NOV
27
2000

Quickies: Release Schedules; Magellan Milestone1 Released; KDE Threading; KDE and Schools; Konqueror Review

The KDE Release Dude has posted updated release schedules for KDE 2.0.1, a bug-fix and translation release due out next week, and KDE 2.1, which will provide new functionality and improvements in many areas of KDE. The first beta of KDE 2.1 is due out in three weeks.

NOV
25
2000

KDE 2.0 porting mailing list

A new KDE 2 porting mailing list has been set up to help KDE 1 application authors port their software to the new APIs. Please subscribe if you are interested in porting your KDE 1 application to KDE 2 or if you want to help others with porting their applications. To subscribe visit http://master.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde2-porting or send a mail with "subscribe your-email-address" in the subject of the message to kde2-porting-request@kde.org.

NOV
24
2000

AudioCD KIOSlave Debut

For those of you who like to stay on the bleeding edge, Rik Hemsley announced that he's officially checked in an 'audiocd:' kioslave. Provided you have the cdparanoia libraries installed, this will allow you to browse your audio CDs in Konqueror, and convert audio tracks (with error correction!) to wav format by simply dragging them to your desktop. Great stuff! Hooks for CDDB support have been included, but the actual code has yet to be written.

NOV
24
2000

On Releases, Mailing Lists and Merchandise

David Faure, the new KDE release
coordinator, has set forth the release schedule for KDE 2.0.1, a bugfix and translation release, and KDE 2.1. KDE 2.0.1 should be available on December 4, and

NOV
22
2000

The KDE League, Explained

Chris Schlaeger, one of the two core KDE developers most active in the formation of the KDE League, has written a tome explaining the motivation behind creating the League and why it was done in secret. What it all boils down to: have fun and spread the code!

Hi developers, translators, doc-writers and artists!

NOV
21
2000

KDE's people: Lars Knoll

There's no possibly better way to present Lars to KDE fans than this: "please, meet Lars KHTML...errr! Lars Knoll". Our ever-resourceful Tink brings into near-view one of the legendary developers of the most powerful and most modern Free Software HTML rendering widget in existence. You're our guest into this new episode of People Behind KDE.

NOV
21
2000

Kimageshop Has New Lease on Life as Krayon

John Califf wrote in to tell us that, "Krayon (also known as Kimageshop) is alive and well and under active development now." Read below about the status of this important KOffice component. Has anyone used it lately? What features are most important to add/get working before Krayon is distributed with KOffice?

 

NOV
16
2000

KDE wins Linux Journal´s Editor Choice Award

Linux Journal´s editorial Board announced recently the list of winners for the second annual LJ´s Editor Choice Award. KDE wins the Best Desktop Environment category. Notice that this is different from LJ´s Reader Choice Award that KDE won earlier this year.
Congratulations to the KDE community and many many thanks to Linux Journal, for the high quality tribune they produce for us and for this new award.

NOV
15
2000

KDE Announces Launch of the KDE League

The KDE Team today announced its collaboration with industry leaders to
form the KDE League. The League will focus on facilitating the promotion,
distribution and development of KDE, with the goal of establishing KDE
as a desktop standard for PCs, workstations and mobile devices. The
League will not be involved in KDE development.
The League will be holding a press conference at 2:00 pm Las Vegas (PST)
time on Wednesday, November 15, 2000, in Room B in the media tent in the

NOV
15
2000

Kasbar - The Next Generation

I'm in the process of improving the Kasbar taskbar replacement, and as there
seems to be a fair degree of interest I thought I'd outline what I've done so
far and my plans. My first aim (which I have nearly achieved) was to ensure
that Kasbar had all the features of the standard taskbar, but I have quite a
bit more in mind...

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