AUG
1
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #42 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE #42 has hit the virtual shelves.

JUL
28
2002

OfB Open Choice Awards 2002: KDE 3.0 Best Desktop

Open for Business has held its first annual

OfB Open Choice Awards
and KDE 3.0 has won in the category
Best Desktop Environment:
"If the KDE Project had been content to stick with KDE 2.x, this may very
well have been GNOME's year to shine. Unfortunately for the younger project, KDE
moved forward at such a rapid pace this year, some people thought the project's

JUL
25
2002

Sebastien Biot: KDE Usability - First Steps

Sebastian Biot looks at KDE Usability in the first of a series of studies. "While some participants noted that KDE looked different from Windows, none seemed bothered by the differences and the look-and-feel of KDE. Users identified all the elements of the interface without any trouble including KDE's Konqueror and KMail icons. Most users seemed to understand the K menu's presence and function intuitively and they used it much more than I had anticipated.

JUL
24
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 has been published. This edition includes Konq/E updates, KOrganizer compatiblity with Exchange 2000, tabbed browsing updates for Konqueror, KDE 3.2 candidates such as fractions with KBruch and KSVG. Enjoy!

JUL
23
2002

Dot Series: Creating Konqueror Service Menus

The ability to select mimetype-specific actions from Konqueror's context menu is an oft-requested feature. The pleasant surprise is that this is already possible. The even more pleasant surprise is that you don't need to be a software developer to do it. This article, the fourth in the dot tutorial series, details step-by-step how to quickly and easily add new actions to Konqueror's context menu.

JUL
19
2002

Linux Today: A Look at Kernel Cousins and KDE Myths

Linux Today takes a closer look at Kernel Cousin KDE and the new KDE Myths site, particularly how they originated (1, 2) as a community effort by Aar

JUL
17
2002

OSnews: Interview with Waldo Bastian

OSnews is running an
interview
with the dot's very own
Waldo Bastian.
Besides his long-running contributions to a large range
of the KDE libraries and other desktop infrastructure, Waldo is
well known as the KDE 2 "release dude", for helping keep the KDE
infrastructure operating, and as an inexhaustible supply

JUL
12
2002

OSNews: Bringing KDE Closer to Joe User's Desktop

User Interface designer Eugenia Loli-Queru has written a thoughtful and well-illustrated article for OSNews where she discusses which parts of KDE are good and which ones could use some polishing. "What is a good User Interface? Well, in order to answer that, we will have to take into account that different people like different shapes, colors and functionality.

JUL
11
2002

KDE 3.1 Alpha1: Brings New Eye Candy, New Features

A brand new alpha of the breath-taking KDE 3.1 development branch has been announced. This release sports everything from wonderful new eye candy to tons of popular new features including new and exciting "easter eggs" (aka bugs) just waiting to be discovered.

JUL
11
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #40 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE Issue 40 is out, covering a myriad of news from the KDE mailinglists. This new issue covers KOffice Clipart, new artwork for Atlantik, printing issues, new OpenGL screensavers and the upcoming website on debunking KDE Myths. Enjoy!

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