Announcements 

Tuesday, 5 December 2000

KDE 2.0.1 Release Announcement

The KDE Team today announced the release of KDE 2.0.1, KDE's powerful, modular, Internet-enabled desktop. KDE 2.0.1 is a translation, documentation and bug-fix release and follows six weeks after the release of KDE 2.0 Read More
Monday, 23 October 2000

KDE 2.0 Release Announcement

The KDE Team today announced the release of KDE 2.0, KDE's powerful, modular, Internet-enabled desktop. This highly anticipated release constitutes the next generation of the award-winning KDE 1 series, which culminated in the release of KDE 1.1.2 just over a year ago. KDE 2.0 is the work product of hundreds of dedicated developers originating from over 30 countries. Read More
Tuesday, 10 October 2000

KDE 2.0 Release Announcement

Final Release Candidate of Leading Desktop for Linux® and Other UNIXes® October 10, 2000 (The INTERNET). Read More
Monday, 2 October 2000

Linux Congress Documentation and Localization Workshop

The first meeting of KDE translation and documentation teams has been a success. (...) This success demonstrates that there are strong energies willing to bring Unix Operating Systems and Free Software to the citizen with a documented, easy-to-use graphical interface, in their own language. This is an approach that proprietary operating systems are unable to sustain consistently. Now that computers have come to everyday life, this is putting a threat on cultural independance of many countries with respect to American language. On the contrary, all the people attending the workshop are committed to making computers - even using powerful Operating Systems like GNU/Linux - more easy to use for everyone. Read More
Friday, 15 September 2000

KDE 1.94 Release Announcement

The KDE Team today announced the release of KDE 1.94, the fifth and final beta preview of KDE 2.0, KDE's next-generation, powerful, modular desktop. Following the release of KDE 1.93 on August 23, 2000, the release, code-named "Kandidat", is based on Trolltech's Qt 2.2.0 and will include the core KDE libraries, the core desktop environment, the KOffice suite, as well as the over 100 applications from the other core KDE packages: Administration, Games, Graphics, Multimedia, Network, Personal Information Management (PIM), Toys and Utilities. The release is targeted at users who would like to help the KDE team make usability, speed and feature enhancements and fix the remaining set of bugs before the release of KDE 2.0, scheduled for early-fourth quarter 2000. Read More
Tuesday, 5 September 2000

KDE Official Response to Stallman Editorial

KDE Response to Stallman Editorial In a recent editorial on Linux Today, Richard Stallman claimed that KDE is still in violation of the GPL even though Qt is now covered under the GPL and all KDE code is compatible with the GPL. His rather absurd reasoning is that since KDE once violated the GPL, it will always be in violation unless the individual copyright holders "grant forgiveness. Read More
Thursday, 31 August 2000

KDE Official Response to GNOME Foundation

The recent announcements regarding the formation of a GNOME Foundation coupled with the Sun/Hewlett Packard decision to use GNOME as their standard desktop has resulted in a deluge of requests to the KDE Core Team asking what our "position" is. Well, this is it. We offer this position paper in the hope that we can put this behind us and get back to coding Read More
Wednesday, 23 August 2000

KDE 1.93 Release Announcement

Fourth Beta Preview of Leading Desktop for Linux® and Other UNIXes® August 23, 2000 (The INTERNET). Read More
Tuesday, 22 August 2000

KDE Desktop Is Show Favorite at LinuxWorld Expo

August 22, 2000 (The INTERNET). KDE, the most advanced and user-friendly desktop for GNU/Linux - UNIX operating systems, was honored as Show Favorite in the Desktop category at the LinuxWorld Expo, held in San Jose, California last week. Read More
Saturday, 29 July 2000

KDE 2 Launch Pad

In a modest attempt to assist new users as well as devoted supporters, the developers of KDE Team prepared a series of documents presenting the most interesting technologies and the most important improvements that the KDE code acquired. Read More