APR
9
2004

KDE 3.2: A User's Perspective, Now Online

I gave my presentation "KDE 3.2: A User's Perspective" to my local Linux User Group last Tuesday night as previously announced. The talk was well received, and left some people (even KDE users) overwhelmed with new information. It just goes to show that I wasn't the only one who knew KDE was a great environment, but hadn't even scratched the surface yet!

MAR
1
2004

The KDE Wiki Has Moved

Lukas Masek (aka luciash d' being) has announced the successful completion of the move of the KDE Wiki to the KDE Dot News server. With the move, KDE Wiki gains not only more computing resources, but also a new domain name in the form of wiki.kdenews.org.

FEB
10
2004

NewToLinux: KDE is so cool because...

Following the release of KDE 3.2, a friend and I have put together a series of articles promoting features of KDE that might change the way you work. We all know about the features of KDE that are promoted in press releases and demonstrated in screenshots, but the enormous power that lies "under the hood" of KDE in technologies like kioslaves, view profiles and kparts is often overlooked.

JUN
23
2003

Checking Hotmail with KMail/Gotmail

At our Belgian SuSE LUG, we have written a handy bilingual HOWTO (dutch version) about how you can check your Hotmail email in KMail with the help of Gotmail.

JUN
10
2003

Siddhu Warrier: Setting up Samba

KDE enthusiast Siddhu Warrier has kindly contributed a write-up of his experiences with setting up a Samba server using Linux and KDE. For those of you who don't know what Samba is, the bottom line is that with a little black magic, you can conveniently access files, directories and printers on a Linux machine from a Windows machine and vice-versa all over the network.

MAR
17
2003

Web Shortcut Goodness: KDE Support for Feedster

You already have KNewsTicker and you often hit the popular sites for the latest news. But have you tried Feedster, the RSS search engine? Now, the latest KDE CVS includes support for Feedster in the elegant form of a web shortcut.

JUL
23
2002

Dot Series: Creating Konqueror Service Menus

The ability to select mimetype-specific actions from Konqueror's context menu is an oft-requested feature. The pleasant surprise is that this is already possible. The even more pleasant surprise is that you don't need to be a software developer to do it. This article, the fourth in the dot tutorial series, details step-by-step how to quickly and easily add new actions to Konqueror's context menu.

MAY
15
2002

KDE Usability Team Takes First Steps

The KDE Usability Team has come out with the biggest and most visible change yet. Aaron J. Seigo recently announced and committed an almost complete re-organisation of the Kicker KControl module with accompanying updates to Kicker. Illustrative screenshots of this important first step can be found here.

MAY
14
2001

How to configure your Anti-Aliased desktop

Various people have been asking how to configure fonts with the new Xft extension, which enables AA fonts, among other things.
This is a short tutorial on how to configure the new Xft extension.

Configuring the Xft extension (including antialiasing)
Danny Tholen (obiwan@mailmij.org)

MAR
26
2001

KMail 1,000,000,000th Second Bug

Daniel Naber, KDE developer and webmaster for the KMail website, announced that a bug has been discovered in KMail version < 1.0.29.1 which, after September 9, 2001, can cause corruption of your mail folders. Versions 1.0.29.1 and 1.0.29.2 will not corrupt the Mail folders but will display dates incorrectly.

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