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Apple Computer has expanded its open-source operations, cheering volunteer Web browser coders who had raised complaints against the computer maker.
KDE-Artists.org is a new KDE sister website created specifically for artists and coders to use for reference and direction in creating a high quality consistant user interface.
Konstruct updated to KDE 3.4.1. Konstruct is a build system which helps you install KDE releases and applications on your system from source tarballs.
It's official. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.4.1, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes.
fab has posted links to pics of some of our most beloved kde developers at and beautiful surroundings of the Dutch KDEPIM meeting cleverly titled From Holland with Love.
KDE 3.4.1 is on it's way. It was tagged on May 23 and your favorite distro's developers are toiling away to make a version available for your desktop. It should be released to the general public in less than a week and perhaps your distro will release their version at the approximate same time. Besides starting on the 4.0 branch of kde, developers have been working hard on improving their stable branch. What's new this release?
Earlier today I came across an article that made me smile. What does it mean? Well, to me it means three things. The first sure thing is: KDE is leading the way for the Linux desktop adoption...
KDE's latest community website KDE-Files.org has gone online. The site is a central exchange platform for all sorts of documents and document templates. In the future users will be able to use the KHotNewStuff system to access KDE-Files.org directly from the applications.
There is a big ballyhoo on Slashdot and many other newssites regarding a “KDE Apple divorce", as well as “Firefox scolding the KDE Team”. Let me summarize what happened. The story starts in 2003:
Two years after it selected open-source rendering engine KHTML as the basis of its Safari Web browser, Apple Computer has proposed resolving compatibility conflicts by scrapping that code base in favor of its own.
The conversion of KDE's source repository from CVS to Subversion is now complete. This is the largest ever change from CVS to Subversion. The conversion script ran for a total of 38 hours from start to completion. All KDE developers with CVS accounts now have Subversion accounts.
Pascal provides a lot of rpms for the SUSE community… But also at this years FOSDEM he guided a group of 20 KDE-hackers through Brussels to a secret hacking location.
Qt4 is really progressing well. The only problem at this point is that it still changes a lot even after Beta 2... So what’s new in Qt land since Beta 2?
Eckhart Wörner has reported a vulnerability in KDE, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.