KDE 3.5.6 Released with New Features, Translations and Fixes

The KDE project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.6, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. Significant features include additional support for Compiz as a window manager with Kicker, session management for browser tabs in Akregator,


Sirius Teams Up with KDE

In a move to promote the KDE desktop in the Enterprise, the UK's Open
Source experts, Sirius Corporation, have become a Supporting Member of the KDE project. Sirius' commitment to KDE is our second supporting membership and follows Canonical's recent patronage of the project. Sirius and KDE are joint participants in SQO-OSS, an EU-funded project


KDE e.V. Quarterly Report 2006Q3 Now Available

The KDE e.V. Quarterly Report is now available for July to September 2006. Topics covered include the outcomes from the 2006 membership meeting, the status of the Technical Working Group's improved charter, the new press channel from the Marketing Working Group and for the first time a report from the Sysadmin Team.


KDE 3.5.5 Hits the Streets

The KDE developers are pleased to announce the release of KDE 3.5.5. This release includes plenty of bug fixes and updated translations for 65 languages but also features improvements such as version 0.12.3 of Kopete, sudo in kdesu, CUPS 1.2 support and speed improvements in KHTML. See the changelog for everything new.


aKademy 2006 Kicked Off

aKademy 2006 has been kicked off at the Trinity College in Dublin. The first two days consist of the contributors conference with a fully packed programme of presentations on aspects such as the community, KDE 4, cross-desktop collaboration and KDE & the Free Desktop in Asian countries. On Monday, members of the KDE e.V., KDE's legal body will hold their General Assembly.


aKademy 2006 Schedule Finalised

More than 200 members of the KDE
community, related projects, industry partners, and interested users
will be gathering on Friday for aKademy 2006 at the
Trinity College Dublin
to work on the next-generation KDE 4 desktop and cross-desktop standards.
See the official press release for the full announcement.


KDE e.V. Quarterly Report 2006Q2 Published

KDE's legal body KDE e.V. has published its second 2006 quarterly report. Topics covered include progress organising Akademy 2006, activities from the working groups and sysadmins, events organised and attended and seven new members. If you have been helping KDE for a while, do consider joining the e.V. membership.


First Development Snapshot of KDE4: "Krash"

Today, KDE releases a first developer snapshot of the
upcoming KDE4 release. This snapshot is meant as a reference for developers
who want to play with parts of the new technology KDE4 will provide, those
who want to start porting their applications to the new KDE4 platform and
for those that want to start to develop applications based on KDE4. This
snapshot is not for end users, there is no guarantee that it will be stable,


KDE 3.5.4 Released With New Features

The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.4, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. Even while KDE 4 is being prepared, improvements to KDE 3.5 have been made and this release makes them available. The new features were subject to rigorous quality testing so that KDE 3.5.4 is as stable as the maintenance releases that precede it.


Season of KDE 2006

The first Season of KDE has started. The Season of KDE is a follow-up project to Google's Summer of Code, giving all the applications that did not make it into the final selection a chance to be implemented anyway. We are happy to announce that 14 students have agreed to work on their projects even without the financial support from Google. See the Season of KDE homepage for more information and a complete list of the projects.