DEC
10
2000

Extended WM Specification ready

Encouraging news come from the X Desktop Group. Havoc Pennington, founder of the group and free software visionary, announced the release of the version 1.0 of the Extended Window Manager Specification.

DEC
10
2000

kde.themes.org Needs Your Help!

Have you noticed that kde.themes.org has not been as active as everything else in the kde world? Apparently, they need some help to maintain the site. If you have "intimate knowledge of the KDE theme system" then you may be the person for the job. If you're interested, email cjr and ElCoronel.

DEC
9
2000

Linux.org interviews David Faure

Linux.org has interviewed David Faure. David talks about KDE 2, Konqueror and the future of KDE and Linux. This is a nice reading.

DEC
7
2000

Konqueror Goes Embedded!

Our friend Simon Hausmann wrote in with some exciting news about KDE's excellent browser Konqueror: it's been ported to Qt/Embedded. He says: "I just uploaded a first version of a port of the
Konqueror webbrowser to Qt/Embedded, Konqueror/Embedded. The project aims to build a feature complete version of the webbrowsing

DEC
7
2000

KDE Anti-Alias Font Howto

Kurt Granroth has taken the plunge and compiled KDE and X with a number of the cutting-edge extensions which Keith Packard has been working on. The result of hours of compiling and following a few simple instructions: a fully anti-aliased KDE session, with a screenshot to show how it looks.

DEC
7
2000

Application Quickies

It's time for a bag of quickies focusing on application news.
Shawn Gordon informs
us that theKompany.com has moved
Kivio to KDE CVS as part of the
KOffice package. This is a great
addition to the KOffice suite. theKompany also recently released
version 2 of

DEC
5
2000

KDE 2.0.1, Now Ready for Download

The KDE Team has just announced the release of KDE 2.0.1. While the release is primarily for updated translations and documentation and for the addition of Japanese as a supported language, it also fixes many of the very annoying bugs in 2.0. A summary of the fixes and a KDE 2.0.1 Info Page are also available. As always, enjoy!

DEC
5
2000

Antialiased Konqueror!

Keith Packard, member of the XFree86 Core Team and author of the highly anticipated Render extension for X, posted an exciting screenshot Sunday to kde-devel: Konqueror displaying kde.org using antialiased text! Unfortunately the code is not ready for general use, but Keith offered a rough patch for Qt to set things in motion.

DEC
4
2000

People Behind KDE: Matthias Elter

In the latest installment of The People Behind KDE, Tink brings us an interview with Matthias Elter, release coordinator for KDE2.0 and everyone's favorite kicker hacker. "I got involved with KDE after reading the "call for help" c't article on KDE AlphaI written by Kalle in 1997.

DEC
1
2000

Advances in Alpha-Blending

Icon alpha-blending has taken some big steps forward today. First, Antonio Larrosa introduced alpha blending to the HEAD branch in CVS. Here's a screenshot showing one icon blended into another.

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