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!
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
The KDE Web Team would like to announce a competition to design a new logo for the KDE.org website. The prize for the competition is the honour and satisfaction of having your work displayed on KDE.org and its subdomains, with full credit given for each use of the image. The competition will run over the course of a month and closes on April 30th, 2003.
In this week's version of KDE-CVS-Digest, read about improvements to KBugBuster which now supports most Bugzilla sites (GNOME, Mozilla, Apache, XFree86, Ximian, Red Hat and more) and not just the KDE version of Bugzilla, the introduction of