JUN
12
2003

KDE Nove Hrady Conference: Register now!

For those of you who have been anxious: You can now register for the Nove Hrady conference ("Kastle"). The Kastle info pages have been updated to contain more details about arrival, departure and accommodation. Remember that places are limited, so better hurry! Active contributors do of course have precedence.

JUN
11
2003

KDE Traffic #54 is Out

KDE Traffic #54 has been released. KOffice updates abound, as well as an update on the continuing saga of Ellis Whitehead. I wonder if penguins make good wives. Anyway, get it at the usual place.

JUN
10
2003

ContentPeople: Review of Quanta Plus

The ContentPeople are currently featuring a review of Quanta Plus by Jono Bacon. "Quanta manages to balance a full array of features, without useless bloat. I found very few features within the environment that I didn't use regularly. To me, this is evidence of how careful the developers are to keep Quanta Plus lean, rather than flashy.

JUN
10
2003

Siddhu Warrier: Setting up Samba

KDE enthusiast Siddhu Warrier has kindly contributed a write-up of his experiences with setting up a Samba server using Linux and KDE. For those of you who don't know what Samba is, the bottom line is that with a little black magic, you can conveniently access files, directories and printers on a Linux machine from a Windows machine and vice-versa all over the network.

JUN
9
2003

Report from Brazil's Software Livre Forum 2003

Helio Chissini de Castro of Conectiva recently gave a KDE speech at Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil and was kind enough to write up his experiences for the rest of us. In recent years, Rio Grande do Sul has become a GNU and consequently GNOME stronghold, so prepare yourself for an entertaining if not graphic read!

JUN
9
2003

Kontact Progress: New Summary View

Kontact, the KDE personal
information management
application evolves from day to day. The
integration of KMail,
KOrganizer,
KAddressBook and
KNotes is nearly finished now and over the weekend the summary
view -- which can display current weather information and upcoming events such as birthdays -- was added.

JUN
9
2003

KDE on FreeBSD: Alan Eldridge (1961-2003)

It is with sorrow that I have to inform you of the death of Alan Eldridge this weekend.
Alan, or 'alane' as he was known within the Open Source community, was a core member of the team which packages KDE for FreeBSD, and a respected member of the Open Source community outside of KDE.

JUN
6
2003

KDE-CVS-Digest for June 6, 2003

This week in
KDE-CVS-Digest
: Improvements and bugfixes to the new tab code used
in Konqueror and now Quanta Plus, numerous
usability enhancements in KMail including easier keyboard shortcut
editing and flickering toolbars fixed, KDE Print gets a new PPD parser,

JUN
6
2003

Tales of a Clock

Every now and then, someone points out something embarrassing in KDE that just needs to be fixed, and fixed quickly. So, less than 24 hours after Nat Friedman's interview on OSNews, the main valid issue he pointed out -- that KDE's clock configuration dialog was messy and bloated -- was already being fixed.

JUN
3
2003

KDE Traffic #53 by Russell Miller

A slick KDE Traffic #53 is out. This one features a single long-standing topic, the release cycle of KDE 3.2. Read all about it at the usual location.

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