FEB
13
2001

"Business Ethics" in the Open Source Community?

What do we do when one of our own, a company with long-time roots in the Open Source community, rejects our code of ethics and resorts to deceitful tactics for the express purpose of undermining an Open Source project? It appears that the newly-named Ximian is doing exactly that.

FEB
12
2001

People behind KDE: Jono Bacon

Welcome to your weekly tour of the KDE people gallery. This time, Jono Bacon answers Tink's questions. A student, a writer, a guitar player and a KDE developer, Jono acknowledges to have come to KDE by necessity and to have stayed by love. Visit Tink's talk lounge for other great interviews.

FEB
12
2001

Cervisia 1.0 and 1.1 released

Cervisia, an advanced graphical frontend for CVS, has finally been released as a 1.0 version. This release compiles either with KDE1 or KDE2 and contains complete documentation. Also available now is the 1.1 release, which contains a pile of new features and usability enhancements. Read on for a few highlights.

Cervisia features include:

FEB
11
2001

KDE Book Used in Universities

You might be interested to know that
KDE is being used for
teaching in universities. I'm also pleased to say that they're using the open content KDE 2.0 Development book.

FEB
11
2001

KDE 2.1 Release Delayed 1 Week

David Faure, our release manager, has announced the latest KDE 2.1 release schedule. KDE 2.1 will now be officially announced Feb 26, mainly due to popular demand and the fact that the KDE Artist Team is hard at work polishing up this release. For a preview of what's to come, check out the new KControl design. Definitely seems worth the wait!

FEB
9
2001

KDE Available on CD-ROM

One of the most common requests I get is "can I get KDE on CD-ROM?", I'm happy to say that the answer now is "yes!". I've created a page on KDE.org that lists all known vendors that have KDE on CD-ROM. I've also noted whether the vendor contributes part of the proceeds back to the KDE Project or not. Check it out here.

FEB
7
2001

Multihead Support in KDE 2.1

Bradley T Hughes has implemented multihead support for KDE 2.1, and is currently commiting the code. This is one fine feature masquerading as a bugfix but which should make a lot of people with multiple monitors quite happy.

FEB
7
2001

KDE@OSDEM.fr, BlackAdder Demo, BiDi in Qt 3.x

From El Moustico, a quick article in French sums up the KDE technology overview given by David Faure at OSDEM.

FEB
7
2001

On a Kollision Kourse

There's a very complimentary article about KDE 2.1 on LinuxToday AU. From the article: "They certainly don't mess around on planet KDE. This week saw the release of the second beta of KDE 2.1 - a major upgrade which adds a huge number of improvements to this impressive, must-have software". You can read the full story
here.

FEB
6
2001

Impressions from Linux Expo Paris and OSDEM Bruxelles

All-around KDE guru David Faure (website) recently attended the Linux Expo in Paris and subsequently the OSDEM developer meeting in Brussels. Below he gives us his very interesting impressions of the events, especially how they relate to our favorite desktop.

 

Linux Expo Paris

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