MAY
3
2002

Guarddog Firewall 2.0 Almost Ready For Release

Guarddog is an easy to use, yet powerful, firewall for Linux machines running KDE 2 or 3. Guarddog isn't just a pretty GUI face thrown over the standard command-line firewalling utilities, it allows you to quickly and easily specify your firewall policy at a high-level, and then takes care of the rest. The first release candidate, version 1.9.15, is out and now needs heavy user testing.

APR
29
2002

Application Of The Month: KTouch

As part of the May 2002 issue of "Application of the month" series on KDE.de, Klaus Stärk has interviewed Håvard Frøiland, author of KTouch. KTouch is part of the KDE Edutainment Project and provides a quick and fun way to learn the useful and impressive skill of touch typing.

APR
10
2002

KVim Reaches Stable Milestone

Thomas Capricelli, Philippe Fremy, and Mickael Marchand are pleased to present the first ever stable version of KVim, finally bringing us "the power of VIM with KDE's friendliness". In case that means nothing to you, VIM stands for Vi IMproved and has become the defacto standard version of Vi on most Linux distributions.

APR
6
2002

KDE.de App of the Month: KView

Klaus Stärk informs us that
the German KDE website has
announced
the April 2002 App of the Month:
KView.
As usual, the useful (German) review includes a screenshot-laden

MAR
26
2002

Komba: Security Release

Frank Schwanz, the developer of Komba,
a popular Samba share browser,
today announced a security release. All versions of Komba2 prior to today's release are
affected by a flaw which permits other users easily to learn a share
password whenever the share is mounted. All Komba users are encouraged

MAR
21
2002

KWinTV: Future Vision

Richard Moore has been
working diligently on a rewrite of
KWinTV, the KDE
TV-card application. The "new" KWinTV (screenshots:
Channel
Wizard
;
Channel
Wizard - Scanning
;
Channel

MAR
4
2002

KDE.de App of the Month: Kate

Klaus Stärk informs us that
the German KDE website has
announced
the March 2002 App of the Month:
Kate
(appsy
entry).

JAN
16
2002

APPS.KDE.com: New Features for a New Year

Over the last few weeks, I have been busily adding a number of new features and enhancements to appsy. Most of them enable
greater customization of site content, such as receiving email notification when a particular application or any application within a particular category is updated. Others provide more information and statistics about the site and the software listed on it. And, not coincidentally, there is a new "news" system
where you can post comments on a story as well. You can find out about the

JAN
4
2002

KDE.de App of the Month: KNotes

KDE.de (KDE's German-only site) has
selected
KNotes
as the Anwendung
des Monats
for this January, 2002.
Along with a
screenshot-rich

DEC
10
2001

GPL'd Quanta Plus 2.0 is Out

Eric Laffoon reports that the stories of the demise of GPL'd Quanta have been greatly exaggerated, and to prove it, the Quanta Plus developers have released Quanta Plus 2.0. For those of you who don't know yet, Quanta Plus is a popular and rapid web development tool for KDE.

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