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KDE Commit-Digest for 16th April 2006

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Furious activity in Digikam, KmPlot and amaroK, compile and linking fixes for applications in trunk with CMake and multi-platform porting fixes. Furthermore, KSmileTris was removed from the kdegames module in trunk.

Moodin Theme Creator Website

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This website allow you to create a Moodin theme from a background image you will upload. After that, you can play to set the position of icons, labels, etc

SpreadKDE: Try KDE

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Try KDE is a new resource listing ways that you can try out KDE without commiting to a full GNU/Linux or BSD install. It includes links to live cds, VMware player images and Klik bundles as well as links to KDE desktops available over NX, with explanations of these technologies.

New KOffice supports Oasis

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Another major advance is the unified scripting solution, Kross. The cross-language support for scripting (hence the name) allows for scripting in both Python and Ruby.

KDE Look and Feel for Java Preview

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Sekou Diakite has released an alpha version of a KDE Look and Feel for Java. This is an interesting step forward in Linux/Unix desktop integration since Java applications can now use the KDE/Qt libraries for drawing Java widgets and even directly use existing KDE widgets.

KOffice 1.5 Released

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The KOffice team is proud to announce KOffice version 1.5. With this release, KOffice starts its ascent into the office suite hall of fame. This version sports OpenDocument as the default file format, accessibility, a new project planning tool KPlato, professional color support and adjustment layers in Krita and the long awaited Kexi 1.0.

KDE 3 - All About the Apps

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Last November, KDE 3.5.0 was released. Since then, many users have been waiting for the next big steps. While most of the core developers are working on the first iterations of KDE 4, the KDE 3 developer platform is more vital than ever, resulting in new and exciting applications. "All About the Apps" puts the spotlight on the classics of KDE's applications as well as new and promising applications from the KDE community that can make your KDE desktop more productive.

People Behind KDE: Kenneth Wesley Wimer II

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Tonight, the People Behind KDE interview series brings you an interview with Kenneth Wesley Wimer II. As an KDE artist, he is known for his work on KDE's artwork and the Oxygen Icons for KDE 4.

Kerry 0.1

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With the upcoming SUSE Linux 10.1 Release Candidate (really, no kidding!) and no further changes allowed for it I thought it was time to release Kerry 0.1 including translations for 18 languages.

KDE: New User Forum and other quickies

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A quick roundup of a few important announcements from Trolltech and others. KDE Forum is back online with a new look and new moderators, thanks Bram and Ruurd.

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KDE 3.5.2 Released

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Today, the KDE Project announces the release of the K Desktop Environment 3.5.2. This second update release in the KDE 3.5 series brings an improved user experience and stability by focusing exclusively on translations and bug fixes.

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KDE Afternoon at FISL to be Broadcast by InfomediaTV

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The International Free Software Forum will be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from April 19 to 26. On the first day of the event KDE will be holding KDE Afternoon, a talk show hosted by developer Helio Castro and broadcast on Brazilian TV show InfomediaTV.

Repeat after me: No more Linux desktop forks

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Sokulla said SimpleKDE's goal "is to create a KDE based (which can be the best base in my opinion), enterprise level, simple, easy to use, secure desktop environment. So we want to make something between Gnome and KDE. Some people consider our relationship with KDE [similar] to the one between Gnome and Xfce. But this is not true; we are not that far to KDE, we are forking KDE."

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Akademy 2006 is in Dublin this September

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The yearly KDE World Summit, Akademy, has found a home for 2006 on the emerald isle. This year, the multi-day event for contributors to the leading Free Desktop will be held from September 23nd to 30th 2006 in beautiful Dublin, capital city of Ireland.

KDE Human Computer Interaction Working Group Formed

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In order to facilitate current inter- and extra- community communication and innovation there is need for a Human Computer Interaction working group (short name "HCI working group") within KDE made up of core accessibility, usability, internationalization and artist community members.

People Behind KDE: Alexander Neundorf

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People Behind KDE is our fortnightly exposé of the celebrities of KDE. Tonight we bring you the man who made the first Samba io-slave, an NFS io-slave and from those pre-zeroconf days the Lisa lan-browsing io-slave. This same man is single handedly porting KDE to a whole new build system. Find out all the gossip in our interview with Alexander Neundorf.

Second Beta of KOffice 1.5 Released

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With more than 1500 improvements since the first beta release of the 1.5 series, the KOffice developers invite the user community for the final round of testing of KOffice 1.5 before the first release candidate.

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