DEC
20
2001

KDE 3.0Beta1: Ready For a Test Drive

The KDE Project today (OK, yesterday now)
announced
the release of KDE 3.0Beta1. The announcements contains the typical
package locations and summary of changes (visit the
developer's website for
a more detailed list of planned feature additions for
KDE 3.0 and the current progress). Since beta releases always

DEC
18
2001

KOffice 1.1.1 Ships

The KOffice project today announced the release of KOffice 1.1.1.
KOffice is a free, Open Source, integrated office
suite demonstrating the richness and power of the KDE development environment.
The release, out less than
three months after the long-anticipated KOffice 1.1 hit the KDE ftp
servers, mainly improves performance, printing (particularly in
KWord), and stability.
The announcement

DEC
17
2001

People of KDE: Arash Zeini

Arash Zeini is from Iran and takes part in translating KDE into Farsi. In his dialog with Tink for this Sunday's column of People behind KDE, Arash demonstrates that KDE helps lower borders, and facilitates friendships and collaboration instead. Here is a tribute to the diligent and efficacious work of the KDE translators.

DEC
12
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE #28

Another Kernel Cousin KDE has arrived! Issue 28 covers mouse gestures in Konq/E, SVG support for KDE, Norwegian verbs, another KDE2+3 howto, and other exciting events in the world of KDE development.

DEC
12
2001

Free Software Magazine Launches

Hong Feng, apparently a
former chief editor with O'Reilly & Associates in Beijing,
is preparing the first issue of the
Free Software
Magazine
, a periodical intended to be by and for free software hackers. He is looking for some contributors
to the inaugural issue (slated for January 2002) who can write on
KDE development and/or
Qt/Embedded development (hmmm, an article about

DEC
11
2001

Does Your Online Bank Support Konqueror?

Oliver Strutynski has a mission.
Frustrated by the fact that some online banks discriminate against
Konqueror, he has
announced
a website for promoting
Konqueror to banks. According to the site, "It is the purpose of

DEC
10
2001

People of KDE: Adriaan de Groot

Those of you interested in the interoperability of KDE with handheld computers will already be familiar with KDE developer Adriaan de Groot, current maintainer of KPilot, and guest of this week's instalment of the People Behind KDE interviews.

DEC
10
2001

GPL'd Quanta Plus 2.0 is Out

Eric Laffoon reports that the stories of the demise of GPL'd Quanta have been greatly exaggerated, and to prove it, the Quanta Plus developers have released Quanta Plus 2.0. For those of you who don't know yet, Quanta Plus is a popular and rapid web development tool for KDE.

DEC
7
2001

Meet KDE Developers At FOSDEM

KDE developers are cordially invited to the Free and Open Source Software Development Meeting (FOSDEM) which is taking place in Brussels on February 16-17, 2002. A dedicated KDE room will be made available for development talks as well as presentations.

DEC
6
2001

KC KDE #27

Aaron J. Seigo and
Juergen Appel have published the
27th issue of
KC KDE, and this is a good one.
Topics cover certain problems with using Qt-2.3.2, eliminating desktop icons,
preventing dialogs from stealing focus, the new
aRts Linux kernel module,

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