OCT
18
2000

Hispanic Slides, Kandidat Review, KDE2 On Schedule

Luis Digital wrote us about his various presentations on the KDE2 betas directed at the Hispanic community, but with screenshots everyone can enjoy. In a similar vein, MachineOfTheMonth is presenting a review of Kandidat (warning: popup ads).

OCT
17
2000

LJ Readers' Choice

I'm pleased to announce that KDE received the
Linux Journal Readers' Choice award for
Favorite Desktop Environment at the Atlanta Linux Showcase. You
can take a look at the award poster. Congratulations everyone!

OCT
16
2000

KDE Linux Packaging Project Taken Down

Ivan E Moore has pulled the plug on the KDE Linux Packaging Project. On his page he explains the reasons, citing a lack of time and the fact that he received little help from the community, along with "one person".

OCT
16
2000

People Behind KDE: David Faure

This week's installment of The People Behind KDE, interviews David Faure of Konqueror fame. David has done some amazing programming for KDE and continues to impress. What is David's current role in KDE?

OCT
16
2000

KDE and OpenOffice

Sun Microsystems, probably best known at the KDE end of the spectrum for their influential paper on local vs distributed computing, recently open-sourced StarOffice, making it freely available to KDE as well as other projects. What impact will this have on KDE and KOffice?

OCT
15
2000

Linux Online: Interview with Shawn Gordon

LinuxOnline is currently featuring an interesting interview with Shawn Gordon of theKompany.com.

OCT
13
2000

KDE at LinuxExpo Toronto

Cristian Tibirna writes, "David Faure and I will be present in the name of KDE at the LinuxExpo in
Toronto from 30 October to 1 November 2000. [...] If you will be in the Toronto area in this period and you will be available
for helping us present KDE in the booth kindly lended to us by the organizers

OCT
13
2000

LWN on PR, KSourcerer.org downtime

The latest edition of LWN has a nice editorial on PR in free software projects. Worth a read. "An often-heard sentiment among KDE developers is that they may have a better desktop, but that the project has taken a number of hits on the public relations front.

OCT
13
2000

DCOP bindings for Java

Matthias Hoelzer-Kluepfel recently announced Java bindings for DCOP. In other words, Java can now communicate with and control KDE2 applications. A welcome addition to the existing C bindings for DCOP, originally used by the long gone kmapnotify.

OCT
12
2000

KDE Desktop 2.0 Final Release Candidate Available

RC2, the (hopefully) final release candidate before the scheduled release of KDE 2.0 on October 23, is out, with binary packages available for Mandrake, RedHat (6.2 and 7.0) and SuSE (6.4 and 7.0). The full announcement is below. As the code will be frozen on October 16 for the KDE 2.0 release, here is your last chance to find show-stoppers, or you'll have to live with them for a while <grin>.

KDE Desktop 2.0 Final Release Candidate Available for Linux®

Final Release Candidate of Leading Desktop for Linux®
and Other UNIXes®

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