JUL
24
2001

Proposed Timetable for KDE 3

While we anxiously await the release of KDE 2.2
in two weeks,
Waldo Bastian,
the current KDE release coordinator, has
posted the proposed schedule for the release of KDE 3. The upshot:
KDE 2.2.1 is scheduled for September 2001 and KDE 3.0 for January
2002. The full schedule is available below.

 

JUL
22
2001

C'T Releases IOSlave Tutorial

c't magazine has just published an English translation of an IOSlave tutorial written by Carsten Pfeiffer and Stephan Kulow. The article tells you everything you need to know to add support for new protocols to KDE. Examples covered include slaves that generate HTML and an ioslave for audio CDs. This is a great tutorial, so check it out and start coding!

JUL
22
2001

Slashdot: TheKompany's Shawn Gordon Responds In Full

TheKompany.com has contributed several apps to KDE such as Kivio and Kamera. In this Slashdot interview, Shawn Gordon gives us more insight and details on his company.

JUL
20
2001

freekde.org is on the air

If you thought news here was a tad slow lately, you'd be right. Most of our editors are either on vacation or have taken some time off, and we haven't really gotten all that many submissions from you either. Fortunately, Neil Stevens comes to the rescue with his brainchild freekde.org, a dedicated KDE news site with an editorial slant towards Free Software and whether to use tabs or spaces for indentation.

JUL
19
2001

KDE Dot News: Features and Fixes

Lately, we've been spending some time improving the dot and implementing new features. While our efforts are far from over, we thought we'd announce a few of the things we've done so far.

JUL
17
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE #17

KC KDE is back this week with a double issue spanning the last 14 days. Read about video embedding in Konqi, KOffice news and plans, a new proxy configuration GUI (complete with screenshots), and much more. Thanks, Aaron.

JUL
17
2001

KDE 2.2 Release Schedule Update

After some debate last week over whether KDE 2.2 HEAD BRANCH
was ready for a stable release,
Waldo Bastian, the KDE 2.2
release coordinator, has
posted
a revised release schedule (also available if you Read More).
The release has been delayed two weeks from Monday, July 16 to August 6.

JUL
16
2001

Apps Roundup #2: Focus on Bibletime 1.0

The weekly Apps Roundup column has turned out to be not-so-weekly this far, but in the second installment I go much further in-depth and take a closer look at Bibletime, a scripture-study program for those of the Judaeo-Christian faiths. Because I went crazy with the screenshots, the review is
available here. Enjoy!

JUL
16
2001

Konqueror Gets Text-to-Speech Synthesis

George Russell today released Speaker, a first salvo at making Konqueror (the KDE web browser) synthesize text to speech and hence making Konqueror useable by people with visual impairments and by people who are otherwise unable to view a screen.

JUL
14
2001

KDE Print Presentation

Michael Goffioul, the main architect of the new KDE Print system, has posted an HTML version of the presentation he gave at LinuxTag. The presentation is complete with screenshots and gives a good overview of the KDE Print technology featured in KDE 2.2. More info, screenshots and photos are available from the KDE Print site.

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