A release candidate of Ark Linux 2005.2 has been released, featuring KDE 3.5 Beta 1. The Ark Linux team are planning to release 2005.2 final at the same time as KDE 3.5 is released.
With over 700 attendees and a speaking track packed full of goodies, the one-day Ohio Linux Fest held this past Saturday in the city of Columbus was an unqualified success.
KDE's legal body KDE e.V. held its Annual General Meeting at aKademy 2005 last month. Notes from the meeting are now available.
For those of you who do not understand how to use KimDaBa, there is now no reason not to use it. KimDaBa is the first KDE application to offer small flash videos with voice-overs describing how to use it.
Also: Tonight's star of The People Behind KDE is geek girl Janet Theobroma.
In his reply to the Massachusetts decision to use only documents in OpenDocument format, the Microsoft manager Alan Yates writes: (paraphrased) Star Office, Open Office, KOffice and IBM Workplace are all derivatives of the same codebase. Thus there is only one program that supports Open Document, and that is illegal. This is, of course, not true.
Recent weeks have seen a lot of cooperative activity between the KDE Accessibility Team and various other Free Software accessibility teams.
Also: eWeek has a nice article summarizing some of the new features of the KDE 3.5 Beta.
September 21, 2005 (The Internet) - The KDE Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of KDE 3.5 Beta 1, dubbed "Kanzler".
Last night KDE developer Aaron Seigo was interviewed on the live weekly Podcast The Linux Link Tech Show. Episode 101 is now available for download.
This KDE 3.5 Alpha review shows us some new features coming soon. *** Alternative KDE file manager Krusader found themselves new web hosting. *** Linux.com introduces us to Kontact.
One of the most hotly anticipated presentations at this year's KDE World Summit, better known as "aKademy", was Zack Rusin's intriguing "Beauty and Magic for KDE developers." As the developer conference continued, more and more people heard of the amazing visual effects that Zack was going to demonstrate.
Kat is a framework designed to allow KDE applications to index and retrieve files. Today marks the release of version 0.6.3 fixing serveral bugs.
A vulnerability has been reported in kcheckpass, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. Patch available.
With its Issue #6, TUX Magazine published the winners of its first annual Readers' Choice Awards, placing KDE in the first place in the "Favorite Desktop Environment" category and digiKam first in the "Favorite Digital Photo Management Tool".
Usability has grown over the year since the last aKademy. During the Coding Marathon portion of the conference, the KDE-Usability group gave several presentations and tutorials so developers can learn more about usability, and get live usability support while they hacked away.
The 2005 KDE conference aKademy in Malaga, Spain, ends on Sunday 4th of September. The Beach Party on Saturday night will be the grand finale of this event .
The aKademy 2005 KDE Developers Conference finished yesterday with a second day of talks to prepare for KDE 4. Topics of the day included integration with other programming platforms, marketing KDE and accessibility.
This year's aKademy saw a whole new innovation: The KDE Appreciation Awards, also known as the "aKademy Awards". Their purpose is to recognize outstanding contribution to the KDE community.
The 2005 KDE aKademy continued today with the opening of the developer conference: two days of talks describing upcoming KDE technologies, giving programming tips and, of course, plenty of informal hacking and discussion sessions between the developers.
The KDE Users and Administrators Conference has finished after two successful days of talks, discussion and partying.
Following yesterday's rousing KDE e.V. meeting, aKademy 2005 officially kicked off today with dual presentation tracks filled with content designed for users and system administrators.