MAY
9
2005

Linux Magazine Covers BasKet, Apollon, Fonts and KoolDock

Linux Magazine has made available a number of KDE related articles for download. Alphabet Soup covers installing fonts in KDE. Olympian Exchange explores the file sharing application Apollon.

MAY
9
2005

Application of the Month: KPDF

It might be late but that is because April's application of the month covers one of the finest additions to KDE 3.4: KPDF. The application overview takes us through the powerful features in KPDF: thumbnails, contents, scrolling, zooming and searching. We also have an interview with one of the creators of KPDF, Albert Astals Cid. He tells us how KPDF got started, about Free Software use in Spain and where we should visit on our way to Málaga.

MAY
7
2005

Tellico: The Cook's Collection

Tellico is a KDE application for organising your collections. It provides default templates for books, bibliographies, videos, music, coins, stamps, trading cards, comic books, and wines. Marcel Gagné has written an extensive review of Tellico. "I like to think of it as a very versatile personal library system." He explains how he uses Tellico to keep track of which books his friends and family have borrowed.

APR
27
2005

Knoda Meets MS Access

Knoda is a database frontend for KDE. Besides tables and queries, Knoda lets you create forms and reports, scriptable via Python. With its latest release, Knoda has introduced a driver for MS Access databases (mdb files). Knoda is the first KDE-based database frontend to be able to read MS Access databases natively and is getting closer to its goal to be a full replacement for MS Access.

APR
20
2005

OSDir.com Project of the Week: Quanta Plus

Last week, Quanta Plus was selected as the Project of the Week on OSDir. In the interview with Eric Laffoon, the project leader of Quanta+ and Kommander, you can read about the past, present and future of the KDE Web Dev module.

MAR
24
2005

NewsForge: Karamba, What an Attractive Desktop!

Newsforge has an article on how to use SuperKaramba to turn your great-looking KDE desktop into something amazing. "Just with a standard KDE install, I get the occasional 'Hey, that looks nice' from friends. When I discovered a program named Karamba for KDE a while back, that suddenly changed to outright 'Wow!'"

MAR
7
2005

Application of the Month: KSpread

March's Application of the Month covers KSpread, the spreadsheet program from KOffice. Markus Grob introduces us to using KSpread and we have an interview with its maintainer Laurent Montel. Read it now in

FEB
21
2005

Linux Magazine: KWifiManager

The March 2005 Issue of Linux Magazine has a story written by our own Chris Howells about KWifiManager (PDF format). It introduces KWifiManager, tells you how to find and connect to wireless networks and how to use it for monitoring your wireless connection.

FEB
14
2005

Application of the Month: KBear

This month in our series "Application of the Month" we show you the alternative FTP client, KBear. As usual we have an interview with the author and a description of this powerful but easy to use program.

FEB
13
2005

Connecting to the Internet with KPPP

Most ISPs provide dial-up access through the Point-to-Point Protocol, or PPP. The KDE program that gets you connected to the Internet with a modem is called KPPP. On a standard KDE setup, you'll find it under Kicker's big K by choosing the Internet menu, then clicking Internet Dialer. For those interested, an overview of KPPP including screenshots is available.

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