NOV
12
2002

OSNews.com: I'm Hammering

Corey Taylor has written an article for OSNews.com called "KDE 3.1 RC2: I'm Hammering". He has some font and icon issues with Red Hat 8.0, but overall seems happy. It's good to see people actually appreciating the new eyecandy and all the hard work by the artist team and developers.

NOV
9
2002

Major German Paper praises KDE and Konqueror

The big German newspaper Süddeutsche (400000+ copies sold every day) has published a 10-part installation report (German) of SuSE Linux 8.1.

NOV
8
2002

KDE Merchandise Sales to Support Developers

Shawn Gordon of
theKompany has found
a new and innovative way to support KDE development:
a new line of
KDE-themed merchandise has been made available and each month a random KDE developer will be awarded with the profits from the sale.

NOV
5
2002

KDE 3.1 RC2: Ready For A Hammering

The KDE Project today released KDE 3.1 RC2, probably
the last release candidate for KDE 3.1.
A good number of showstoppers in RC1 have been fixed, and the new default Crystal-SVG icon set has been polished based on the valuable feedback received. Nevertheless, please give this RC2 another round of thorough testing to make sure all the major wrinkles have been

NOV
4
2002

Sydney Morning Herald: Interview with Sirtaj Singh Kang

Sirtaj Singh Kang, better known to many of us as "Taj", joined the KDE
project as a developer early in its history (read his People interview
here). He was recently
interviewed
by The Sydney Morning Herald Online.
Interview topics range from why get involved in Open Source (I work on

OCT
29
2002

KDE 3.1 RC1: Ready for a Short Test Drive

The KDE Project yesterday
announced the release
of KDE 3.1 RC 1. This release, while important, will have but a short lifespan (RC 2 is scheduled for next Monday), and so binary packages are not planned.
A couple of points to consider: First,
if you are wed to the hicolor icons, please note that they have been moved
to the kdeartwork package; the other packages ship only with the new modern
and attractive Crystal-SVG icon theme.

OCT
29
2002

KC KDE 45 is up

Issue #45 of Kernel Cousin KDE is up. Hopefully from now on I'll be able to release a new one every Monday.

OCT
28
2002

KOrganizer Workshop: Outlook2Vcal

Have you ever wondered how to export your appointments from

OCT
28
2002

KDE in Debian News

Switch wrote us a while ago to inform us of unofficial KDE 3.0.4 packages for Debian PowerPC. Instructions here in Spanish -- English users just have to grab the sources.list line. In related news, Zack Rusin wrote in to inform us of the Debian Desktop project.

OCT
26
2002

The Register: Fabulous Fonts in KGX

The Register is running a
short tutorial on
everyone's favorite obsession: getting fonts to look their best.
Included are instructions for re-compiling the FreeType engine
to get an optimal look, something distributions often fail to do due to
potential licensing problems.
Another interesting thing I learned from the article: although MS has

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