MAR
21
2001

KDE 2.2 Multimedia Meeting: Report

Stefan Westerfeld recently posted a detailed
summary of the KDE 2.2 Multimedia Meeting, held on IRC on March 6.
The meeting focused on aRts, the linchpin of the KDE 2 multimedia architecture.
Topics covered include threading the aRts server; improved error handling
when distributed objects fail; increasing aRts user-friendliness (e.g.,

MAR
20
2001

People behind KDE: Simon Hausmann

The wonderful Konqueror/Embedded project, the DCOP bindings for the C language, contributions to Konqueror, KParts (and before that, OpenParts), KHTML and KOffice... all this work is courtesy of Simon Hausmann.
Tink needed all her persuasive powers to make Simon submit to this interview for the well known weekly series. Have a thankful thought for her work while you enjoy Simon's answers.

MAR
19
2001

Announcing KDE-Women!

The latest addition to the KDE web family is already a few days
old and in search of enthusiastic women coders, writers and designers.
The new KDE-Women website has set
out to do this and much more. The stated goal of the website:
"We want to build an international KDE forum for women by providing a
place where women can present what they already contribute to KDE and
where
women, who want to contribute, find a starting point. But the content on

MAR
18
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE Issue #2 is Out

This week in KC KDE, you can read all of 14 topics covering RealPlayer 8 and KDE2 integration, HTML form completion in Konqueror, the new KDE2 scanner library and GUI, SDI vs MDI, kISDN and kppp integration, and more. Go get it here.

MAR
16
2001

KDE at UK Linux Expo's

I have been in the progress of organising a KDE booth at the Linux Expo in London on the 4th/5th July 2001. I have some more good news in that we will also have a booth at the Linux Expo in Birmingham, at the NEC on 12th/13th September.

MAR
16
2001

KuickShow for KDE 2.1

Many of you have been waiting for this one. Carsten Pfeiffer wrote in to tell us about the first release of KuickShow since KDE 1.1.2 in July 1999. KuickShow is a nice image viewer based on Rasterman's Imlib, and in case you don't remember, the killer feature of KuickShow was its blazing speed.

MAR
16
2001

Tutorials On Using Anti-Aliased Fonts With KDE

LinuxPlanet recently published an article which contains a tutorial on how to set up anti-aliased fonts on your KDE 2 box. This article complements the tutorial posted some time ago by Lars Knoll.

MAR
15
2001

KDE Dot News: Growing Pains

As the Dot has been getting more and more successful, and more and more popular, we've been attracting script kiddies and trolls like flies. As Dre previously reported: "On March 13, 2001, at 1:33 am EST, someone using the anonymizer.com service succeeded in putting malicious Javascript code into one of the posts.

MAR
14
2001

KDE at CeBIT 2001

Many KDE Developers will converge the week of March 22-28 in Hannover, Germany for CeBIT (English). CeBIT is Europe's largest computer trade show with over 8,000 companies representing 60 countries in attendance. Torsten Rahn wrote in with details of what's
going on there with KDE:
"The KDE Project will be presenting a snapshot of the upcoming KDE 2.2

MAR
14
2001

New Development Mailing List for KDE Games

Martin Heni, the reigning master of games.kde.org, sent this note for our readers interested in game development: "Josef Spillner has arranged the opening of a
new KDE mailing list called kde-games-devel@kde.org
which has its mailman webpage

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