AudioCD KIOSlave Debut

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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.


Kimageshop Has New Lease on Life as Krayon

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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?

 


KDE wins Linux Journal´s Editor Choice Award

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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.


KDE Announces Launch of the KDE League

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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