APR
22
2003

The People Behind Quanta Plus

In this fascinating interview, Eric Laffoon and András Mantia give us a glimpse into the world of the Quanta Plus project. Read on for everything from tantalising references to Kommander, billed by Eric to be part of the foundations for the next generation desktop and user experience, to details of future plans for Quanta VPL (Visual Page Layout).

APR
18
2003

KDE-CVS-Digest for April 18, 2003

This week's KDE-CVS-Digest is out. We can now do bash scripting in KDevelop.
KGhostview gets command line switches and
some bug fixes. The infamous Konqueror tab delay has been fixed again, while Safari

APR
18
2003

KDevelop 3.0 (Gideon) Alpha 4 is Out

The KDevelop team announces the availablility of KDevelop 3.0 Alpha 4a (yes, 4a). In the more than 3 months since the last release, many new features have been added, bugs have been squashed, and existing features have been refined and polished. Downloads are available via the KDE mirrors.

APR
14
2003

KBarcode: Professional Label Printing for KDE

After more than 5 months of development, the KBarcode team has released version 1.2.0 of KBarcode. This latest stable release brings professional high-quality label printing to the KDE desktop. In fact, KBarcode is already used by a few companies under production conditions and has proven to be reliable and stable -- considering the high costs for similar commercial applications, KBarcode might save you some money!

APR
11
2003

KDE-CVS-Digest for April 11, 2003

This week in the latest KDE-CVS-Digest, lots of work is happening on the basic services. A rewrite of the SMTP kioslave, S/MIME support added to KSSL, and continuing improvement to the RSS DCOP service. KMail gets an mbox (== Unix mail spool format) import

APR
10
2003

Security: PS/PDF file handling vulnerability

The KDE Security team has issued an advisory on a vulnerability present in all versions of KDE that allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands under your account. KDE 3.0.5b and KDE 3.1.1a have been released to address this problem.

APR
9
2003

eWeek: Sometimes, More Is More

eWeek's Jason Brooks gives us his take on the discussion about the complexity of KDE and GNOME in his article "Sometimes, More Is More". "I didn't switch from Windows to Linux on my home and work systems because Windows wasn't easy. I switched because as I came into contact with OS alternatives, I became frustrated with lack of flexibility I found in Windows."
Do you agree? Are we (roughly) on the right course, or should we be trimming away options?

APR
8
2003

KStars: A Desktop Planetarium for KDE

The KStars Team is pleased to announce the latest stable snapshot release of KStars, the powerful graphical desktop planetarium for KDE.

APR
5
2003

KDE-CVS-Digest for April 4, 2003

Featured this week in KDE-CVS-Digest: Continuous improvements to the development tools, with Quanta,
Kate and KDevelop getting optimizations and bug fixes, and dcoppython and kjsembed in kdebindings getting some love.

APR
4
2003

Konqueror Sidebar Gains Functionality

George Staikos recently added a fun new feature to Konqueror that sidebar lovers everywhere should appreciate. Those of you running Konqueror from CVS (or a recent enough Mozilla) can go to the Dot's new configure page to add a nifty KDE Dot News side panel to their browser.

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