for use within GUIs. This may to be a good place to start if one were building a new KDE theme.

SEP
5
2001

LWE Wrapup

Rob Kaper and myself have collaborated on a summary of the happenings at last week's LinuxWorld Expo. We tell you what really took place at the most fabulous booth at the show <grin>. And don't forget to check out Rob's extended and hilarious picture gallery of the event!

KDE Report: LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2001

SEP
4
2001

Interview with the Konqueror core team

OSnews is running a nice interview with Konqueror developers Dirk Mueller, Waldo Bastian, Carsten Pfeiffer and Simon Hausmann about what the future holds in store for Konqueror. Most of the covered topics are familiar to the frequent dot.kde.org reader, but some stuff -- such as details of the Atheos port, font handling, and plans for improved CSS2 support -- is very interesting.

SEP
2
2001

KMail 1,000,000,000th Second Bug Looms

If you did not heed our warning from six months ago and are still using KMail < 1.0.29.1 (from KDE 1.x), you are advised to please upgrade to KDE 2.2 (or KDE 2.1.x) immediately. In about a week the bizarre KMail 1,000,000,000th second bug will strike, which can cause corruption of your mail folders. Details about the bug are available here.

SEP
1
2001

KC KDE Issue #21

This week's issue of KC KDE is devoted to the exciting events surrounding the start of KDE3 development and the Qt3 porting efforts.

SEP
1
2001

KDE 2.2 Packages For Solaris

Eva wrote in to inform us that the Solaris packages for KDE 2.2 are finally ready. They are targeted at the Sparc and Ultra Sparc architectures, and work with Solaris 6/2.6, 7/2.7 and 8, and possibly Solaris 2.5 and 2.5.1 as well (Don't blame us for these confusing version numbers).

AUG
31
2001

Hancom/theKompany.com Merge Product Lines, Announce Qt-3.0 Office Suite

During the first day of the
LinuxWorld Expo,
Hancom Linux and
theKompany.com became the talk of the show with the news that they are merging their product lines
and releasing a complete Linux/KDE office suite this coming
November. Dubbed
"HancomOffice
2.0
", the suite will combine 4 Hancom products

AUG
30
2001

Torvalds Lauds KDE

During a panel discussion at LinuxWorld Expo here in San Francisco, CA, Linus Torvalds said that the biggest development in Linux this past year has been the desktop, as reported in this story.

AUG
30
2001

KDE Is the "Best Open Source Project"

Moments ago, at LinuxWorld Expo being hosted in San Francisco, CA, the KDE Project was honored as the winner in the "Best Open Source Project" category. On hand to accept the Open Source Product Excellence Award on behalf of the KDE development community were KDE developers Charles Samuels and Rob Kaper, as well as yours truly.

AUG
29
2001

KOffice 1.1 Rolls Out

After a series of three betas and one release candidate, the KDE
Project
used the occasion of the first day of the Linux World Expo
in San Francisco, CA to
announce
(alternate with fixed
table
) the much-anticipated stable release of KOffice 1.1. KOffice
is a free, Open Source,

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