SEP
15
2001

ZDNet: Review of KOffice 1.1

ZDNet has published a review of KOfficeTM.
Titled "KOffice falls short of Microsoft Office standard: Updated Linux
alternative to Office not ready for corporate big leagues"
, the lengthy
review takes a close and, perhaps surprisingly, fair look at the strengths
and weaknesses of KOffice. While generally lauding KOffice, its design,

SEP
13
2001

KParts Demonstration

I have written a small article that demonstrates the use of KParts. You can find the article here. The tutorial demonstrates the ease with which KParts can be embedded in applications, and discusses their use in KOffice. This article should also be a great way for developers to get up to speed with this powerful KDE technology.

SEP
11
2001

Konqueror wins Tuxie Award

In the September 2001 issue of Linux Magazine, Konqueror, the KDE all-in-one wunder kind, has been awarded the Tuxie for Best Web Browser as part of the 2001 Editors' Choice Awards (the Tuxies).

SEP
9
2001

KDE 2.2.1/3.0 Release Schedules Updated/Posted

Waldo Bastian, the KDE 2.x release coordinator, has announced that KDE
2.2.1 was packaged as a tarball yesterday and will be officially released on September 17, 2001. Those

SEP
7
2001

Quickies: The Ones We Missed

Some time ago, Bowie J. Poag wrote in with a link to the System 26 GUI Component Stockpile, a large public repository of raw materials such as individual sounds (clicks, beeps, bells and whistles) and images (buttons, textures, pixmaps, etc) specifically geared for use within GUIs. This may to be a good place to start if one were building a new KDE theme.

SEP
5
2001

LWE Wrapup

Rob Kaper and myself have collaborated on a summary of the happenings at last week's LinuxWorld Expo. We tell you what really took place at the most fabulous booth at the show <grin>. And don't forget to check out Rob's extended and hilarious picture gallery of the event!

KDE Report: LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2001

SEP
4
2001

Interview with the Konqueror core team

OSnews is running a nice interview with Konqueror developers Dirk Mueller, Waldo Bastian, Carsten Pfeiffer and Simon Hausmann about what the future holds in store for Konqueror. Most of the covered topics are familiar to the frequent dot.kde.org reader, but some stuff -- such as details of the Atheos port, font handling, and plans for improved CSS2 support -- is very interesting.

SEP
2
2001

KMail 1,000,000,000th Second Bug Looms

If you did not heed our warning from six months ago and are still using KMail < 1.0.29.1 (from KDE 1.x), you are advised to please upgrade to KDE 2.2 (or KDE 2.1.x) immediately. In about a week the bizarre KMail 1,000,000,000th second bug will strike, which can cause corruption of your mail folders. Details about the bug are available here.

SEP
1
2001

KC KDE Issue #21

This week's issue of KC KDE is devoted to the exciting events surrounding the start of KDE3 development and the Qt3 porting efforts.

SEP
1
2001

KDE 2.2 Packages For Solaris

Eva wrote in to inform us that the Solaris packages for KDE 2.2 are finally ready. They are targeted at the Sparc and Ultra Sparc architectures, and work with Solaris 6/2.6, 7/2.7 and 8, and possibly Solaris 2.5 and 2.5.1 as well (Don't blame us for these confusing version numbers).

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