KDE 3.5.9 Info Page
KDE 3.5.9 was released on February, 19th, 2008. Read the official announcement.
This page is no longer maintained. Currently, only KDE 4.2.0 and newer are maintained. Please have a look at the KDE 4.4.0 Info Page instead.
Please report possible problems to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patches for the issues mentioned below are available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches unless stated otherwise.
- None known yet
This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release was packaged:
- None known yet
Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.
FAQSee the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ.
Download and Installation
Library Requirements. KDE 3.5 requires or benefits from the given list of libraries, most of which should be already installed on your system or available from your OS CD or your vendor's website.
The complete source code for KDE 3.5.9 is available for download:
Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5.9 for some versions of their distribution, and in other cases community volunteers have done so. Some of these binary packages are available for free download from KDE's http or FTP mirrors.
Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:
- Debian packages will soon be in Debian unstable.
- KDE 3.5.9 updates for Fedora 7 and 8 have been built and pushed as updates"
- Mandriva Mandriva packages are provided now in official Mandriva repositories. For Mandriva 2008.0, users should enabled backports repositories. More info on how to enable backports, you can find in Backports and Candidate Updates. 2008.0 backports are kindly provided by Nicolas Lecureuil. For cooker and pre 2008.1 release candidate users, cooker repositories already have packages updated, just need choose your regular mirror and update your kde as usual.
The openSUSE KDE packages are developed in the openSUSE Build Service. Please read this page for how to upgrade your KDE installation.
Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.
Check this list to see which distributions are shipping KDE.