NOV
1
2001

SecureONE and KDE In The Business

I have just added our second interview with a business to KDE::Enterprise. This time the focus is on Internet security company SecureONE, who tell us just why they have chosen to use KDE on their Red Hat workstations. "Our understanding of KDE's backend technologies helps us appreciate the framework and end-user interface even more.

OCT
30
2001

KDE Speaks Xhosa Fluently, 10 More .za Translations To Follow

Translate.org.za (partly sponsored by Obsidian Systems) is spearheading an effort to translate KDE -- the complete desktop including Konqueror, KMail, KWord, KSpread -- into the eleven official languages of South Africa. As a first start, the Xhosa translation is already part of KDE 2.2.1.

OCT
26
2001

KDE @ LinuxWorldConference & Expo 2001

The KDE Project today revealed its plans
for the LinuxWorldConference and
Expo
, a European B2B summit for the Open Source community.
Last year, in the conference's debut, over 11,000 trade visitors and
100 exhibitors attended. The conference will take place from
October 30 - November 1, 2001, at the
Frankfurt
Fairgrounds
, Frankfurt, Germany.

OCT
24
2001

C Mania: KDE 3 Offers C Bindings

Richard Dale
recently pleasantly surprised me (and probably others) by
announcing that he has committed C bindings for the KDE3/Qt3 libraries to
KDE's CVS.
Richard generated the C bindings automatically using a hacked
kdoc, with relatively little

OCT
23
2001

KC KDE Issue #22

After a two month hiatus, I am happy to report that
Aaron J. Seigo is back with
another issue of his fabulous Kernel
Cousin KDE
. This issue, which covers the week of October 8-14,
touches on wide-ranging topics such as KDE3, some new KIO Slaves, a new KDE

OCT
23
2001

KDE 3.0 Multimedia Meeting

Stefan Westerfeld
has posted
a summary of a IRC discussion held by the KDE Multimedia team
last month. Essentially a KDE 3 roadmap for the multimedia team, the
discussion covers topics ranging from MCOP and OSS compatability to recording
and video embedding. A slightly edited version of his post follows.

 

OCT
22
2001

Konqueror, KDevelop won the Linux New Media awards

Ralf Nolden, our friend and colleague, brought us the news late last week that two major products of the KDE project won Linux New Media awards at the "Systeme" fair in München. Konqueror, the versatile KDE web browser, file manager and document viewer, won the award for "Best client-side Open Source Software".

OCT
17
2001

Announcing New KDE-PIM Site

Klaus Staerk alerted us to the launch
of pim.kde.org.
The main goal of this site is to organize KDE Personal Information Management news updates as well as group together all the related projects and goals.
The site already has some basic information about not so well-known PIM
projects such as Kandy,
Karm, and

OCT
16
2001

Trolltech releases Qt 3.0

Trolltech have announced the release of Qt 3.0 for Windows, Linux, MacOS X, various Unices, and embedded systems. This version of Qt includes a rich text editor, database connectivity, improved font handling and internationalisation.

OCT
15
2001

Happy Birthday, KDE!

Five years ago, on October 14th, 1996, Matthias Ettrich delivered his famous newsgroup posting (also

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