OCT
3
2001

Linuxlookup.com Interviews KDE League Chairman

Linuxlookup.com is running a nice interview with Andreas Pour, Chairman of the KDE League, Dot editor ("Dre") and KDE evangelist, about the latest KDE release, the KDE developers' attitude towards Open Source and business use of KDE and KOffice.

OCT
2
2001

Qt 3.0.0 Beta6 out, QCom gone

Normally a new beta wouldn't be dot news, but the new Qt 3.0.0 beta6 release is notable for one reason: QCom is gone. In a mail sent to qt-interest, Trolltech explains, "The feedback we received on this module during the 3.0 beta phase has been mixed. Many users think this module lacks the intuitiveness and compactness that they have learned to expect from a Qt API. Therefore, we have made the difficult decision

SEP
27
2001

Two New DCOP Tutorials

DCOP
is KDE's interprocess communication (IPC)/remote procedure call (RPC)
technology. DCOP provides a simple protocol with authentication over TCP/IP
or Unix domain sockets. Two new complementary tutorials on DCOP have just been made available
at the KDE developer site. The
first

SEP
25
2001

KDE::Enterprise Launched

Jono Bacon, perhaps
best known for his work on Kafka
and the KDE Usability
Study
, has announced the launch of his most recent endeavor:
KDE::Enterprise. Since KDE
is probably best suited for deployment in enterprises and
educational institutions at this juncture, it is at once wonderful
and very exciting to

SEP
24
2001

Interview: Trolltech's President Eirik Eng

Philippe Fremy has conducted the
first part of his interview with
Trolltech's President Eirik Eng.
Read about Trolltech's revenues, employees, partnerships, licensing, origins
and more below.

 

Trolltech Questions

SEP
24
2001

Konqueror and Other Version 5 Browsers

Peter-Paul Koch,
maintainer of a JavaScript/DOM/CSS testing site, recently updated
his browser
section
. In it he reviews
Konqueror, together with
the other Version 5 browsers, Mozilla
and IE.

SEP
23
2001

RedHat RPMs for KDE 2.2.1

Benjamin Reed wrote in to tell us that he has helped out RedHat's KDE users and put together KDE 2.2.1 RPMs for RedHat 7.0 and 7.1. "Since I got such a great response for my "unofficial" RPMs last time, I thought I'd do it again. After what seems like years of building, I've got everything together." The packages are available via http or ftp.

SEP
22
2001

KDE Edutainment Project Takes Off

The KDE Edutainment team today announced
the official launch of the KDE Edutainment Project. The project's
goal is to create educational software based around

SEP
21
2001

ZDNet reviews KDE 2.2.1

ZDNet reviews KDE 2.2.1, saying it provides a seamless migration from Microsoft platforms for business users and a comprehensive set of productivity applications, internet software and user management programs. They also mention, that "since KDE is merely running on top of the X Window System, you can perform remote administration of any KDE-enabled system by redirecting application output to another X server on the network."

Read the full review here.

SEP
20
2001

An Analysis of KDE Memory Usage

I was recently hired by SuSE to focus on optimizing KDE, and as part of my work, I have written an analysis of KDE memory usage based on Waldo Bastian's previous paper concerning GNU/Linux linker issues and KDE startup-performance. As it turns out, the linker issues examined by Waldo do indeed have an effect on the memory usage of C++ applications compiled and linked under GNU/Linux.

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