DEC
22
2002

KDE 3.0.5a: Security Release

The KDE Project today released a
security advisory
affecting all versions of KDE 2 and KDE 3. The advisory is the culmination of
the security audit which delayed
the release of KDE 3.1
until January. The KDE Project strongly encourages all KDE users to upgrade to
KDE 3.0.5a, which was also
announced

DEC
7
2002

KDE 3.1 Release Slips to Next Month, KDE 3.1RC5 Out

The much-anticipated release of KDE 3.1, originally
scheduled
for this week, has been delayed, most likely until early next month.
On the positive side, the delay could not have been for a better reason.
Dirk Mueller, the KDE 3.1 Release Coordinator,
explained

NOV
27
2002

2002 KDE e.V. Meeting Report

From the 24th to 28th of August 2002, members of KDE e.V. were invited to meet at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg, Germany, to discuss various matters relating to KDE e.V. and KDE in general.

NOV
12
2002

Security: Vulnerabilites in Certain Protocols, LAN Browsing

The KDE Project today issued two security advisories which affect KDE
versions 2.1 through KDE 3.0.4 (and also through KDE 3.1 RC3). The
first
advisory
concerns the rlogin:// service and, for affected
KDE 2.x systems, the telnet:// service. The
second

NOV
12
2002

KDE 3.1 RC3: Last Dance?

The KDE Project today released KDE 3.1 RC3 with fixes for several severe bugs in RC2. This RC is likely the last before 3.1 although there remain a few items on the TODO list for KDE 3.1. If you find a showstopper problem in this release candidate not yet listed on bugs.kde.org, please file a report as soon as possible.

NOV
5
2002

KDE 3.1 RC2: Ready For A Hammering

The KDE Project today released KDE 3.1 RC2, probably
the last release candidate for KDE 3.1.
A good number of showstoppers in RC1 have been fixed, and the new default Crystal-SVG icon set has been polished based on the valuable feedback received. Nevertheless, please give this RC2 another round of thorough testing to make sure all the major wrinkles have been

OCT
29
2002

KDE 3.1 RC1: Ready for a Short Test Drive

The KDE Project yesterday
announced the release
of KDE 3.1 RC 1. This release, while important, will have but a short lifespan (RC 2 is scheduled for next Monday), and so binary packages are not planned.
A couple of points to consider: First,
if you are wed to the hicolor icons, please note that they have been moved
to the kdeartwork package; the other packages ship only with the new modern
and attractive Crystal-SVG icon theme.

OCT
10
2002

KDE 3.0.4: Fourth Enhancement Release (And Two Security Advisories)

The KDE Project today
announced
the release of KDE 3.0.4.
Besides a number of usability and stability enhancements,
it provides two important security
corrections. The first corrects the file sharing program KPF, which
since KDE 3.0.1 has permitted a remote user to retrieve any file
readable by the user running KPF
(security
advisory
).

OCT
3
2002

KDE 3.1beta2 Hits the 'Net

Yesterday the KDE Project
announced
the release of KDE 3.1beta2, the third (and final) development release of the
KDE
3.1 branch
. On top of the large number of improvements over KDE 3.0 which have already been
announced, this release offers

SEP
11
2002

KDE Ships KOffice 1.2, an Integrated Office Suite for Linux/Unix

The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of
KOffice 1.2. David Faure, KOffice
release coordinator and developer, noted that the release features "an
incredible number of improvements
". What with a truly great
new (English-only) thesaurus, enhanced scriptability of suite components,
WYSIWYG on-screen display, bi-di text, KWord mail-merge and footnotes, and
KSpread database connectivity, enhanced printing and new sorting functionality,

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