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.

SEP
19
2001

KDE 2.2.1 Goes Live

The KDE Project has just released KDE 2.2.1. Though a week and a few days late, I am happy to report that the delay made this (perhaps the last stable release of the KDE 2 series) better. Read the announcement or go straight to the source. Please note that some of the packages -- RedHat and Yellow Dog spring to mind -- were uploaded late and may take some time to sync to the mirrors.

SEP
19
2001

KDE/Linux As Windows 2000 Replacement?

Rob Valliere has written a success story in which he (partially) converted a small office (25 computers) from a Windows-only environment to a mixed Windows-Linux/KDE environment.

SEP
18
2001

Noatun-Interview with KDE Developer Charles Samuels

Klaus Stärk has
submitted an interview he recently conducted with
Charles Samuels about
Noatun. Noatun is KDE's powerful multimedia (video/audio)
player. Klaus tells us that Noatun will be the "Application of the
Month October 2001" on the German
KDE-webpage
, so the interview will be translated into German at that time.

SEP
16
2001

IBM developerWorks Announces Theme Contest Winners

Frank was the first of many to write
in to tell us that IBM
developerWorks
has
announced the winners of the KDE theme
contest
. The top prize (along with a $3,000 donation) goes to Matthias
Fenner of Germany for the

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