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

JUL
6
2002

KDE Report At Linux@work 2002

KDE-nl was present at Linux@work 2002 last June and they've written up an nice bilingual report on the event, complete with annotated photos. "In the morning at 8.00 AM we arrived at the Radisson Hotel.

JUL
3
2002

KDE 3.0.2: Second KDE 3 Service Release Ships

The KDE Project today announced the availability of KDE 3.0.2,
the second maintenance release
of the KDE 3.0 series. Dirk Mueller,
the KDE 3 release coordinator, explained that
"a number of stability and useability enhancements have been
backported from the active KDE 3.1 branch to the KDE 3.0 codebase and
bundled in this update. We recommend that all KDE 3 users update
to this newest, stable release.
" More details are in the

JUL
1
2002

KWinTV Rewrite Alpha 1

As scheduled, the KWinTV rewrite has left the vapourware stage with the first alpha now available. It looks great already, and should become a killer application for those of you owning a TV card. " This release is intended as a basic demonstration of the design of the application.

JUN
29
2002

LinuxWorld: Why KDE Apps Have A Bright Future

In what started as a series on KDE versus GNOME, columnist Nicholas Petreley has concluded the run with an article that details why he feels the future for KDE/Qt is so bright. He points out a few shortcomings in KDE (like the lack of tabbed browsing in Konqueror or underlining of typos in KWord -- both in CVS!) and says he feels confident that the KDE developers will fill those gaps.

JUN
27
2002

KOffice 1.2beta2 is Out!

KOffice 1.2beta2 is out, sporting an impressive number of changes, with improvements all around the board including substantial filter enhancements, footnotes in KWord, and templates in KSpread. "This release, which is available in
56
languages, includes
a frame-based, full-featured word processor
(KWord);

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