FEB
12
2003

KDE-Forum.org and KDE-Look.org Hosting Updates

We're pleased to note that KDE-Forum.org is now back online after a rocky start. A big thanks goes out to Pierre-Emmanuel Muller and Cyberbrain who are now hosting this site, and of course to zenok, fan of KDE and creator of KDE-Forum.org for web-based KDE-related discussions.

FEB
11
2003

KDE 3.1: eWeek Review, More RPMs

eWeek's
Jason Brooks has
tested and
reviewed
some
new features of
KDE 3.1,
which he calls
"Linux's best hope for becoming a viable desktop

FEB
10
2003

Kopete Celebrates First Anniversary, Improves Usability

The Kopete Project celebrated its
first anniversary yesterday by
announcing
the release of Kopete 0.6. Kopete is KDE's all-purpose, modular and
extensible chat client, which currently supports the MSN Messenger, ICQ,
AIM OSCAR, Jabber and IRC protocols. A sampling of the great new features
includes sophisticated (HTML) text rendering, signing / encrypting chats

FEB
10
2003

KDE Developers Meet In Brussels For FOSDEM

Several KDE developers travelled to Brussels, Belgium to attend the FOSDEM event. Activities included bugfixing, development discussions and presentations, keysigning and of course socializing.
Pictures (more, more) are available.
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Read on for an extensive report of all the happenings!

FEB
8
2003

KDE-CVS-Digest for February 7, 2003

This week in the latest KDE-CVS-Digest: Read about the improvement in filters to interoperate with other applications and formats such as Outlook Express, OOImpress, MSWrite, RTF and ApplixGraphics.

FEB
6
2003

KDE 3.1: Desktop Sharing in Practice

Desktop Sharing is a KDE service that allows you to share your desktop using the RFB protocol, better known as VNC. This new feature of KDE 3.1 allows a friend or administrator to fix problems on your computer, or you can use it to show your desktop to somebody else at a remote location. It is compatible with all regular VNC / RFB clients.

FEB
5
2003

KDE in Iran

An informal group called LIGLUG (LinuxIran Gnu/Linux User Group) yesterday finished its work on a customized live CD based on
KNOPPIX. GNU/Linux and KDE being widely unknown in Iran, this live CD, which is called "Shabdix", will be used to promote GNU/Linux and FarsiKDE in Iran. It will be released to the public as Shabdix 0.7.

FEB
4
2003

KDE/GNOME To Cooperate On Interface Guidelines

As recently announced, an effort has been started for closer cooperation between the KDE and GNOME usability teams. The effort was announced in a message sent to the
open-hci@freedesktop.org
mailinglist that was created for this purpose.

Original announcement by Aaron J. Seigo:

FEB
3
2003

KDE Kiosk Highlighted in Linux Magazine

A feature article on KDE that appeared in the November edition of Linux Magazine is now available online. The article concentrates on deploying KDE in business environments and showcases a few of KDE3's newer features. It outlines how to lock down and configure a KDE3 installation using the KDE kiosk framework and how to set up KDE to use centralized resources for configuration and data.

FEB
3
2003

J'ai deux amours: Paris et KDE

KDE-France will be holding a booth at Solutions Linux,
a Linux Show in Paris open from the 4th to the 6th
of February.
David Faure will give a conference Wednesday afternoon about KDE for the end
user. The KDE-France team will demonstrate KDE 3.1, sell KDE Goodies and a
brand new KDE Demo CD based on Knoppix. We will also

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