JAN
25
2002

Adam Wiggins: Open Source on the Business Desktop

TrustCommerce has spent the the last 12 months or so transitioning to KDE/Linux-based desktops for general staff, with "resounding success". As Chief Software Architect, Adam Wiggins has written an excellent essay detailing the situation, requirements, issues, and the process of switchover.

JAN
24
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #31 Is Out

JAN
24
2002

KDE 3.0 Release Plan Update

The KDE 3.0 Release Plan has been updated, with the KDE 3.0 Release Candidate 1 (likely to be renamed Beta2 shortly) now scheduled for February 4th, followed by a "deep freeze", and the announcement of KDE 3.0 on March 18th.

JAN
23
2002

People of KDE: Dimitris Kamenopoulos

In this week's episode of The People Behind KDE, you can learn all about
Dimitris Kamenopoulos.
Dimitris provides internationalisation (i18n) and localisation (l10n) of KDE into Greek. Rush to the interview, if you want to find out how to spend time on KDE without having your girlfriend complain.

JAN
23
2002

Matthias Ettrich: Integrating Qt Apps with KDE

Matthias Ettrich is proposing a new strategy for more strongly integrating Qt-only applications into KDE. It's an intriguing proposal and relevant to KDE, considering the growing number of cross-platform but Qt-only applications becoming available. The initial "not-perfect but simple" basic idea is that a small libQtKDE proxy library would invoke KDE functionality when available, or otherwise fall back to Qt functionality.

JAN
21
2002

LinuxPlanet: Between the Sheets with KSpread

LinuxPlanet is running a review of KSpread. The article is nicely written, warmly positive, but also points out some of the more serious missing features of KSpread, such as a lack of spreadsheet functions. "As far as the interface goes, everything was simple and clean. There is a function drop-down menu if you want it, or you can use a Formula Editor to build your functions.

JAN
19
2002

KDE::Enterprise: KDE At Conectiva

I have just added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with popular Latin America Linux distributor Conectiva. The interview has some nice insights, covering their use of KDE, what their customers want, and their wide-range success in deploying KDE. "Our employees range from Linux gurus to people who have very little computer experience like lawyers, accountants and personal secretaries.

JAN
18
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #30 Is Out

Aaron J. Seigo delivers again with Kernel Cousin KDE #30. This week the summaries of the development mailing-lists include talk about KDE 3.1 features, Debian package maintainance, KDE artwork, GCC3 and the new KDE::Enterprise Forum. Enjoy!

JAN
18
2002

FOSDEM.Org: Interview with Richard Dale

Our friend Raphael Bauduin has interviewed KDE bindings guru, Richard Dale, on FOSDEM.Org. "The bindings are regenerated for each KDE release. I take a patch of the manual edits that were needed for the previous release. Then run the new headers through kalyptus, and apply the patch of manual edits.

JAN
16
2002

APPS.KDE.com: New Features for a New Year

Over the last few weeks, I have been busily adding a number of new features and enhancements to appsy. Most of them enable
greater customization of site content, such as receiving email notification when a particular application or any application within a particular category is updated. Others provide more information and statistics about the site and the software listed on it. And, not coincidentally, there is a new "news" system
where you can post comments on a story as well. You can find out about the

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