JUL
24
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 has been published. This edition includes Konq/E updates, KOrganizer compatiblity with Exchange 2000, tabbed browsing updates for Konqueror, KDE 3.2 candidates such as fractions with KBruch and KSVG. Enjoy!

JUL
23
2002

Dot Series: Creating Konqueror Service Menus

The ability to select mimetype-specific actions from Konqueror's context menu is an oft-requested feature. The pleasant surprise is that this is already possible. The even more pleasant surprise is that you don't need to be a software developer to do it. This article, the fourth in the dot tutorial series, details step-by-step how to quickly and easily add new actions to Konqueror's context menu.

JUL
19
2002

Linux Today: A Look at Kernel Cousins and KDE Myths

Linux Today takes a closer look at Kernel Cousin KDE and the new KDE Myths site, particularly how they originated (1, 2) as a community effort by Aar

JUL
17
2002

OSnews: Interview with Waldo Bastian

OSnews is running an
interview
with the dot's very own
Waldo Bastian.
Besides his long-running contributions to a large range
of the KDE libraries and other desktop infrastructure, Waldo is
well known as the KDE 2 "release dude", for helping keep the KDE
infrastructure operating, and as an inexhaustible supply

JUL
12
2002

OSNews: Bringing KDE Closer to Joe User's Desktop

User Interface designer Eugenia Loli-Queru has written a thoughtful and well-illustrated article for OSNews where she discusses which parts of KDE are good and which ones could use some polishing. "What is a good User Interface? Well, in order to answer that, we will have to take into account that different people like different shapes, colors and functionality.

JUL
11
2002

KDE 3.1 Alpha1: Brings New Eye Candy, New Features

A brand new alpha of the breath-taking KDE 3.1 development branch has been announced. This release sports everything from wonderful new eye candy to tons of popular new features including new and exciting "easter eggs" (aka bugs) just waiting to be discovered.

JUL
11
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #40 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE Issue 40 is out, covering a myriad of news from the KDE mailinglists. This new issue covers KOffice Clipart, new artwork for Atlantik, printing issues, new OpenGL screensavers and the upcoming website on debunking KDE Myths. Enjoy!

JUL
9
2002

TuxReports: KWord 1.2beta2 snapshots

Tux Reports is featuring a brief review of KWord 1.2beta2 particularly highlighting the popular WYSIWYG feature. "KWord launched into a beautiful layout. Since I hadn't seen any screenshots of the new layout, it caught my attention. Nice job!" The review includes some nice screenshots.

JUL
8
2002

MozillaQuest: Tabbed-Browsing Coming to Konqueror

MozillaQuest is running a nice little story on the upcoming Tabs feature in Konqueror. "The K Desktop Environment (KDE) certainly has done lots to narrow the gap between the Linux desktop and the Microsoft Windows desktop. And the addition of tabbed-browsing to KDE's Konqueror browser is one more large step in closing that gap.

JUL
8
2002

Security: Potential Local Root Exploit (Artswrapper)

A possible local root exploit affecting all versions of artswrapper
(introduced in KDE 2 pre-releases) was posted late Sunday to some of the well-known
security websites. The exploit only affects installations which
have installed artswrapper setuid "root".
A patch
(GPG
signature
) against KDE 3.0.2 was released almost immediately (thanks

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