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

OCT
19
2002

KC KDE #44 is Up

Kernel Cousin KDE is back! Issue #44 is now up, featuring everything from a summary of KMail developments to Qt GStreamer bindings, Kopete news and much more. Grab it here.

OCT
19
2002

ZDNet Covers Upcoming KDE 3.1

Ismail Donmez wrote in to point out that ZDNet UK is featuring a nice article on the upcoming KDE 3.1. The article is based on Dre's excellent teaser preview, and despite one or two slight inaccuracies, provides some very nice publicity for KDE aimed at the general computing public.

OCT
16
2002

KDE, KMail Voted Best of Breed by Linux Journal Readers

Linux Journal has announced the winners of its 2002 (8th Annual) Readers' Choice Awards. According
to Linux Journal, [a]lmost 6,000 Linux Journal readers visited
the Linux Journal web site and voted on their top choices in 25
categories
. KDE took the honors in the Favorite Desktop
Environment
category, and KMail

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