KDE 3.5 Beta 1 Info Page
KDE 3.5 Beta 1 was released on September 21st, 2005. Read the official announcement.
This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release date:
Qt 3.3.5 was released too late to adapt to it and it shows some fundamental compilation problems. Please do not use Qt 3.3.5 or expect compilation trouble.
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.
See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have.
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 Beta 1 is available for download:
The Konstruct build toolset can help you downloading and installing these tarballs.
Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5 Beta 1 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:
- 3.5 KDE testing branch: Archlinux KDE 3.5 Testing Branch
- Hoary and Breezy (Intel i386): Kubuntu KDE 3.5 Beta 1 packages page
- SUSE Linux (README) :
Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.