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);

JUN
27
2002

Quickies: Inorog Interviewed, Konqi Konquers, Rikkus Rants

A new "modding site" has interviewed our own Cristian Tibirna, one of the first KDE core developers.

JUN
27
2002

KDEnews.UNIXcode.org Launched!

A new information and discussion hub for KDE has been launched, called KDEnews.UNIXcode.org, or simply

JUN
24
2002

KDE Dot News: Community FAQ

By popular demand, we are answering some of the most frequently asked questions at the dot. Read the following FAQ if you are interested in understanding how the dot operates, how best to contribute articles, and how to help improve the dot in general. Nothing is really set in stone here. The FAQ will be updated as required and as per your comments, and may eventually be moved to a different final location. With your help, KDE Dot News can hopefully improve and serve your needs better in the future.

JUN
22
2002

KOrganizer: Embedded Release 1.0 + Groupware Workshop

The KOrganizer website is featuring a new workshop series. The first awesome document is chockful of screenshots and useful tips on how to use group scheduling.

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