MAY
24
2001

Gesture Recognition for KDE

Mike Pilone has stepped up to the challenge of implementing gesture recognition for KDE. "KGesture uses libstroke to recognize definable gestures, then run an associated command. Using KDE's DCOP interface, KGesture can interact with applications already running, or launch new applications." You might be forgiven if, like me, you first thought this was a joke.

MAY
23
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE #10 Released

Kernel Cousin KDE #10 has just been released, as usual it describes the latest discussions on the KDE development lists. Topics this week include a new busy cursor implementation, KSpread filter news and the code freeze for KDE 2.2 alpha2. You can find the latest issue here.

MAY
22
2001

KOffice-1.1 Beta2 Released !

A second beta of KOffice-1.1 is now available. The improvements since the first beta are considerable, particularly in KWord. If you are looking for a stable and full-featured word processor under Linux, give it a try! This release also features improved filter support throughout the suite including better MS Word and MS Excel support, and a new Quatro Pro filter.

MAY
22
2001

Qt ported to Mac OS 9/X, BeOS

Trolltech have announced that they have successfully ported Qt to the Macintosh platform.

MAY
21
2001

People Behind KDE: Anne-Marie Mahfouf

Are you looking for proof that the KDE Project is about more than just an assortment of code? Or are you trying to understand the joy and passion that people seem to share for this project? Then you may enjoy this interesting interview that Anne-Marie Mahfouf has granted to Tink. Anne-Marie is interested in KDE documentation, translations and eduware. She is only too right when she says that the documentation and translation teams deserve more of our praise and attention.

MAY
20
2001

developerWorks: Introduction to KDE

IBM developerWorks is featuring a positive review and introduction to KDE 2.1 by Sam Lantiga of Loki Software.

MAY
18
2001

Weekly Apps Roundup #1

Some time ago I decided to start a weekly column, Apps Roundup,
to summarize some of the interesting things happening with KDE applications. This inaugural issue features status updates
for Kate,
Kivio,
LISa and the KDE Installer

MAY
18
2001

KDE on Windows?

I was browsing SourceForge today and stumbled across the KDE on Cygwin project.

MAY
16
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE #9: System Configuration Tools, etc.

After missing a week due to other commitments, Aaron J. Seigo is back in full swing with KC KDE # 9. Highlights include a new project to build KDE system configuration tools, improvement of the KDE printing framework to direct output to arbitrary devices (including faxes), and access control lists for KDE CVS. Read more here.

MAY
15
2001

People Behind KDE: Ivan E. Moore II

Packaging is one of the activities in our project that requires much discipline, dedication and patience. In this week's People Behind KDE, Tink interviews Ivan E. Moore II, who has held the office of Debian Packager for our project for a long time.

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