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).

AUG
31
2001

Hancom/theKompany.com Merge Product Lines, Announce Qt-3.0 Office Suite

During the first day of the
LinuxWorld Expo,
Hancom Linux and
theKompany.com became the talk of the show with the news that they are merging their product lines
and releasing a complete Linux/KDE office suite this coming
November. Dubbed
"HancomOffice
2.0
", the suite will combine 4 Hancom products

AUG
30
2001

Torvalds Lauds KDE

During a panel discussion at LinuxWorld Expo here in San Francisco, CA, Linus Torvalds said that the biggest development in Linux this past year has been the desktop, as reported in this story.

AUG
30
2001

KDE Is the "Best Open Source Project"

Moments ago, at LinuxWorld Expo being hosted in San Francisco, CA, the KDE Project was honored as the winner in the "Best Open Source Project" category. On hand to accept the Open Source Product Excellence Award on behalf of the KDE development community were KDE developers Charles Samuels and Rob Kaper, as well as yours truly.

AUG
29
2001

KOffice 1.1 Rolls Out

After a series of three betas and one release candidate, the KDE
Project
used the occasion of the first day of the Linux World Expo
in San Francisco, CA to
announce
(alternate with fixed
table
) the much-anticipated stable release of KOffice 1.1. KOffice
is a free, Open Source,

AUG
28
2001

New IOSlave To Access Freenet In Konqueror

A new KDE IOSlave enabling easy access to Freenet has been announced by Jay Oliveri in this message to kde-devel.

AUG
25
2001

KC KDE Issue #20

Aaron J. Seigo is back with
another issue of Kernel Cousin
KDE
, Issue #20 for Aug. 10. Due to Zack's vacation, the issue
is temporarily being hosted
here. Check it
out for stories on continuing efforts to improve
Konqueror's support for EMCAScript (JavaScript),

AUG
17
2001

First review of KDE 2.2

There is a nice and favorable review of KDE 2.2 available here.

The author does make some mistakes and some propositions that do not seem too clueful (Gecko instead of KHTML? Try KMozilla..), but it's still a nice read.

I do agree about the need for better integration between the kdepim programs and kmail, however.

AUG
15
2001

KDE 2.2 Ships (Visit an FTP Server Near You)

After some delay caused by a severe hardware failure on KDE's ftp server,
the KDE Project has announced
the official release of KDE 2.2. This release brings a lot of goodies,
including: faster startup times (using the experimental
objprelink
method
) and performance; numerous improvements to HTML rendering
and JavaScript support; the addition of IMAP support (including SSL and

AUG
14
2001

Dot Down, Master Down, Newsforge on Largo

The dot was down again this weekend as many of you had noticed,

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